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|Students will have to meet new vaccine requirements next school year
Hawai‘i students will have to meet new immunization requirements in the upcoming school year, including showing evidence of having received the HPV vaccine by the time they enter seventh grade, the state Health Department announced.Hawaii News Now. KHON2. Tribune-Herald. KITV.
Amemiya announces run for Honolulu mayorFormer Hawaii High School Athletic Association Executive Director Keith Amemiya announced his run for the Honolulu 2020 mayor’s race, emphasizing the need to restore trust in government and improve conditions for the public. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Hawaii News Now. Civil Beat. KHON2.
Ala Moana sand replenishment will kill sand-dwelling creatures, researchers say
Congressman Ed Case to hold press conference on tour helicopter legislation
Southwest inter-island expansion end in sight
SmallBiz Academy on Cybersecurity
Learn from our experts on how to move your business from vulnerable to secure, and avoid being the next victim of cyber thieves. Attend the upcoming SmallBiz Academy breakfast seminar at the Kroc Center on 9/19… read more.
|USS Arizona Memorial repairs nearly complete
The long wait for the USS Arizona Memorial to reopen to walk-on visits is ending soon, with a new anchoring system drilled firmly into the seafloor to keep a formerly wayward floating access dock in place, officials say. Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
City leaders: Plans for rail work along Dillingham not acceptable
YMCA investing $1.5M into Kamamalu Park
UH students protest TMT in campus sit-inUniversity of Hawai‘i Mānoa students opposed to the Thirty Meter Telescope have launched a sit-in at the Bachman Hall administration building, demanding that the university drop its support for the controversial $1.4 billion astronomy project.Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
Former Honolulu police officer gets probation in sex assault of 5-year-old girl
Building Community Next Door
Growing up in Hawaiʻi before the days of sprawling suburbia was special. That “everybody knows everybody” mentality is coming back through the intentional urban core design of Kakaʻako’s community anchor — the market… view more.
|Mayor Kim asked for one month delay just before TMT construction start
Two days after Governor Ige announced the start of construction on the TMT would begin on July 15th, and shortly after the kiaʻi opposed to the project were spreading the word in news releases that “Kanaka Maoli have no other choice but to engage in peaceful and nonviolent direct action,” Mayor Harry Kim wrote an official letter to the governor. The letter is dated July 12, 2019. Big Island Video News.
Narrowing down names for fissure 8
Puakea Guest Ranch published draft EA in special permit
Coal: Needed Backup Power for O‘ahu or Dirty Fuel that Deserves to Die?
Twenty counties have bans in place or scheduled to take effect against using coal to generate electricity, and HB 563 would have made Hawai‘i the first U.S. state with such a prohibition… read more.
|County looks to cut permitted business at Kamehameha Iki Park
For years, eight surf schools have held permits to access the beach through Kamehameha Iki Park in Lahaina, but only two operators are allowed. The county had hoped that eventually businesses would drop off, but now it’s decided it’s time to bring the park into compliance. Maui News.
MPD releases officer accused of inappropriate conduct, abuse of authority
|Horse removed from beach
A horse carcass has been removed from the shoreline at ʻAliomanu, thanks to a little lime from County of Kauaʻi and workers hired by locals. Garden Island.
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