More than 67K COVID-19 vaccines will arrive in Hawaii this week, including 11.6K of the newly approved Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
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More than 67,000 COVID-19 vaccines will arrive in Hawaii this week, including 11,900 doses of a newly approved inoculation from Johnson & Johnson.
Roth releases ‘bare bones’ budget: Mayor’s first budget plan reflects cutbacks, uncertainty at Legislature
Faced with uncertainty and cutbacks at the state level, Mayor Mitch Roth on Monday released the first proposed budget of his term, described by staff as a “bare bones” plan as the county grapples with the fiscal aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.
Although the board of the Department of Land and Natural Resources discussed three options last week for restoring commercial ocean access in Puna, locals and lawmakers agree that there is only one option that makes sense.
After a wet weekend in East Hawaii, there might be a bit of a reprieve starting today, but it likely won’t last long, according to the National Weather Service.
The East Hawaii Cultural Center plans to fence its property after items were stolen from the nonprofit during a Feb. 14 burglary.
Five bills related to marijuana remain alive in the state Legislature and will be heard in committee this week.
Bartolome Pasion Maneja, 83, of Keaau died Feb. 11 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Dingas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, he was a retired plant propagator for the Bureau of Plant Industry in the Philippines, worked for Aloha Welding Shop, McConnell Orchid Nursery and Pacific Floral Resources and was a bible student of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. Visitation 5-6 p.m. Friday, March 12, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Service at 6 p.m. Visitation again 9-10 a.m. Saturday, March 13 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery (Section K). Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by wife, Filomena Bautista Maneja of Keaau; children, Nerie (Orlino) Padamanda, Marlon (Maryanne) Maneja, Denis (Jocelyn) Maneja, Marivic (Joel) Hernandez and Aldrin (Dolly) Maneja from Hawaii, Ernesto (Odette) Maneja of Philippines and Merlyn (Sandre) Adanzo of California; step-son, Greg (Gladys) Dayrit of New Zealand; brothers, Juanito Maneja of Philippines and Rodrigo (Norma) Maneja of California; sister, Virginia Cruz of California; 20 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; cousins, nephews and nieces. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
A man accused of a shoplifting spree late last month in Hilo faces enhanced charges because of the declared emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Beginning today, the Hawaii Island Humane Society is restarting its field trip program for the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A measure to lower the state’s blood-alcohol threshold for drunken driving cleared its final Senate committee Thursday, setting the proposal up for a full vote on the Senate floor.
It has been nearly one year since cruise ships stopped service to Hawaii, and there is no hint of when they might return.
A commission that redraws County Council district boundary lines every 10 years plans an initial meeting Monday, but the numbers it needs to make its decisions have been delayed.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded the state of Hawaii $87.4 million to open multiple, state-led community vaccination sites.
Hundreds of West Hawaii educators and kupuna received a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Thursday during the first of many vaccination “mega clinics” to be held in Kailua-Kona.