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For years, Alika Rigaud has seen the cards written by children on the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree, asking for toys, bikes, surfboards and more. For years, he wanted the chance to make one of those children’s wishes come true.
Areas around the summit of Kilauea on Wednesday were blanketed in high levels of sulfur dioxide and particulates that reached levels established by the Environmental Protection Agency as hazardous, according to a statement from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
HONOLULU — U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz has helped Honolulu get an extension on a deadline to develop plans for the last segment of the city’s rail line. The city had been required to submit a viable plan to the Federal Transit Administration by the end of this year or risk losing a $250 million federal grant.
The first 25 frontline workers at Kona Community Hospital received their initial dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday afternoon in Kealakekua.
HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige on Wednesday said the passage of a new coronavirus relief bill by the U.S. Congress this week has prompted him to delay the implementation of state worker furloughs previously due to begin on Jan. 1.
State health officials announced 13 new COVID-19 cases on Hawaii Island, bringing the island’s total case count to 1,835.
HONOLULU — The state agency that helps administer land for Native Hawaiians has approved a new program that will provide a small number of Native residents with down-payment assistance.
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After months of nearly nonexistent business because of COVID-19, one tour company has seen an uptick in bookings since Sunday’s eruption commenced at Kilauea Volcano‘s summit.
Three familiar names and four not quite as familiar will vie for an open state Senate seat this evening in virtual interviews with precinct officials who will select three Democrats to send to Gov. David Ige as candidates to fill the District 1 seat vacated by Kai Kahele, who was elected to Congress.
Thirty staff members at Queen’s North Hawaii Community Hospital received their Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations Tuesday, with the remaining staff expected to receive the vaccine in the next two weeks.
West Hawaii residents awoke Tuesday to a blanket of vog for the first time in more than two years.
Hawaii Island police arrested two dozen motorists for suspected drunken driving Dec. 14 and Sunday. Six of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes and one was younger than age 21.
Hawaiian Electric announced Tuesday it will extend the moratorium on disconnections for nonpayment through March 31, 2021.