Governor Ige’s address offers no concrete details on layoffs, furloughs, and possible tax increases.
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|Gov. Ige’s speech skips the difficult details
In his address to the state Legislature yesterday, Gov. David Ige recapped the impacts of the pandemic and warned that government will have to “tighten its belt” in the face of a gaping budget deficit. But he neglected to offer concrete details such as furloughs, layoffs or possible tax increases. Civil Beat. Hawaii News Now. West Hawaii Today. KITV4.
More investment in digital technology could reshape the economy, says governor
A new administration raises hopes for Native Hawaiians seeking federal recognition
Marines in Hawai‘i are training for a return to island fighting
Vacation rental numbers were bleak in 2020 but rose in recent months
COVID-19 variant linked to California outbreaks is found in Hawai‘i
Vaccinations will be available for all employees at Legislature
CVS says vaccinations at Hawai‘i nursing homes, long-term facilities on schedule
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My Job: Photographing Massive Waves
“So far, I feel like I’ve never worked a day in my life, because each and every day I’m so excited to go to ‘work’ and really can’t believe I’m being paid to do this,” says Mike Prickett, an avid surfer and paddleboarder who always wanted a career in – or at least near – the water… read more.
|Witness in drug case involving Katherine Kealoha’s brother is now on the run
A 33-year-old woman who played a major role in the Kealoha corruption scandal is now wanted by police in connection with another crime. Hawaii News Now.
Wastewater spills reported around O‘ahu after heavy rains subside
Waikīkī sand replenishment begins again
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Leaders it is Time to Shine, Literally
Face it: 2020 was devastating. You ditched your business plans, shifted performance goals, and raised spirits for your employees through social media videos (like how to make a pizza). Find the opportunities waiting for you in 2021 with 3 practices… read more.
|B.J. Penn arrested for DUI on Hawai‘i Island
Ultimate Fighting Championship Hall of Famer B.J. Penn was arrested over the weekend for driving under the influence of intoxicants, the Hawai‘i Police Department said. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Tribune-Herald. Big Island Now. Hawaii News Now. KITV4.
Hilo hospital is seeing high demand for vaccinations among residents 75 and up
Reef-safe sunscreen dispensers installed at Kahalu‘u Beach Park
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Turn Your Rent Renegotiation into an Honest Give-and-Take
Advice from both sides of the fence and the agents who sit in the middle, including separate tip sheets for tenants and landlords. While rent deferral can be helpful in the short term, he says, it could also mean that a restaurant will be less profitable or potentially broke when... read more.
|Out-of-state buyers account for nearly 30% of Maui home sales
Mainland buyers made up 27.4% of sales and foreign buyers 1.4%, according to the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism. Maui News.
Rental aid program sent $10M to county households
Maui County sees more than 600 new COVID-19 cases in January
|Jonathan Herrera case will be the first jury trial since last March
Fifth Circuit Court Judge Randal G. B. Valenciano announced Monday that he will move forward with the island’s first jury trial since the start of the pandemic. Garden Island.
North Shore Lions raise over $50,000
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