Here’s a list of nonessential businesses that were permitted to reopen Thursday during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Four Big Island charities have been approved for a portion of a $1.5 million federal grant. But the red tape will eat up $250,000 of it.
Some retailers are reopening this week after Gov. David Ige softened restrictions during the extended stay-at-home order.
The state Legislature will reconvene next week after more than a month of recess in order to address the state’s growing budget shortfall.
In an effort to deal with a glut of unemployment claims, the state requested beneficiaries to only file claims on specific days of the week.
Charges have been dropped against a 37-year-old Pahoa man who allegedly coughed and spit on staff at Malama Market, told them he had coronavirus and attacked workers with a shopping cart after being told he couldn’t buy booze.
The weekly farmers market and food pantry at Cooper Center in Volcano have resumed.
An unpermitted residential structure and garage with a vehicle inside were destroyed by fire Wednesday night in Puna, fire officials said Thursday.
Police are requesting the public’s assistance with locating a stolen 2012 410J John Deere backhoe.
A brief look at other news from throughout the state.
The state Department of Health reported three new cases of COVID-19 today, all on Oahu.
The Hawaii State Legislature will reconvene on Monday to address a growing shortfall in the state budget.
During the week of April 29-May 5, Hawaii Police Department officers arrested 11 individuals and issued 20 citations for violating Gov. David Ige’s stay-at-home order related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A gradual reopening of Hawaii County businesses, parks and community facilities moved another step forward Wednesday, with Mayor Harry Kim announcing his latest set of rules.
Several state and county parks around the island have reopened as restrictions on outdoor activities are gradually relaxed.
A state Senate committee is recommending that hotels not issue room keys to visitors during the mandatory 14-day self-quarantine period, nor should visitors be allowed to rent cars while officially quarantined.
Volcano residents and business owners continue fighting through the COVID-19 pandemic as restrictions persist and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park remains closed.
A 61-year-old Hawaiian Paradise Park man accused of bludgeoning his mother to death Friday was scheduled for a preliminary hearing Wednesday.
A brief look at other news from throughout the state and Pacific.
LIHUE, Kauai — Police are investigating two people who were dropped off on Kauai by a small plane in violation of travel regulations established in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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