The federal agency said it’s safe for fully vaccinated people to travel without testing or quarantine.
An initiative to help small businesses avoid government mandates has gained traction with some policymakers and could eventually include other industries.
The state had 10,000 fewer retail trade jobs at the end of 2020 than it had in 2019.
But Hawaiian Electric says a Kapolei Energy Storage project will save customers money over the life of the project.
The industry provides substantial income to Hawaii, but says federal and local programs are allowing its businesses to die.
Lt. Gov. Josh Green says Hawaii’s vaccine document may be complete by mid-May, and the state’s passport partner promised an announcement this week.
Farm Link Hawaii connects food stamp beneficiaries with local farmers. The next step: taking those transactions online.
Some developers have turned acreage earmarked for farming into high-end luxury homes with high prices and restrictions on what the land can be used for.