The state and neighbor island counties are required to expend nearly $863 million by the end of the year — or they will lose it.
The long-awaited program to let travelers bypass quarantine is set for next month, but state leaders did not have all the details ironed out on how it will work.
No residents at the elderly care facility have tested positive for COVID-19 to date.
UPDATED: Another death at a Hawaii island veterans home was reported.
“I am proposing a Department of Agriculture for Maui County.”
“I would have not voted for a staff salary increase. It was inappropriate while a large part of our community remains unemployed.”
“Infrastructure is a critical component of our lives that is in dire need of improvement in Puna and Hawaii County.”
“As one of the few small business owners on the council, my main concern is balancing our budget for at least the next two years.”
The University of Hawaii’s lab is a key part of the city’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Army says the move will make munitions storage safer, but secrecy and the legacy of a wartime coverup from the past make neighbors of the project uneasy.
The blurring of the line between editorial and advertising is an unfortunate trend.
The order allowing only solo use of city parks, beaches and trails hasn’t been reversed, but Mayor Kirk Caldwell has a track record of making plans and then taking it all back.
Putting a worker on paid leave soon after she blew the whistle can be enough to establish a case under Hawaii’s law. But legal elements can be hard to prove.
The governor also signed several measures put forward by the women’s legislative caucus.
All public outreach will be online due to the pandemic.
The health department is waiting for medical records to confirm 25 coronavirus-related deaths.
Five of the nine current council members are supporting Amemiya over former TV executive Rick Blangiardi.
So far 68 residents and 30 staff have tested positive for COVID-19 at the skilled nursing facility.