Vaccinations for ages 70-74 could begin in 3 weeks–a bit longer for Hawaii Island.
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Debra “Debbie” Haunani Mock Chew–Texeira, 67, of Honokaa died Jan. 28. Born in Kukuihaele, she was a manager at Dairy Queen and Tex Drive Inn, clothing line entrepreneur and lifelong member and former president of the Waipi’o Taro Farmers’ Association. Private services at a later date. Survived by sons, Ernest (Joy) Texeira of Hilo and Alan Texeira of Honokaa; sisters, Sylvia (John) Tompkins of Kohala, Cynthia Kanekoa of Kukuihaele and Moana (Lloyd) Kaneshiro; brothers, Dennis (Linda) Mock Chew of Kona, Jayson (Alberta) Mock Chew of Honokaa, Lyle Mock Chew of Kukuihaele and Bradford Mock Chew of Waipi’o Valley; two granddaughters; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Health director: Vaccinations for ages 70-74 could be offered in 3 weeks; wait might be longer on Big Isle
The state Department of Health expects to open up vaccinations to those 70-74 in the coming weeks.
A measure that would not only allow, but also require in certain situations, government entities to seek reimbursement for search and rescue costs is advancing in the state Senate.
Predictably, hotel occupancy rates in January were far below those from last year.
NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance mission captured thrilling footage of its rover landing in Mars’ Jezero Crater on Feb. 18.
A bill that would give a Honokohau Small Boat Harbor working group management authority over the facility with the state’s oversight and assistance is making its way through the state Senate.
State Rep. Richard Onishi said Friday scathing reports from the state auditor and the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization led to legislation that would abolish the Agriculture Development Corporation.
Developer Palamanui Global Holdings sweetened the pot on a rezoning deal Tuesday by promising an outdoor performing arts amphitheater and affordable housing that’s more affordable, winning the massive development preliminary approval from a County Council panel.
The State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations has received more than $1 million from the federal government to combat unemployment insurance fraud.
Residents hoping to renew their driver’s licenses can still expect months-long delays thanks to a backlog at the County Vehicle Registration and Licensing Division.
Post-flight COVID testing will continue on the Big Island after February, although for how long has yet to be determined.
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A pair of resolutions was introduced Friday on the floor of the House of Representatives to form on working group on the management of Maunakea.
A Hilo-based astronomer has joined a team that’s rewriting everything we know about the massive black hole Cygnus X-1.
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