Biden campaign flips COVID-19 threat into new Trump contrast

WILMINGTON, Del. — Confronted with its first known coronavirus scare, Joe Biden’s presidential campaign turned the threat into another contrast with President Donald Trump in the closing weeks of a general election battle dominated by how the Republican incumbent has handled the pandemic and his own COVID-19 diagnosis.

Europe, US reel as virus infections surge at record pace

Coronavirus cases around the world have climbed to all-time highs of more than 330,000 per day as the scourge comes storming back throughout Europe and spreads with renewed speed in the U.S., forcing many places to reimpose tough restrictions eased just months ago.

Green light for travelers from Japan

The executive director of the Island of Hawaii Visitors Bureau said the organization Hawaii Tourism Japan “has already got an initial marketing campaign set” for attracting Japanese visitors back to the islands.

Hawaii’s 17 ‘trusted testing partners’

Beginning Thursday, those who do not want to be subject to the state’s 14-day mandatory travelers quarantine must take an approved COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to departure from the final leg of travel (children younger than 5 will not be required to take a test).