Furloughs and layoffs are likely as Hawaii moves to cut an estimated $600 Million deficit.
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|Saving the state budget: Furloughs and layoffs are looking more likely
Public employee union leaders are warning workers that the state is facing a dire budget situation. Lawmakers and Gov. David Ige are planning initiatives to “restructure” government, with the Ige administration aiming to cut $600 million from next year’s operating budget. Civil Beat.
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Billions in private construction projects stall
Hawai‘i Supreme Court dismisses election challenge suit
Researchers hope humpback whale numbers continue to rebound
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|Kealoha corruption case nears conclusion, with sentencings scheduled for today
The fate of Honolulu’s once most powerful law enforcement couple — former Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha and former Deputy Prosecutor Katherine Kealoha — is scheduled to be announced in federal court on Monday, writing a final chapter to one of Hawai‘i’s most stunning public corruption cases. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Hawaii News Now. KHON2.
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Ala Moana condo proposal to go before City Council
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|Council, public speak out on Roth’s Cabinet picks
Mayor-elect Mitch Roth drew from both government and private sectors, but some people think his appointees to head two key departments — planning and public works — sway too far pro-development. West Hawaii Today.
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|Restaurant closes for cleaning after COVID-19 cases found
The Monkeypod Kitchen in Wailea closed temporarily “out of an abundance of caution” after three employees tested positive. Maui News.
$1.8M awarded to protect Moloka‘i forests
|Kaua‘i opts out of pre-travel testing program in bid to stem community spread
Gov. David Ige has approved a request by the island’s mayor to temporarily opt out of the state’s pre-travel testing program, a decision that will force all travelers to the Garden Isle — including those on Neighbor Island flights — to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. Hawaii News Now. Big Island Video News. KITV4.
County Council joins fight against proposed glamping resort
‘Ele‘ele affordable housing project breaks ground
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