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$1.8M for travel budgets

Federal grants will support county travel budgets.

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$1.8M for travel: Federal grants prop up county travel budgets

Some county departments plan to dramatically increase their travel budgets for the new fiscal year that starts July 1, after an austere period that saw Zoom teleconferences replace the traditional off-island conventions previously attended by government officials and staff.

Roth eases outdoor gathering rule

Mayor Mitch Roth has amended his COVID-19 emergency rule to increase the size of outdoor social gatherings from 10 people to 25, subject to approval by Gov. David Ige.

Back in the bay

After being out of the water for a year due to COVID, the Ka‘awaloa glass bottom boat, a fixture in Kealakekua Bay, was launched Saturday and returned to her mooring ready to take passengers on an unforgettable journey.

COVID-19 in Hawaii: One year later

The first case of COVID-19 in Hawaii was confirmed one year ago today, a little more than two months after a newly identified coronavirus was first detected in China.

Bill to abolish ADC moves to Senate

A bill that would abolish the Agribusiness Development Corporation passed its third and final reading Thursday in the state House and was forwarded Friday to the Senate.

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