A perspective on whether or not to visit Hawaii during the COVID-19 outbreak

I've gotten more than a few emails from people asking if they should come out to Hawaii during this COVID-19 outbreak.  As luck would have it, local resident Patricia Ravarra volunteered to share her opinion on this topic and she was kind enough to write an opinion piece about it.  I think Pat has done

A perspective on whether or not to visit Hawaii during the COVID-19 outbreak2020-04-09T06:09:47-10:00

Hawaii COVID-19 Update for 4/8/2020

Our rolling 3 day average remains below our benchmark countries. Japan’s growth rate is now as high as the US average. We had a tick up in case growth rate to 6.1% from 5.9% yesterday. Hospitalization and deaths unchanged. This is a day-by-day adventure! All suggestions and commentary is welcome! Total Cases:435Current Growth Rate:6.1%3 Day

Hawaii COVID-19 Update for 4/8/20202020-04-08T12:30:11-10:00

Hawaii COVID-19 Update for 4/7/2020

COVID19 Hawaii charts 4/7/2020 daily update: KEEP IT UP. Our 3 day average growth rate continues to drop and while hospitalization took it’s biggest jump (+16), the (new graph shows) overall cases in isolation (incl hospitalization) has actually dropped by 1 since yesterday to 297. Let’s pray that this leveling trend continues. Today’s +5.9% growth

Hawaii COVID-19 Update for 4/7/20202020-04-07T14:06:22-10:00

Should you visit Hawaii during the COVID-19 outbreak?

Should you visit Hawaii during the COVID-19 outbreak? Some airlines are offering amazing deals on travel to Hawaii right now. Deals that seem too good to pass up, deals of a lifetime. Similarly, VRBO listings are showing numerous vacancies, and are practically begging folks to make a reservation to visit ASAP. But just because something

Should you visit Hawaii during the COVID-19 outbreak?2020-04-06T07:46:49-10:00

Hawaii COVID-19 Update for 4/5/2020

GREAT NEWS: smallest increase in cases since 3/31. Today we had only a 5.7% growth over yesterday which brought down our 3 day average to 9.5% which is right there w/ Japan (9.1%) and just above Spain and Global averages of 8%. We’re working towards a bended curve, folks! I changed the graphics to apply

Hawaii COVID-19 Update for 4/5/20202020-04-05T13:43:00-10:00

Hawaii COVID-19 Update for 4/4/2020

Summary: Our growth rate has come down from previous days and the 3 day average now stands at 10.8%.  Around the world, growth rates also seem to be slowing except for Japan which saw a pretty big leap in growth rates. Today's Summary: Total Cases:351.00Current Growth Rate:10.0%3 Day Average Growth Rate:10.8%Current Home Isolation:250Current Hospitalization:19

Hawaii COVID-19 Update for 4/4/20202020-04-04T12:30:52-10:00

Hawaii COVID-19 Update for 4/1/2020: Still growing

COVID19 Hawaii charts 4/1/2020 daily update: We’re still growing slower than the US average but faster than the Global average. Spain’s growth rates have been coming down which makes us look worse. Our new cases have yet to start coming down and our hospitalization is going up. It does not seem we’ve hit the peak

Hawaii COVID-19 Update for 4/1/2020: Still growing2020-04-02T06:57:10-10:00

Hawaii COVID-19 Update for 3/31/20: drop in new cases

Drop in new cases, first death, and +1 hospitalization. Please like and share if you find this helpful so others can see it. Today we had a drop in new cases (20 vs. 29 yesterday) and it’s bringing down our 3 day rolling average. We’re still behind the global growth curve but still slower than

Hawaii COVID-19 Update for 3/31/20: drop in new cases2020-04-01T07:54:17-10:00

Our site content changes during the COVID-19 Corona Virus outbreak

I’ve made it my mission to develop content you care about every week, alternating between video and website and I’m committed to that to the best of my ability. The content has to reflect the current times Right now this COVID-19 Corona Virus outbreak is understandably on top of everyone’s mind.  It would be both

Our site content changes during the COVID-19 Corona Virus outbreak2020-04-01T07:54:57-10:00

Life in Hawaii with Corona Virus part 2 – economic impacts and the Aloha Spirit

Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part series. Read the first article about what's it like in Hawaii during COVID-19 here. It’s all about spam and rice Spam and rice in Hawaii is our meat and potatoes.  Spam is fantastic because the cans are small, the use-by date is about 2 years out,

Life in Hawaii with Corona Virus part 2 – economic impacts and the Aloha Spirit2020-04-01T07:55:22-10:00

Hawaii COVID-19 Update for 3/30/20: Growth rate continues to increase

Growth rate continues to increase while hospitalization and death rates are unchanged. Please like and share if you find this helpful so others can see it. The growth in cases is somewhat expected because of more availability of testing.  The free Kakaako test results that started last week are starting to come in and more

Hawaii COVID-19 Update for 3/30/20: Growth rate continues to increase2020-04-01T07:52:50-10:00