The couple has agreed to pay $76,400 in fines for illegally collecting aquarium fish last year in Kawaihae.
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A Kealakekua couple has agreed to pay $76,400 in fines for illegally collecting 550 aquarium fish last year off Kawaihae.
Don’t close the book on the Hawaii National Guard’s Youth Challenge Academy in Hilo just yet — although a presentation by the state’s adjutant general to lawmakers earlier in the week gave the impression the program is dead in the budgetary water.
Kona Community Hospital will expand vaccinations to community members over age 75 starting next week.
The state’s adjutant general told a joint state Senate committees informational briefing Tuesday the Hawaii National Guard Hilo Youth Challenge Academy will be closing.
At the request of the National Guard Bureau, the Hawaii National Guard is set to deploy about 200 of its members to Washington, D.C., to aid in and facilitate the peaceful transition of presidential power next week.
Health officials reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 on Hawaii Island Thursday, bringing the island’s total case count to 2,050.
WAILUKU — The Maui Ocean Center will reopen on Friday after a 10-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.
HONOLULU — The state Department of Education will prohibit events involving gatherings of more than 20 people for the remainder of the school year.
A 28-year-old Pahoa man and another man beat a 52-year-old Hawaiian Beaches man unconscious and stole the man’s car from his carport in the early morning hours of Jan. 5, according to court documents filed by police.
Hawaii Island hospitals set to launch clinics for those 75 and older who are not in long-term care facilities
Hawaii Island hospitals will soon begin vaccinating kupuna against COVID-19.
The state’s point man on homeless issues told lawmakers Wednesday he expects the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic to result in a gradual increase in homelessness statewide over the next few years.
HONOLULU — Thousands of Hawaii residents are expected to have access to COVID-19 vaccines when the state opens mass vaccination centers on Oahu, officials said.
The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation Hawaii is urging state officials to vaccinate sick and elderly incarcerated jail and prison inmates for COVID-19 on the same timetable they would individuals in the same risk groups who aren’t incarcerated.
Fears of a “twindemic” — an annual flu season combined with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic — have not been realized.
Making sure no kid goes hungry: Laupahoehoe school receives grant to feed students during the pandemic
Editor’s note: Each Wednesday, West Hawaii Today is publishing a story about individuals, groups or organizations that have helped make life better for others in our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In 2021, the third year since the eruption of Kilauea in lower Puna, some recovery programs are seeing progress while others remain in limbo.