The Great Recession’s federal stimulus program focused on building projects while CARES is putting more money directly into the pockets of residents and business owners.
Hawaii’s census response rate is among the lowest in the nation.
Congress passed a budget that includes money for programs the Trump administration tried to cut.
The city of Honolulu bought the building as a new home for the Sand Island Treatment Center.
Officials worry that if the shutdown drags on too long, landlords will be reluctant to accept Section 8 housing vouchers in the future.
A recent study finds the latest federal budget impasse is hitting the islands especially hard.
There’s talk in Congress of resurrecting the system for bringing home the bacon. But lawmakers say it’s questionable how much that would help the state.
The bill would require alerts to run repeatedly on TV and radio, and potentially also run on streaming services such as Netflix.
Every year there’s a small chance a flood will engulf Waikiki, destroying buildings and throwing Hawaii’s tourist mecca into mayhem.