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Rick Blangiardi regularly used his platform on Hawaii News Now to criticize from the sidelines. Now he admits he doesn’t have all the answers either.
We can all aid in their efforts by complying with guidelines, donating and spreading awareness of the virus.
Bills to regulate Lyft and Uber, prohibit sea walls and reform gun laws also have agreement between the House and Senate ahead of a final vote Friday.
A national supplier has reduced its shipments to Hawaii as it shifts focus to helping laboratories in states with more severe coronavirus outbreaks.
COVID-19 is prompting the University of Hawaii to reduce some of its teaching programs, including a foundational course in human dissection.
A controversial bill that outlined a state health department screening response during public health emergencies has died at the state Capitol.
But Marshall Islands leaders still have doubts about the safety of the Runit Dome.
“The property tax system needs to be overhauled to make it more equitable to local residents.”
“We should consider internet connectivity as a critical facility, similar to electricity.”
“No property manager would still have their jobs if they managed property the way Mauna Kea has been managed.”
“Tax non-resident homeowners at a higher rate as a means to balance the tax inequality between the non-resident and resident taxpayer.”
“One of the main reasons why I am running … is to address unresolved issues concerning the latest audit where millions of dollars are unaccounted for.”
With money from Common Ground, two companies are finding ways to scale up and pivot away from tourism despite COVID-19.
Public schools depend on substitutes to help deal with a statewide teacher shortage, but their eligibility for summer unemployment insurance is in limbo.
In an hourlong conversation, the candidate fields questions from Civil Beat and Hawaii News Now on leadership, property taxes, tourism and the economic crisis due to COVID-19.
In the Honolulu mayor’s race, a seasoned politician like Hannemann can tout his successes but also has a long record ripe for scrutiny.