Acquisition of a private water delivery system could be delayed because of budget cuts tied to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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WAILUKU — A county government’s acquisition of a private water delivery system for Maui’s drinking water may be delayed because of budget cuts resulting from the coronavirus outbreak.
Thousands of huli are making their way into the ground across the state as the Huli Ka Honua project takes flight.
HONOLULU — U.S. military spending continues to be a pillar of Hawaii’s economy as the Department of Defense has so far proved resistant to the financial impact of the coronavirus.
Memorial Day is viewed by many, if not most, as the unofficial start of summer, a three-day weekend marked by beach outings and backyard barbecues — and the meaning of the actual holiday is all but forgotten.
There may not have been a decorated ceremony to honor the fallen this Memorial Day at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, but that didn’t stop loved ones and others from paying their respects.
A bill containing $90 million to extend Daniel K. Inouye Highway to Queen Kaahumanu Highway is awaiting Gov. David Ige’s signature.
Memorial Day is more than a day off for picnics and time at the beach, it is a time to remember service men and women who paid the ultimate price for freedom.
Tens of thousands of sterile surgical masks have reached Hawaii Island’s front-line workers thanks to an anonymous donor.
Mayor Harry Kim on Saturday issued an emergency rule that reopens places of worship, personal services such as hair salons, and restaurants effective June 1.
Like so much of the tropical world, the forests of Hawaii’s coastal and mountain regions are under assault. Over the years we have seen massive timber clearing for pasture and sugarcane. Now thousands of acres have been abandoned and are being naturally reforested with non native species like guava, albizia, African tulip, gun powder trees (Trema orientalis) and scores of others. These trees are sometimes called weeds, but remember that they are pioneer species attempting to heal the wounds created by nature and human activities. On the positive side, they continue to supply oxygen, sequester carbon and minimize erosion. On the negative side, they are not native.
A proposed environmental impact statement — produced by aquarium fishers to reopen West Hawaii’s coastal waters to 10 commercial aquarium fishermen — was rejected in a 7-0 decision by the Board of Land and Natural Resources on Friday.
Konawaena High School held a drive-through graduation ceremony on Saturday for its Class of 2020.
The Hawaii State Public Library System announce Saturday the statewide launch of Library Take Out at 47 public libraries. Starting Tuesday, May 26th, library patrons may now schedule a Library Take Out appointment time to pick up their hold item(s) at their favorite library.
Kealakehe High School held a drive-through commencement for the Class of 2020 on Friday.
WHEA graduates its Class of 2020 with a special ceremony amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.