State officials hope to administer 500K doses by end of May.
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Mayor Mitch Roth’s pick for Public Works director squeaked through a sometimes tense confirmation hearing Tuesday after more than two hours of grilling by a split County Council panel.
HONOLULU — Officials said Tuesday they plan to have people make online reservations to receive the coronavirus vaccine in order to avoid crowding and long lines at distribution centers.
The state Department of Land and Natural Resources reported Tuesday it had presented a cease and desist order to a group claiming the authority of the Hawaiian Kingdom that set up camp in Hilo’s Wailoa State Recreation Area.
The architect of the Hawaiian Homes Commission’s proposed legislation to establish a state gaming commission and build a casino on a Department of Hawaiian Home Lands parcel in Kapolei, Oahu, on Monday said the bill is “an opportunity to have a conversation about a number of shortfalls the department faces.”
Another dozen Hawaii Island residents tested positive for COVID-19, increasing the island’s total case count to 1,938, state health officials reported Tuesday.
HONOLULU — Kauai plans to reopen to tourists after a halt forced by the coronavirus, but the economic recovery in the vital tourism industry could be slow.
HONOLULU — The remains of some U.S. military personnel who died during World War II and were buried anonymously in the Philippines have been returned to Hawaii to try to determine their identities.
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.
Hawaii Island reported four new COVID-19 cases Monday, bringing the island’s total case count to 1,926.