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New Honolulu Mayor Warns Road Ahead ‘Is Not Going To Be Easy’ Courtesy: Jamm Aquino/POOL

New Honolulu Mayor Warns Road Ahead ‘Is Not Going To Be Easy’

Rick Blangiardi was sworn in Saturday as the chief executive officer of the City and County of Honolulu.

Hawaii Gov OKs Kauai Plan To Opt Out Of Pre-Travel Test Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Hawaii Gov OKs Kauai Plan To Opt Out Of Pre-Travel Test

Gov. David Ige says Kauai can require 14-day quarantine for all arrivals.

Kauai Seeks To Opt Out Of Pre-Travel Testing Program Amid COVID-19 Fears Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat/2020

Kauai Seeks To Opt Out Of Pre-Travel Testing Program Amid COVID-19 Fears

If approved, all travelers to the island, including those from other counties, would have to quarantine though some exemptions would remain in place, including for health care workers.

HPD Suspends COVID-19 Patrols After Audit Finds Overtime Violations Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

HPD Suspends COVID-19 Patrols After Audit Finds Overtime Violations

Records show that two officers recorded more than 300 hours of overtime from Sept. 27 to Oct. 31. That translates to 65 hours of overtime each week.

Maui Police Chief Admits To Hit-And-Run That Damaged Motorcycle Wikimedia Commons

Maui Police Chief Admits To Hit-And-Run That Damaged Motorcycle

The Maui Police Department said Police Chief Tivoli Faaumu remains on regular duty. The agency estimated the damage to the vehicles at less than $3,000.

State: 40,000 Hawaii Residents Have Lost Health Insurance Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

State: 40,000 Hawaii Residents Have Lost Health Insurance

Nearly all come from households that have suffered job losses and have had their employer health insurance coverage cut off.

United To Offer COVID-19 Testing For Passengers On Hawaii Route Cory Lum/Civil Beat

United To Offer COVID-19 Testing For Passengers On Hawaii Route

Passengers flying from San Francisco to Hawaii will have the option to take a rapid COVID-19 test at the airport.

Lt. Gov. Josh Green Tests Positive For COVID-19 Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Lt. Gov. Josh Green Tests Positive For COVID-19

Green was tested earlier Friday after a member of his office was confirmed to have the virus.