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First Lady Jill Biden Promotes COVID-19 Vaccine In Visit To Hawaii

Hawaii News Now covered the visit and the speeches by Jill Biden and local dignitaries.

World-Class Waves Could Propel Olympic Surfing Debut

Big waves could be present at Olympic surf competition thanks to wind, sand and a typhoon or two.

Why Are More People Than Ever Receiving Food Stamps In Hawaii?

A historically high enrollment in the food stamp program is part of a broader increase in the need for public services during the pandemic.

The Heat Is Especially Dangerous For Honolulu’s Homeless

Honolulu wants to plant 100,000 trees in the next few years to help provide shelter from rising temperatures and a growing urban heat island.


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Danny De Gracia: During The Pandemic, School Vouchers Make Sense Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Danny De Gracia: During The Pandemic, School Vouchers Make Sense

The idea is controversial, but when it comes to parents deciding where their children will be safe, it’s worth a try.

Chad Blair: Honolulu Was Already Transformed By Tourism In 1969 Bates Littlehales/National Geographic

Chad Blair: Honolulu Was Already Transformed By Tourism In 1969

National Geographic’s profile of Hawaii’s capital city 10 years after statehood was a preview of things to come.