Hawaii officials opened part of a Kauai highway closed by a landslide. The partially reopened road is available to local residents only.
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HONOLULU — Hawaii officials on Tuesday partially reopened a highway on Kauai that was covered by a landslide after heavy rains last week, reconnecting several small towns that had been cut off from the rest of the island.
HONOLULU — More tourists traveled to Hawaii on Saturday than the state has seen in a single day since the start of the pandemic.
After long delays, the county’s first hydrogen bus could be driving on Kailua-Kona’s streets by May.
A state Senate bill that would bar the governor or county mayors from suspending requests for public records or vital statistics during a declared state of emergency passed its first committee hurdle in the House.
Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander and Filipino communities have been the most adversely affected by COVID-19, according to a new report released Tuesday by the state Department of Health.
The state Department of Health on Tuesday hosted its first mass vaccination clinic in East Hawaii utilizing the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Dr. Elizabeth Char was sworn in as Director of Health after unanimous confirmation by the Hawaii State Senate Tuesday morning.
Hawaii Police Department reported for the week of March 8 through March 14, police arrested 31 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. None of the drivers were under the age of 21.
Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth received the Johnson & Johnson single-shot COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday at the
The Big Island’s COVID-19 case count increased to 2,343 Tuesday with eight new cases reported.
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The Hawaii Police Department has announced promotions of nine individuals to the rank of Sergeant/Detective effective Tuesday, March 16, 2021.
Eleven Kailua-Kona locations are in the running for a centralized Hele-On bus hub, and the county wants to hear which one the public likes best, or if other sites would be better.
A $100 million plan by W.H. Shipman to build nearly 1,000 residential units in Keaau over 15 years might not take any major steps forward this year.
Thanks to the federal economic stimulus plan passed last week, Hawaii residents can receive pandemic unemployment benefits until September with minimal hassle.
Gov. David Ige on Monday released Capital Improvement Project funds totaling $500,000 to finance the construction of centralized administrative offices at Kohala Hospital.
State health, education and union leaders have agreed on safety protocols that will permit more students to return to public school campuses.
A 31-year-old former Army sergeant acquitted by reason of insanity last year of fatally stabbing a 71-year-old Eden Roc subdivision man with a piece of the victim’s broken cane will remain in the Hawaii State Hospital on Oahu for the time being.
HONOLULU — The state might loosen interisland travel restrictions as early as next month, with similar adjustments under consideration for trans-Pacific travel, if vaccine distribution supports the plan.
The Big Island’s COVID-19 case count increased to 2,335 Monday with seven new cases reported.