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Kauai Jail Latest Facility With COVID Outbreak Hawaii Department of Public Safety

Kauai Jail Latest Facility With COVID Outbreak

Widespread testing reveals 31 Kauai Community Correctional Center inmates have the coronavirus.

Ige Imposes New Restrictions On The Size Of Gatherings As Caseloads Mount Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Ige Imposes New Restrictions On The Size Of Gatherings As Caseloads Mount

With hospitals filling and COVID-19 cases increasing, the governor is limiting gatherings to 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors.

Maui Jail, Halawa Prison Report New COVID-19 Outbreaks Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Maui Jail, Halawa Prison Report New COVID-19 Outbreaks

Inmates at Maui Community Correctional Center and Halawa Correctional Facility test positive this week.

Hawaii Public Workers Need To Be Vaccinated Or Tested Weekly Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii Public Workers Need To Be Vaccinated Or Tested Weekly

Gov. David Ige’s new pandemic emergency proclamation will cover tens of thousands of state and county employees.

City Council Member Andria Tupola Will Not Run For Governor Next Year Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

City Council Member Andria Tupola Will Not Run For Governor Next Year

The former Republican House minority leader also disclosed she is not vaccinated for COVID-19.

House Speaker Scott Saiki Mulls A Run For LG Cory Lum/Civil Beat

House Speaker Scott Saiki Mulls A Run For LG

The lieutenant governor’s job involves few official responsibilities but is a proven stepping stone to higher office.

Hawaii Inmates In Quarantine In Arizona Prison Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Inmates In Quarantine In Arizona Prison

COVID-19 infections among five staff at Saguaro Correctional Center prompt the lockdown in a unit of the facility.

Hanabusa Becomes Chair Of The Honolulu Rail Authority Board — Again Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hanabusa Becomes Chair Of The Honolulu Rail Authority Board — Again

HART officials now hope to shore up rail’s finances with money from the 3% hotel tax the city is authorized to impose.

Vice Principal Fired For Affair On Campus Accuses Her Union Of Failing To Defend Her Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Vice Principal Fired For Affair On Campus Accuses Her Union Of Failing To Defend Her

The vice principal, while accepting responsibility, says that dismissal for the affair with a principal was too harsh.