More than 325,000 users have downloaded AlohaSafe Alert as of Feb. 25, the smartphone app developers say.
Calls to crisis hotlines and hospital admissions for psychiatric problems increased in 2020, but preliminary data shows no evidence of a spike in suicides.
A pair of companies backed by a billionaire and a pension fund are trying to revitalize fallow farmland in the state.
Faster vaccine deliveries promised by President Joe Biden would help the state give a COVID-19 shot to every willing Hawaii resident by the fall, health official says.
It’s the first Hawaii hate crime case brought by the feds in 20 years, but U.S. Attorney Kenji Price is hoping to send a strong message about victimizing others because of their race or color.
A third of Hawaii’s COVID-19 vaccine shots have been administered so far, state officials say.
Persuading enough residents to roll up a sleeve for the vaccine for the state to achieve herd immunity is expected to be a challenge.