The Honolulu mayor hopes the incentives spur private development of affordable homes.
The state and county will be working together to figure out how to incorporate vaccination counts into the tier system, Blangiardi’s office said.
They could — and should — have passed the sugary drinks tax.
Facing a shortage of affordable agricultural land, a Maui farmer is forging unique partnerships with high-end homeowners to grow food in their yards.
But 44% say it should go all the way to Ala Moana Center instead of shortening the 20-mile route.
ʻO Kalepa Baybayan, he kāpena ʻo ia no ka manawa he nui ma Hōkūleʻa i kākoʻo i ka hoʻomaka hou ʻana i ka hoʻokele kuʻuna ma ka Pakipika, ua hala ʻokoʻa ʻo ia ma Seattle ma ka Pōʻahā.
Assistant Chief Rade Vanic has been with HPD for 21 years, HPD said.
The former officer could go to prison for offering to perjure himself in exchange for sex, the DOJ said.
The Hawaii County mayor had asked the County Council to remove Leeward Planning Commissioner Mark Van Pernis, saying he was too combative and rude.
The clinics, which are seen as a key step toward fully reopening campuses, will begin Thursday at Waipahu High School.
Hawaii U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono says Honolulu shouldn’t expect more money from the federal government to bail out its $12 billion transportation project.
But Gov. David Ige gets low marks as does Speaker Scott Saiki, the Legislature and former Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell.
Regulators gave the green light to the project, which they say is needed to keep Oahu’s lights on, but with conditions the company opposes.
The slowdown comes as Hawaii reached a milestone, with nearly 63% of the 16-and-older population fully vaccinated as of Tuesday.
Earmarks were banned in 2011 after a series of scandals involving congressionally directed spending. Now Congress has decided to bring the process back with more transparency.
The bill would authorize $1 billion in aid to Pacific Island nations and boost trade, diplomatic and military relations across the region.
Health authorities fear a wane in demand for COVID-19 vaccines could jeopardize Hawaii’s ability to achieve mass immunity needed to stamp out the disease.
A bill to fortify Hawaii’s open State Capitol with metal detectors and security barriers thankfully dies in the Legislature.
Only 12% say they have chosen not to be immunized for COVID-19. There is also support for vaccine passports and employer mandates.