A new UH medical school report says Hula and other cultural programs can improve Hawaiian health.
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|Report: Hula, other cultural programs can improve Hawaiian health
A new report from researchers at the University of Hawai‘i John A. Burns School of Medicine found that culturally based programs are effective in addressing longstanding health inequities among Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders. Civil Beat. Hawai‘i Public Radio.
Hawai‘i’s travel quarantine reduced to 10 days to match health guidelines
Vaccine skepticism grows in Hawai‘i
Elections officials want to tweak the state’s mail-voting law next year
Kahele resigns state Senate seat, opening call for replacement candidates
Today’s Lesson: No Wi-Fi=No Learning
Disparities in internet access have long made learning more difficult for some students, from kindergarten to college. And with students learning from home now more than ever, that digital divide has widened… read more.
|Bar owners ask court to let them open
A federal judge may rule Friday on whether bars on O‘ahu can reopen. Since March, they have been shut down for all but a few weeks. Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
Proposed Home Lands casino would allow golf course, theme parks, sporting events
Conditions at Halawa Correctional Facility are unsafe, union says
The year’s final mass food distribution event to take place Friday
What did HPD do to prevent another Kealoha scandal? Not much, chief says
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The world has changed faster than we could have imagined, and for many, the future is full of uncertainty. See how these companies have transformed their businesses — anticipating trends and embracing innovation — to better serve their customers in a rapidly changing environment… read more.
|Partnership ensures post-arrival testing will continue through mid-January
Mayor Mitch Roth announced on Wednesday that a partnership between Hawai‘i County and a private philanthropist will ensure trans-Pacific COVID-19 testing for those arriving on the Big Island will continue through Jan. 15. Tribune-Herald.
Big Isle hospitals prep to receive vaccines
Shoppers flock to new Safeway store in Kailua-Kona
Nominate an Outstanding Small Business
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|AlohaSafe Alert app officially launches
The app, developed to curb the spread of COVID-19 infections, officially launched on Wednesday, making Maui County the first in the state to have this resource. KITV4.
UH-MC donates freezer to store Pfizer vaccine
Officers cite Maui man for selling undersized ahi
|7.6% of CARES Act funds left unused on Kaua‘i
With the federal funds set to expire at the end of December, the county’s $28 million slice has a remaining balance of $2,190,512. Garden Island.
Kaua’i set to reduce its mandatory quarantine period to mirror the state
EPA fines Kaua‘i tour company $45K for illegal cesspool
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