Coronavirus Updates

DOH Investigating COVID Cluster Linked to Honolulu Nightclub

Posted December 19, 2021, 1:35 PM HST

The state Department of Health is investigating 30 COVID-19 cases among patrons and employees of The Republik nightclub in Honolulu.

All 30 individuals were at the nightclub for concerts on Dec. 10 or 11. All patrons who visited club on those dates are urged to get tested regardless of symptoms or vaccination status.

There were between 900 and 1,000 people at the nightclub each night. Attendees were required to be fully vaccinated or show proof of a negative COVID-19 test. Masks required for this indoor venue were removed for eating and drinking.

Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms, even mild symptoms, is asked to stay home from work, school and other activities. They should avoid other people and get tested. Anyone who is a close contact of a known COVID-19 positive individual should get tested regardless of vaccination status.

Information about free testing and vaccines is available online.