Among the issues discussed on Monday were unemployment insurance, leadership changes, and vetoes.
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|Governor Ige says he ‘did not lose confidence’ in Health, Public Safety directors
Gov. David Ige stood by his embattled directors of Health and Public Safety on Monday, saying he accepts their decisions to retire but did not ask for their resignations. Earlier in the day, Ige announced in a news release that state Health Director Bruce Anderson and Public Safety Director Nolan Espinda would both be retiring in September. Hawaii News Now.
State Health Director Bruce Anderson and Public Safety Director Nolan Espinda will be retiring by the end of September. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. KHON2. Hawaii Public Radio. Hawaii News Now. Big Island Video News. Garden Island.
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|Honolulu mayor confirms more than 1,700 surge tests were mislabeled
The city asked the federal government for an exception, but some 1,776 people will have to retake the test due to a mislabeling error. Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell had asked the U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams and eTrueNorth to allow the botched tests to go through since the individual’s personal information is included in the kit, even if it wasn’t on the test tube. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. KHON2. KITV4.
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Planned COVID-19 surge testing will close H-3 freeway
Honolulu settles prosecution case involving Kaneshiro, Kealoha
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Leaders Discuss a Way Forward at the CHANGE Event: Education on Sept. 17
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|Mayor Kim: Despite rise in cases, no lockdown needed
The state Department of Health reported 24 new coronavirus cases on Hawaiʻi Island Monday, bringing the county total to 364, but Kim said shutting down nonessential businesses — as the county did during the early days of the pandemic — would do more harm than good. Tribune-Herald.
Third resident of state veterans home in Hilo dies from COVID-19
Three arrested after refusing to wear face mask in public
County seeks to refinance $357M in bonds
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|Maui District Health Office discusses cluster at Lahaina Bar
Health officials on Maui have identified a cluster involving the convergence of people at a restaurant and bar in West Maui on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020. It is unclear where the source of the infection came from, but health officials are asking anyone who was at The Dirty Monkey on Aug. 22, to self quarantine for 14 days. Maui Now.
COVID-19 Maui County schedule changes
Eight recruits join the Maui police force
|Morikawa calls for Polihale reopening
Following the sending of inquiry emails, and a letter to the state Department of Land and Natural Resources, Rep. Dee Morikawa is hopeful that Polihale Beach Park will reopen to the public following the Labor Day weekend. Garden Island.
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