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VIDEO: Mayor Kirk Caldwell announces three-week closure of Oahu bars amid record high coronavirus-related cases in Hawaii
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell today announced a three-week closure of bars on Oahu effective Friday.
California Pizza Kitchen latest chain to file for bankruptcy
California Pizza Kitchen Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Houston on Wednesday, becoming the latest restaurant chain to try to cut debt as it grapples with the pandemic.
Start of TMT construction may be delayed 3 years
Construction of the stalled Thirty Meter Telescope could face considerable delay — perhaps as much as three or more years — if new federal regulatory hurdles are placed in front of the $2.4 billion astronomy project planned for Hawaii’s tallest mountain.
Television and radio – July 31, 2020
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Rearview Mirror: Civilians were caught in the crossfire on Dec. 7, 1941
In this, part five of my World War II series, I look at how civilians were affected by the start of World War II.
On the Move: Tracy Allen
Tracy Allen , who is affiliated with Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties’ Honolulu office, has been named one of the top real estate agents in Hawaii by the REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Professionals report. America’s Best, published by REAL Trends and Tom Ferry International in partnership with Newsweek, separately ranked the most productive agents and teams in each state by their close
Ferd Lewis: COVID-19 hits UH’s coach Laura Beeman close to home in California
When coach Laura Beeman talks to her University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine basketball team about the perils of COVID-19 these days, she isn’t reciting from some generic school or government hand out.
State Sen. Glenn Wakai tells Aloha Stadium Authority that hope is not lost on Bill 2940
Legislators are looking at two options this summer for reviving a key bill whose deferral in the last session has slowed the progress of the New Aloha Stadium Entertainment District.
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver John Ursua locked down with rest of Seahawks before camp
This week, former University of Hawaii receiver John Ursua is living in the bubble.
Amid rampant unemployment, some employers on hiring binge
Unemployment in Hawaii is through the roof due to the new coronavirus, yet some companies are in major hiring mode.
Tourism free fall: June arrivals down 98%
It’s like a never-ending free fall.
Hawaii public schools set to start Aug. 17
The state Board of Education voted to push back the start of the academic year to Aug. 17 for public school students as cases of COVID-19 surged to a new high in Hawaii on Thursday.
Gov. David Ige vetoes additional unemployment insurance, hoping Congress acts
Gov. David Ige vetoed a spending plan that would have added $100 in state weekly unemployment benefits in the era of COVID-19, hoping that an embattled Congress will continue supplementing state benefits at something close to the current, weekly level of $600 in additional federal aid.
VIDEO: Mayor Kirk Caldwell announces three-week closure of Oahu bars amid record-high coronavirus-related cases in Hawaii
Hawaii hit another triple-digit coronavirus record Thursday with 124 new cases mostly on Oahu, prompting Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell to shut down bars for the next three weeks.
Kokua Line: Driving instruction may resume Saturday for teenagers in Hawaii’s Graduated Licensing Program
Q uestion : What is the rule for teenagers who had their permits but weren’t able to get all their driving lessons before the pandemic?
Isle voter turnout surging in first-ever all-mail election
The number of primary election ballots collected by the Honolulu Elections Division to date is eclipsing the number of absentee votes cast in the 2016 primary election — with 10 days to spare before the official Aug. 8 Election Day.
Hanabusa, Amemiya collect most and Blangiardi, Amemiya spend most on Honolulu mayoral race
Former U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa’s mayoral campaign committee collected more cash than any of her rivals in recent weeks, while former TV executive Rick Blangiardi continues to infuse significant amounts of his own money into his quest for the top job at Honolulu Hale.
California university might review support for TMT project
The planned Thirty Meter Telescope landed on the meeting agenda of the University of California Board of Regents on Thursday as invited Native Hawaiian speakers on both sides of the hot topic argued their cases before a key TMT partner institution.
Dr. Scott Miscovich: A leader in fighting coronavirus in Hawaii wants to expand testing and strengthen public safety measures
How are the shortages of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests affecting the number of tests your sites are conducting?
Off the News: More than a Tiny problem
TV producer Tiny Tadani joined the ever-growing ranks of travel-quarantine violators on Wednesday, as well as the smaller subset that got caught and arrested. He’s not alone, either, as being caught through self-incrimination: posting videos on social media of himself dining.
Editorial: Local businesses need rent lifeline
Among the bottom-line findings in a recent survey released by a Hawaii business coalition: Commercial landlords are under pressure to collect rents from tenants, in part to pay property taxes; and more tenant rent relief is needed for many businesses to avoid permanent closure.
Letters: Work together to make Hawaii more resilient; Beneficial to protect Papahanaumokuakea; Use Hilo Hattie building for homeless services
I’m a newly relocated resident who navigated a trans-Pacific move during the pandemic. Upon arrival, I gladly quarantined with gratitude for the safe harbor I found in Hawaii. Now I live above Kaimuki overlooking the downtown skyline and ocean and think, wow — not because of the view, but because that is all the land there is. This is a very small outcropping of rock with supply chains that would