HART’s new executive director Lori Kahikina says she’s open to any ideas that avoid having to get special utility clearances along Dillingham Boulevard.
The change is a result of a bill signed by former President Donald Trump restoring federal Medicaid funding for citizens of Compact of Free Association nations.
The Hawaii County Council deferred action on a bill to ban most pedestrians on the Waipio Valley Road, but residents believe a compromise may be near.
Traditional festivities and speeches were all canceled amid security concerns and the threat of COVID-19.
Nearly 200 troops were deployed to Washington, D.C., to provide security for the inauguration.
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The three fatalities were on Oahu.
Hawaii is helping to coordinate with a testing and quarantine center in Waikiki to facilitate the first repatriation effort since the pandemic began.
The latest COVID-19 related death was on Maui.
The Department of Education will present the schools’ proposed reorganization plans to the state Board of Education on Thursday.
House Speaker Scott Saiki said late and unfinished reports could be cause for lawmakers to remove state Auditor Les Kondo.
The mutations found in other U.S. states have not appeared yet in the islands but officials say it’s just a matter of time.
The state’s first mass vaccination site opened Monday.
The state borrowed $700 million to pay unemployment benefits, but businesses may have to repay it.
But it may be too late for some businesses, particularly restaurants.
With money tight, lawmakers are looking to the Biden administration and Congress to help shore up a huge deficit as the 2021 session opens this week.
Hawaii has seen a triple-digit increase in cases for 14 straight days.
While federally permitted, the Environmental Protection Agency hopes the data’s public release spurs facilities to reduce their chemical waste.