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HART: COVID-19 Could Cost Rail $450 Million Cory Lum/Civil Beat

HART: COVID-19 Could Cost Rail $450 Million

“Conservative” projections show the pandemic may trigger a steep drop in the excise and hotel room taxes that finance the project.

Longtime Activist Walter Ritte Challenges Rep. Lynn DeCoite For House Seat

Longtime Activist Walter Ritte Challenges Rep. Lynn DeCoite For House Seat

Ritte warns tourism must be controlled, while DeCoite sees a need for jobs.

Lawmaker Worries Ige Is Moving Too Slowly On COVID Relief Plans Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lawmaker Worries Ige Is Moving Too Slowly On COVID Relief Plans

The House money committee chair says the governor told state departments to hold off on spending.

Why Ige Vetoed Two Bills And Allowed Three More To Become Law Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Why Ige Vetoed Two Bills And Allowed Three More To Become Law

Newly released messages show the Hawaii governor’s thinking behind actions he took on five major bills approved by lawmakers in May.

More Details Surface About Hawaii Inmates COVID Exposure In AZ Prison Cory Lum/Civil Beat

More Details Surface About Hawaii Inmates COVID Exposure In AZ Prison

CoreCivic had assured officials that extensive steps were taken to prevent spread of the virus, but 69 Nevada inmates have tested positive in the Arizona prison.

Arizona Prison That Houses Hawaii Inmates Reports COVID-19 Cases Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Arizona Prison That Houses Hawaii Inmates Reports COVID-19 Cases

State officials say no Hawaii prisoners have tested positive but 80 Hawaii inmates have been put in quarantine.

Hawaii Gov Finds New Ways To Help Shore Up $2.3 Billion Budget Gap Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Gov Finds New Ways To Help Shore Up $2.3 Billion Budget Gap

Gov. David Ige left in place a 14-day quarantine for arriving air passengers and said he’ll have more details about a possible testing program for travelers next month.

Hawaii Prisoner Tests Positive For COVID-19 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Prisoner Tests Positive For COVID-19

The defendant and any exposed staff at the federal facility are in quarantine for 14 days.

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