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|Officials balk as the Ala Wai Flood Risk Management Project’s price tag nearly doubles
The estimated cost of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ redesigned plans is now $651 million, potentially stalling the two-decades-old project once again. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Hawaii News Now.
Hawai‘i GOP official resigns after using party Twitter account to support QAnon
Ige expected to outline his economic recovery plan in State of the State address
Proposed budget cuts would “basically gut” Hawai‘i state auditor’s office
Hawai‘i Tourism Authority readies for defunding
Celebration plans for Queen Lili‘uokalani’s home could cost the state $53,000
Hawai‘i Rep. Ed Case tries again to rein in helicopter tour and skydiving operations
Isle labor market is not likely to see major gains in the short term
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|She was about to lose her job. Then her dad’s department hired her.
Two weeks before Honolulu’s former Budget Director Manny Valbuena left office, his department hired his daughter for a six-month gig that was not advertised and for which no other candidates were considered. Civil Beat.
New HART board member wants a fraud hotline
Permit for Red Hill fuel tanks stirs controversy
In Kaimukī, residents worry monster homes are taking over the community
O‘ahu’s second mass vaccination clinic to open today at Blaisdell
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Chef Kajioka and his Miro Kaimuki team have crafted unique and delectable menus for you to enjoy in the comfort of your own home. Not only are the Miro boxes available for all of January 2021, but a reimagined menu from Tex 808 BBQ & Brews can be ordered too… read more.
|COVID-19 app won’t be mandatory for travelers to the Big Island
Hawai‘i County officials say they have no plans to make visitors download the state’s official exposure notification app, AlohaSafe Alert. Tribune-Herald.
Teaching telescope project to proceed at Hale Pōhaku
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Loans for People Who Can’t Otherwise Get Loans
Kūhiō Lewis is president and CEO of the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement, a CDFI and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-certified housing counseling agency that has loaned out over $9.5 million since the inception of its loan fund in 2010. When people have trouble repaying their loans, CNHA can temporarily reduce or defer monthly payments until the borrowers get back on their feet... read more.
|Maui is still behind on vaccine rollout
As vaccinations continue statewide, the only island not accepting first dose registrations is Maui. State Health Director Dr. Libby Char said Maui may have used both first and second doses in an initial round of vaccinations, and are now using their weekly allotments for second doses. KHON2.
UH Maui College achieves net-zero goal
Moloka‘i’s fabled axis deer are starving to death in droves
|This innovative Kaua‘i medical clinic is struggling to survive
Physicians at the Makana North Shore Urgent Care Center in Princeville work at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City and fly in for rotations lasting several weeks. But the pandemic and subsequent lockdown have impacted patient volumes and the doctors’ ability to travel. Civil Beat.
Kaua‘i Bus announces significant schedule changes
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