Recovery is on pause for the Hawaii Visitor Industry until 01 October.
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|Virtual Interviews with Business Leaders
Today Hawaii Business Magazine interviews Kelly J. Ueoka of Pacxa and Ron Prescott of TM Construction Hawaii about what their businesses look like as operations resume in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
|Recovery is on pause again for Hawai‘i’s battered visitor industry
Gov. David Ige said Tuesday that the state will wait until at least Oct. 1 to begin a program to allow passengers with approved negative COVID-19 tests taken within 72 hours of their trip to Hawai‘i to bypass the state’s mandatory 14-day self- quarantine for out-of-state passengers. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Big Island Now. Maui News. Garden Island.
DOH ‘aggressively’ bringing on additional contact tracing staff after public scrutiny
Is COVID-19 spreading because people have gotten tired of restrictions?
Ige to extend eviction moratorium
HSTA fights to delay start of in-person classes
DOH releases latest details on cases and clusters statewide
Don’t Miss the Virtual CHANGE Event on Government & Civics Tomorrow at 3PM
Our panel of experts will lead a discussion on what is being done to improve the state’s technological and financial shortcomings. Change can only happen when more of the community is involved. Join the conversation!
|HPD still giving out hundreds of citations for COVID-19 violations as new rules take effect
The City and County of Honolulu said strict enforcement of the rules will continue as hundreds of citations continue to be given out to rule breakers. HPD said its COVID-19 hotline is getting an average of 140 to 150 calls daily of COVID-19 order violations. KHON2.
About 40% of O‘ahu Community Correctional Center inmates tested for coronavirus are positive
Mayor Caldwell asks Council to make Paul Aoki the city’s permanent corporation counsel
Parents stunned after Nānākuli charter school disenrolls more than 270 students
Ala Wai flood control plan gets major overhaul
Hawaiʻi’s Top 250 Companies
Hawaii Business Magazine’s Top 250 List has highlighted the state’s largest companies for 37 years. The latest list takes you back to 2019, a year when Hawai‘i’s economy was booming and most of its biggest companies and nonprofits were humming along… read more.
|Kim withdraws Fire Commission nominee
An irked Mayor Harry Kim appeared Tuesday before a County Council panel and withdrew his nomination of a union representative for a seat on the Fire Commission after denouncing a process he said became politicized. West Hawaii Today.
County supports water quality, circulation study in Hilo Bay
County eyes projects to stimulate economy, encourage low-income housing
Hawai‘i County urges eligible residents to apply for rent, mortgage assistance
Some local businesses say 46% hike in shipping prices could be devastating
Tough Times for Hawai‘i’s Lei
Parts of Hawai‘i’s flower industry were already in slow decline when the pandemic hit, drastically altering large gatherings like graduations, weddings and funerals. Some people worry that social distancing and the fear of catching a virus may forever threaten one of Hawai‘i’s most beloved traditions… read more.
|Maui hospital COVID-19 count rises to 36
Maui Health confirmed that there are 19 health care workers and 17 patients at Maui Memorial Medical Center who have tested positive for COVID-19. Maui Now. Hawaii News Now.
Maui COVID-19 clusters detailed
|Disputing path to beach access
A group of about 20 people were pushing aside green waste debris about 2 feet high consisting of palm fronds and tree trunks when Kaua‘i Police Department officers responded to a call of property damage.This has been a long-standing issue at the end of ‘Aliomanu Road, which Native Hawaiians and neighbors say they have the right to trek through to allow for beach access for fishing and gathering. Garden Island.
Kaua‘i business owners brace themselves for shipping rate increases
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Hawaiʻi’s Top 250 Companies 2020
How New, Agile Networks of People Are Helping Hawai‘i
The Pandemic is Not Gender Neutral
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