Heavy rain and flooding have impacted roads and homes across the state of Hawaii.
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|Gov. David Ige declares an emergency as heavy rain wreaks havoc across the state
Gov. David Ige on Tuesday signed an emergency declaration that will free up state funds to help those across the state hit by the heavy rainfall and flooding. The disaster emergency relief period continues through May 8. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Hawaii News Now. KHON2. KITV4.
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Factory-Built Housing Made in Hawai‘i
“We’re now in the second year of population decline in our state because our locals just can’t afford to live here,” says the president and CEO of HPM Building Supply. Fujimoto hopes HalePlus, HPM’s new line of factory-built homes, will create an environmentally-friendly alternative… read more.
|Flooding blindsided many. But with aloha, neighbors helped each other through it
Residents who live near Kahana Bay took matters into their own hands to prepare as they know from experience just how bad it can get. Neighbors rushed with shovels in hand to dig a trench in the sand to direct water from the valley out to the ocean. Hawaii News Now.
City lifts evacuation order for Hale‘iwa as flooding threat subsides
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|Wastewater discharge reported at Papaikou Treatment Plant
The Hawaiʻi Department of Health’s Clean Water Branch issued an alert on Tuesday, reporting that heavy rain triggered the release of 400,000 gallons of wastewater from the treatment plant. The discharge has stopped, but the public is advised to remain out of these waters until warning signs have been removed. Big Island Video News.
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Q&A on the Local Construction Industry
What is the local outlook for construction at 6-, 12- and 24-month milestones? With the ongoing impact of the pandemic to the local and national economies, Hawai‘i is faced with the real possibility of a recession, which would eventually drive down construction costs... read more.
|Maui Health workers ratify new contract
Maui Health System workers voted overwhelmingly to approve a new four-year contract over the weekend, bringing eight months of negotiations and disputes over worker pay to a close, the union said. Maui News.
16.63 inches of rain fell in 24 hours in East Maui
Kaupakalua farm house on Maui swept away by flood
State says century-old Kaupakalua Dam slated for removal this summer
|KPD Chief Raybuck faces discrimination charges
Kaua‘i Police Department Chief Todd Raybuck violated policies against discrimination and created a hostile work environment for an officer based on race, as found by a Kaua‘i Police Commission investigation. The commission received an internal complaint against Raybuck in September 2020 alleging violations of civil-service laws and rules as well as violating the county’s discrimination code. Garden Island.
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