Travel to state could return to near 2019 levels by end of year.
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State economists believe travel to the state could nearly return to 2019 levels by the end of this year, but a complete recovery will take more than three years.
Bail was maintained and a preliminary hearing set for a two Kailua-Kona men accused of a host of crimes associated with a Dec. 27 home invasion in South Kona.
The county has sold $77.1 million in general obligation bonds to retire old debt and free up money to pay for new capital projects, Finance Director Deanna Sako said in a report to the County Council.
Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s assistance with an investigation involving the theft of an excavator from the Waikoloa area valued at $35,000.
HONOLULU — U.S. prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to dismiss a case against a victim of a former Honolulu prosecutor recently sentenced for obstructing justice and bank fraud.
Voggy conditions are forecast for West Hawaii through at least midweek as Kilauea’s most recent eruption continues, forecasters said.
HOUMA, La. — A shipyard in Louisiana has a $178 million Navy contract to build two new research ships for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors LLC is located in Houma, the same city where another shipyard is building three smaller research vessels for the National Science Foundation.
HONOLULU — Honolulu has a new slate of leaders after the mayor and five first-term City Council members took the oath of office.
A newly graded road up the side of Fissure 8 in Leilani Estates is not in violation of any permit requirements, a county agency has determined.
HONOLULU — Residents have been warned to be extra vigilant and continue to follow safety guidelines as cases of a new seemingly more contagious strain of the coronavirus have recently been reported in the U.S., health officials said.
HAGATNA — The governor of Guam, a military official and the island’s historic preservation officer have signed off on a new agreement that outlines how to mitigate damage to historic and culturally significant sites on the island during military training.
HONOLULU — Hawaii officials have pledged to help strengthen oversight over seawalls and other barriers that are accelerating beach erosion in the state.