Speaker Scott Saiki uses “gut-and-replace” to try to postpone salary increases for state officials, but it’s unclear what the Senate might do.
The eight-member board is now down three members and still has no clear plan on when to resume business.
Bills to legalize recreational marijuana and collect more data on police use of force also stall.
Officials hope that development surrounding a new facility could make up for the state’s $350 million investment. But national experts warn that similar projects have failed elsewhere.
Updated: The Hawaii governor also urged the public to follow health protocols as COVID-19 cases rise on Oahu and in Maui County.
The federal agency said it’s safe for fully vaccinated people to travel without testing or quarantine.
The oral arguments Thursday were the first of three Hawaii’s highest court will hear involving renewable energy projects.