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A COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson will be available to Big Island kapuna on 16 March 2021.

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Senate approves nation’s highest income tax rate

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Senate on Tuesday passed legislation that would increase the income tax paid by Hawaii’s top wage earners to 16%, which would give the islands the highest state income tax rate in the nation.

Town north of Honolulu evacuated as stream floods

HONOLULU — Catastrophic flooding from a stream swollen by heavy rains prompted officials to order evacuations from a town north of Honolulu on Tuesday, just one day after fears of a dam breach resulted in the same on the island of Maui.

Kishimoto to leave DOE

Nearly four years after taking the helm of the state Department of Education, Superintendent Christina Kishimoto announced Tuesday that she would not seek to renew her contract.
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