“The problem we are facing is that COVID-19 isn’t going away soon, and our present tourism model requires big numbers to be successful.”
“To protect our reefs we need better mountain to sea water management plans to hold back sediment from reaching the ocean.”
The public will have a rare opportunity for live, remote testimony to the Legislature.
The agency released a new strategic plan that will focus its efforts on stopping illegal fishing that officials say erodes national security and destroys economies.
Local officials have remained tight-lipped on what’s happening with the long-anticipated award for the project’s final leg.
The longer our children spend in such an environment, the more complacent they might become.
He was a nisei World War II veteran who died in the COVID-19 outbreak at the Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home.
Councilwomen Heidi Tsuneyoshi and Kym Pine are requesting a more open process to choose Anderson’s replacement.
The first of Civil Beat’s three-part event series on Hawaii’s changing economy kicked off with a discussion on reimagining tourism and reopening the economy.
HPD has handed out an unprecedented number of criminal citations in the last month.
Up to $50,000 is available to individual local businesses.
Education officials plan to follow new Department of Health guidelines for when it’s safe for kids to return to the classroom.
At least 120 people have died from the virus in Hawaii to date, though the state’s official tally is lower because of reporting lags.
“In this time of the pandemic, access to broadband is not just a privilege, it is a right.”
“My top priority is kick-starting our local economy through smart tourism.”
“I supported legislation to pursue a multistate lawsuit against the oil companies related to climate change.”
“I plan to increase involvement in local government, drawing in more of our youth and community, adding optimism, energy and ideas.”
Pacific Islanders have been hard hit by the coronavirus in Hawaii. But they’re not waiting for government to take care of things for them like so many of us are.
Many are being dismissed. But the court system is struggling to keep up as thousands of violators are forced to appear before a judge anyway.