Tens of thousands served food during COVID-19 pandemic.
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With statewide unemployment skyrocketing during the COVID-19 pandemic, food distribution programs are struggling to keep up with demand.
Mayors unenthusiastic about vacation rentals: Hawaii County clears backlog but reopening likely months away
The county Planning Department has finally been able to process almost all the approximately 4,000 short term vacation rental applications it received following last year’s implementation of a mandatory registration system.
A statewide survey recently commissioned by the state Department of Health has found that 93% of Hawaii residents consider COVID-19 to be a “very serious” or “somewhat serious” health concern, and 75% believe it poses a real danger or threat to themselves or others living in their household, the DOH said in a news release Friday.
Hawaii’s consumer advocate is recommending the Public Utilities Commission suspend Young Brothers’ 2019 rate increase request and open a new proceeding to “investigate all relevant facts and measures” surrounding the struggling interisland shipper.
Places of worship can reopen this weekend, but some will wait longer before bringing their congregants back
A Kona Circuit Court judge on Thursday denied release and set a trial date for a 19-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in her 70s last summer at a Kawaihae campground.
The county Department of Water Supply is continuing its suspension of in-person payment collections and customer service inquiries through June 30.
The county Department of Public Works said Thursday that starting at 6 a.m. Sunday through 6 p.m. June 5, weather and construction conditions permitting, there will be one alternating lane of travel on Mamalahoa Highway (Highway 11) at the intersection of Hohola Drive in Waimea to accommodate road construction.
Mayor Harry Kim announced today that houses of worship in Hawaii County are cleared to reopen on Saturday and most businesses will have the green light to do so on Monday.