No new COVID-19 cases were reported in Hawaii today for the first time in eight weeks, leaving the total count at 629.
In an effort to deal with a glut of unemployment claims, the state requested beneficiaries to only file claims on specific days of the week.
The Hawaii State Legislature will reconvene on Monday to address a growing shortfall in the state budget.
No passengers on direct flights from the mainland have arrived at Hilo International Airport since the state entered lockdown on March 26 to prevent spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Even with the COVID-19 pandemic shutting down businesses and gatherings worldwide, a few holdouts are still camping alongside the Maunakea Access Road.