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HONOLULU — Cut spending, raise taxes or perhaps both. Hawaii lawmakers face tough choices as they convene a new legislative session this week amid a pandemic that has pummeled tourism, the state’s biggest industry, and depleted tax revenue.
Premier Medical Group traveled to Mountain View on Tuesday to screen the community for COVID-19 as part of an initiative to test underserved areas in Hawaii County.
The County Council Planning Committee was passing its third full hour of grilling Mayor Mitch Roth’s choice for planning director with no clear end in sight by press-time Tuesday evening, an indication of the controversy surrounding former planning consultant Zendo Kern.
Gov. David Ige on Tuesday announced the appointment of longtime educator Laura Clint Acasio to fill the state Senate District 1 seat that became vacant with the election of Kai Kahele to U.S. Congress.
HONOLULU — State leaders said Tuesday limited supply is the main thing constraining distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Gov. David Ige announced Tuesday he’s appointed Laura Acasio of Hilo, an educator, to the state Senate District 1 seat vacated by Kai Kahele, who is now a U.S. congressman.
Hawaii Fire Department personnel used both county helicopters Monday afternoon to rescue nine hikers stranded in Pololu Valley.
HONOLULU — An increase in the number of anglers plying Hawaii’s shores has provided much needed food and recreation while helping keep supply shops afloat during the coronavirus pandemic.
HONOLULU — Hawaii is assisting about 800 residents of American Samoa traveling through Oahu to their island home, which was cut off by the coronavirus.
Kona Community Hospital said Tuesday afternoon technical issues with its COVID-19 vaccine registration phone line have been fixed.