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|Health care workers get Hawai‘i’s first COVID-19 shots
After months of working with coronavirus patients, health workers at The Queen’s Health Systems said they were grateful for what will be a new layer of protection against the infectious respiratory disease. Civil Beat. Hawaii News Now. KITV4. Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
Public preschool options in Hawai‘i vary during pandemic
Schools provide a critical safety net for kids. Can they do that via Zoom?
Public school educators are fighting to block the state’s furlough plan
Time almost out for Hawai‘i to spend federal pandemic relief funds
UH Researchers: Hawai‘i renters will need help throughout 2021
Hawai‘i Economics in the Spotlight
Local public debates often include economic information and analysis, but the pandemic and resulting economic crisis have intensified the demand for real-time data and understanding… read more.
|DHHL considers proposal to build casino in Kapolei
The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands dropped a bombshell on its website late Tuesday, floating the idea of building a casino on trust land in Kapolei. Beneficiaries contacted Tuesday night reacted with shock and anger, criticizing the department for proposing something like this without first consulting the beneficiary community. Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
Louis Kealoha ordered to repay $250K settlement, though city unlikely to ever see it
Rail project faces new leadership Thursday
Unexpected delay in Honolulu’s “City Card” program
These parklets will be taking over some street parking stalls in Kaimukī
Corporate Anniversary: Alexander & Baldwin
A&B kicked off its 150th year with a community work day on O‘ahu with plans to do more statewide. Due to the pandemic, A&B and its employees adjusted to support the needs of the community in other ways. Through its Kokua Giving program, over $200,000 was donated to organizations on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response… read more.
|Spike in auto thefts, burglaries during pandemic
While some businesses have shuttered and others have suffered downturns during the coronavirus pandemic, the old adage “crime never takes a holiday” is holding true. Tribune-Herald.
Gift distribution event serves more than 60 keiki
Geckos Play a Positive Role in Your Home
Eight gecko species are found in Hawai‘i, but none are native to the Islands. They are one of the few animal species known as commensal, meaning they can live together with people without harm, even in urban and suburban settings... read more.
|Judge dismisses Bank of America suit against county
A federal judge on Monday dismissed a Bank of America lawsuit against the County of Maui, paving the way for the county to pursue possible claims against the banking giant over a decades-old $150 million home loan promise to Native Hawaiians and others that allegedly went unmet. Maui News.
Business ‘getting better’ for some Pā‘ia merchants
Live skunk found and captured at Kahului Pier on Maui
|Skate park renovations expected to be done next week
With two weeks to go, Na Lei Wili Area Health Education Center’s executive director and Kaua‘i Skatepark Foundation’s lead advocate are confident that the Kapa‘a skate park’s resurfacing project will be done earlier than the expected deadline. Garden Island.
Kalalau opens to hikers, volunteers work to keep trail clear
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