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Queen’s opens vaccination clinic at Blaisdell Concert Hall

A 91-year-old woman was the first patient to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at Saturday’s soft opening for The Queen’s Health Systems’ vaccination clinic at the Blaisdell Concert Hall, where she joined approximately 500 others age 75 and older in getting their first dose to protect against the virus that has killed 336 and infected 25,003 in Hawaii.

CALENDAR TODAY No local sporting events scheduled MONDAY No local sporting events scheduled. GOLF Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai Hualalai Golf Course Yardage: 7,107; Par: 72 Final Round Darren Clarke, $310,000 63-68-64–195 Retief Goosen, $182,500 Read More
Signs of Hawaiian Life – Jan. 24, 2021

Did you spot a sign of Hawaiian life on your travels? To submit photos, check out our new, simple online submission form at staradvertiser.com/signs . You must fill out all required fields in order to be considered for publication. Photos must have a person in them and contain a “sign” of Hawaiian life. Email submissions and mailed photos are no longer accepted.
Las Vegas Advisor: Plaza Hotel & Casino to redevelop downtown bus station

Things are happening downtown. On the heels of the opening of Circa Las Vegas, right across the street the Plaza is redeveloping the building that currently houses the Greyhound bus station, where it will add new dining, entertainment or retail components. The 48,500-square­-foot bus station will be vacated this summer, clearing the way for work to begin. The project will also include a four-bloc
Editorial: Time to revamp Hawaii’s government

At this point near the start of last year’s legislative session, lawmakers were filled with ambition to enact some powerful changes to state programs, including major investments in supports for affordable housing, tax relief for working-class families and increases to the minimum wage.
Column: Government spending boosts economy

As the Legislature convenes, lawmakers will be tasked with addressing the state budget shortfall. How much will the state be spending over the next two years? What services will be supported? Where will the money come from to pay for it all? These questions are all the more significant because state spending plays a crucial role when times are hard.
Column: Folksy Delaware politics shaped Biden, plus memories of him here

The mob attack on the U.S. Capitol and Joe Biden’s inauguration brought back memories of a simpler time and a young senator. In my first real job, I was a nonpartisan, professional legislative assistant for Delaware conservative Republican Sen. William V. Roth Jr., now remembered for an IRA plan. In 1972, Roth’s senior counterpart lost his election to Biden, an upstart barely eligible to serve.
Kokua Line: Missing a second stimulus check? IRS won’t start a trace until late February

Question: When I checked on the status of my second stimulus payment, it said a check would be mailed on Jan. 6. Is it lost?

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