Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Edward Blum and Jared Dufault decided to open their own business.
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Instead of lamenting their jobs selling timeshares lost when the pandemic shut down tourism, Edward Blum and Jared Dufault decided to open their own business.
Hawaii Island motorists just weren’t heeding the call of the open road much last year.
Hawaii law enforcement officials are on watch following an FBI warning that extremists who support President Donald Trump could stage armed protests in Washington, D.C., and in all 50 state capitals when President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated Wednesday.
An administrative case was not pursued against the third person cited for illegally collecting hundreds of aquarium fish in February 2020 off Kawaihae.
An armed standoff in Nanawale Estates subdivision, just outside of Pahoa, “has had a peaceful resolution,” according to Hawaii Police Department spokeswoman Denise Laitinen.
Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth is “on the mend” and in a selfie spirit at Hilo Medical Center, where he will remain for the weekend, his office said in a statement Friday.
Hawaii Island police have arrested 23-year-old Donchevell Makekau of Kailua-Kona for multiple property crime offenses stemming from several criminal property damage incidents reported in downtown Hilo.
HONOLULU — A Honolulu hospital plans to update its policies after being struck by coronavirus clusters in two areas of the facility.
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.
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.