Hawaii implements a pre-travel testing program that will allow tourists to present a negative COVID-19 test and avoid the 14-day quarantine.
As total U.S. deaths approach 200,000, these states have avoided the worst of the pandemic.
The new restrictions caused economic activity in the state to take a massive nosedive, reversing Hawaii's recovery as of September 5 to be only 19 percent of what was lost since April.
Wildfire smoke from the west coast has reached as far east as the Great Lakes region.
"This surge testing will help us flatten the curve once more," Hawaii Governor David Ige said. "We're all working together for the health and safety of our whole community.
Average daily new cases have been on an upward trend in several states in the Midwest, including Iowa, Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska.
Scientists say Hawaii now has the highest rate of spreading COVID-19 infections, which has prompted a law enforcement crackdown on residents violating social distancing orders.
Most of the latest new infections reported Monday were on the island of Oahu.
The Category 1 hurricane passed 60 miles north of Honolulu, sparing most of Hawaii from the worst of the weather.
Those traveling from New York to a handful of other states will need to self-quarantine upon arrival.
Forecasters believe that the storm will peak as a Category 2 hurricane on Thursday, as the storm approaches the Central Pacific.
Since the photos surfaced online over the weekend, social media users have been circulating the picture and comparing Zuckerberg to a variety of pale-faced characters.
The USGS has released images of the newly-formed lake inside the Halema'uma'u crater.
Some states are waiving quarantine mandates for those who produce proof of a recent negative virus test result.
Scientists say the algae has "tumbleweed-like" growth and smothers entire reefs.
Hawaii Gov. David Ige noted the latest spike in cases was "concerning," but that "it is manageable right now."
The Change.org petition is centered around legal action filed previously against native Hawaiian land owners in Kauai that has since been dropped.
Hawaii healthcare official Lieutenant Governor Josh Green said the state's 18 new coronavirus cases are a result of two Black Lives Matter protests earlier this month.
"We need to act now—rather than wait for the deaths to start to rise," Helen Jenkins, an epidemiologist at Boston University School of Public Health, told Newsweek.
The Kamakawiwo'ole family said: "Having Google create a Doodle for his 61st birthday gives us all reason to again celebrate his life and impact on millions worldwide."
"My intention is to extend the safer-at-home mandate through the end of June," Hawaii Governor David Ige said Thursday.
Pūhāhonu appears to have formed from a "solitary wave in the Hawaiian plume," scientists say.
The body of water—which is rusty brown in color due to chemical reactions —measures up to 100 feet deep and has an area of roughly five football fields.
The pair told hotel staff that they planned to visit friends and go to beaches during their stay, before leaving the premises.