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The president and CEO of the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce took issue Monday with House Speaker Scott Saiki’s statement a week ago that the University of Hawaii “should no longer manage Maunakea, and it should cease its work to extend the master lease.”
Although new variants of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 have been confirmed in Hawaii, Gov. David Ige said Monday that those strains are not prevalent in the community.
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s commercial landlords would be prohibited from evicting tenants under a bill that state lawmakers are considering to help businesses hurt by the coronavirus pandemic.
In a supposed effort to streamline the state’s contested case hearing process, a controversial new bill in the state Legislature would end those hearings over land use issues entirely.
A rezoning and application for a Waikoloa affordable housing project with a past that a planning consultant called “funky” and a councilman called “goofy” were withdrawn Tuesday from the County Council Planning Committee for a redo.
More options for COVID-19 vaccinations are now available in East Hawaii.
The minimum wage in Hawaii could rise as high as $17 an hour under several new bills in the state Legislature, which has some businesses worried about their future.
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services is fining Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home $510,640 for failing to correct COVID-19 infection control deficiencies and for other deficiencies, the state Department of Health said in a Friday statement.
Legislation to build the state’s first resort casino on Department of Hawaiian Home Lands on Oahu was dealt a major blow earlier today.
A more transmissible strain of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has been identified in Hawaii.