A federal judge denies request to reopen Honolulu’s bars and nightclubs.
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|Federal judge denies request to reopen O‘ahu bars and nightclubs
The suit asked for $50 million in damages and claimed the civil rights of bar owners have been violated, partly because they are forced to be closed while other establishments serving alcohol have been allowed to remain open during the pandemic. Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
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Renters applying for financial relief exposed tax evaders, state says
BOE opposes furloughing teachers, school staff
UH system anticipates financial challenges
USS Daniel Inouye begins sea trials
Gender Bias in Family Businesses
Gender bias still exists within the leadership of many local family businesses, but its hold slips as new generations take over. And the role models for younger family members are often mothers, grandmothers and sisters… read more.
|Honolulu rail project is left without a leader as HART ousts Andrew Robbins
Major utility problems on Dillingham Boulevard and a failed P3 effort helped seal the fate of rail’s latest executive director. Contract negotiations are underway for a new interim CEO and president to take over the city’s beleaguered rail project. Civil Beat. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Hawaii News Now.
Corrections Commission wants to pause planning on new O‘ahu jail
Budget and maintenance problems force Aloha Stadium to halt new events
Report says homeless numbers have dropped in past four years
Diamond Head State Monument has a quiet reopening day
Risk Transfer in the Construction Business
Got subcontractors? Phil Ogata of First Insurance Co. of Hawaii outlines what you need to know about contractual risk transfer… read more.
|Environmental Management Commission considers alternatives to $10.5M composter
This may be one of those cases where bigger isn’t necessarily better, at least when it comes to turning waste into compost. West Hawaii Today.
New facility will provide space for expanded cancer treatment, other services in Hilo
5 Steps to Biki Commutes
Biki, Honolulu’s bike-share program, offers a healthy way to commute, says Todd Boulanger, executive director of Bikeshare Hawaii. He says the Biki crew has focused on enhanced sanitation and cleaning of equipment and kiosks, including high-touch areas, to reduce the spread of COVID-19… read more.
|Positive COVID-19 case temporarily closes Lāhainā DMV office
An employee’s test result has forced the office to close for the next 10 days, a Maui County spokesperson said Thursday. Hawaii News Now. Maui Now.
EMS still waiting on budget cut decisions
Mayor supports using War Memorial Stadium for UH football games
|Kaua‘i County Council passes bills to avoid budget shortfall
The measures are aimed at closing shortfalls caused by suspended tax revenues, retroactive salary increases and COVID-19 operations. Garden Island.
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