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Attorney still seeks sanctions

Hilo attorney Charles Heaukulani is pursuing a lawsuit alleging Sunshine Law violations by the Hawaii County Council.

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Attorney continues seeking sanctions against council members

Although Charles Heaukulani was unsuccessful getting a court to stop the County Council’s Feb. 3 confirmation vote of Planning Director Zendo Kern, the Hilo attorney is pursuing his lawsuit alleging Sunshine Law violations by the council during committee-level deliberations.

Oahu casino proposal amended

The Senate Committee on Hawaiian Affairs took testimony for nearly two hours Thursday about a bill that would authorize construction of a casino on Department of Hawaiian Homes Land near Kapolei, Oahu.

Ige to extend eviction moratorium by 2 months

HONOLULU — Hawaii’s statewide moratorium on residential evictions is expected to be extended for another two months in a coronavirus emergency proclamation that the state’s governor plans to issue.

Survey: More Hawaii residents want to be vaccinated

According to a statewide survey commissioned by the state Department of Health, 91% of respondents plan to get a COVID-19 vaccination, a strong indication that attitudes about the vaccines are rapidly shifting since inoculations first began in mid-December.

Agencies warn of COVID-19 vaccine scams

The state Department of Health — in collaboration with the Office of the Attorney General, Executive Office on Aging’s Senior Medicare Patrol Hawaii and the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs — is warning Hawaii residents about new COVID-19 vaccination scams.

Ige cautious about loosening virus restrictions

HONOLULU (AP) — Gov. David Ige said he is cautious about loosening air travel restrictions for people who have received a coronavirus vaccine, while stressing that new virus variants are not widespread in the state.


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