The University of Hawaii says Hawaii’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic will be “painful and costly.”
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Although the anticipated rollouts of COVID-19 vaccines should improve the prospects for economic growth in Hawaii in the second half of 2021, the University of Hawaii’s Economic Research Organization says that making it to the point when the virus no longer poses a threat will be “painful and costly.”
A Puna woman was sentenced to serve up to a quarter-century behind bars for the 2018 Halloween killing of a 6-year-old boy at a Kealakehe apartment complex.
The state’s restaurant card program comes to an end this week, after residents used it to spend more than $6.5 million at Big Island restaurants alone over two months.
Controversial legislation introduced this week by U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard might prevent transgender athletes from participating in collegiate athletics.
In its commitment to reduce the organization’s carbon footprint and lower the cost of energy, W. M. Keck Observatory and Duke Energy’s REC Solar are pleased to announce the completion and operation of a solar project atop Maunakea on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Some corals managed to survive a globally unprecedented heatwave, in a first-ever study that provides new hope for the long-term survival of coral reefs in the face of climate change.
The Department of Public Safety Friday announced The Halawa Correctional Facility (HCF) has received more inmate and staff test results. Of 103 inmate test results, 63 were positive and 40 were negative. The 55 staff test results included 6 additional positive cases and 49 negative cases. That brings the total active positive cases to 68 inmates and 21 staff.
After being struck by a vessel and stranding at Maha‘ulepu, Gillins beach on Kauai, sea turtle stranding responders knew the prognosis was poor for this large 150 pound green sea turtle. The animal was rescued from the beach and transported to Oahu to be examined by a qualified sea turtle veterinarian that works with NOAA. There was hope that there might be a chance the turtle could survive its injuries and receive the necessary treatment and rehabilitation to be returned to the ocean.
Complete your holiday shopping and make a big difference for a 501(c)3 nonprofit sharing Kona’s stories. Kona Historical Society is auctioning off more than 200 fun and unique items to bid on, including historic photographs, art, unique experiences, land and water activities, autographed items by celebrities and sports stars, golf, dining, accommodations, jewelry, antiques and collectibles.
Hawaii is expecting to receive more than 81,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna by the end of December.
New Safeway to open Wednesday: 63,000-square-foot supermarket marks first store in Niumalu Marketplace
The countdown until Kailua-Kona’s brand new grocery store opens its doors to the public is nearing an end.
The Big Island could be short a state senator when the regular legislative session begins Jan. 20, as the process of filling Sen. Kai Kahele’s greater Hilo District 1 seat can’t begin until he resigns.
Christmas in Kona is going to look a little different in 2020.