Quarantine to stop spread of coffee leaf rust expands to Oahu and Lanai.
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The state Board of Agriculture on Tuesday approved the expansion of quarantine areas to include the Oahu and Lanai because of coffee leaf rust, a fungus that threatens Hawaii’s coffee industry.
A measure that would authorize the state to provide affordable rental housing units for teachers has moved one step closer to being passed.
A state House committee Tuesday deferred a measure that would have made Hawaii the second state in nation to lower its blood-alcohol threshold for drunken driving to 0.05.
Zendo Kern represented clients as a consultant before the Leeward Planning Commission on a rezoning application, and then as planning director, signed off on a plat map for the same project, records show.
The state attorney general’s office on Wednesday released statistics showing a dramatic increase in firearms registration in 2020, the same day federal appeals judges affirmed the state’s strict limit on openly carrying firearms.
The state Department of Health on Wednesday reported seven new cases of COVID-19 on the Big Island, bringing the total number of cases on the island since the start of the pandemic to 2,392.
A bill that would legalize the personal use of marijuana in Hawaii is still alive, but Gov. David Ige suggested Wednesday that he intends to veto it.
Veteran’s remains identified 80 years after Pearl Harbor
The state Department of Health today reported seven new cases of COVID-19 on the Big Island, bringing the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic to 2,392.
Kona Community Hospital has begun pre-registering Phase 2 individuals age 50 and older to receive the Pfizer vaccine at its Thursday mega clinics at Kekuaokalani Gymnasium in Kailua-Kona.
A politically connected battalion chief with a degree in fire science rocketed past his more experienced colleagues to take the top position in the Hawaii Fire Department, but questions have come up about how the vote was taken, so it might have to be redone.
The Hilo Woman’s Club will be celebrating its centennial anniversary after 100 years of serving the community.
Scattered showers are expected to continue throughout the week as flood advisories taper off on the Big Island.
The state Department of Health will not expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to those 50 and older today, despite a message early Tuesday from Hawaii County Civil Defense that said the department would do so.
The first photograph of a black hole has become a little clearer after years of analysis and with the help of a pair of Maunakea telescopes.
HONOLULU — Financial aid included in the most recent federal coronavirus relief package will allow Hawaii to cover unemployment insurance claims and avoid slashing spending on key social programs such as sexual assault treatment and HIV prevention, lawmakers say.
During the week of March 15-21, Hawaii Island police arrested 24 motorists for DUI. Four of the drivers were involved in traffic accidents. One of the drivers was younger than 21.
Police report that 95-year-old Toyoki Morimoto, who was reported missing Monday, was located Tuesday morning in Hilo in good health.
Legislation that aimed to amend Hawaii’s aid-in-dying law passed through the state Senate earlier this month but failed to gain traction in the House.
WASHINGTON — Two Democratic senators lashed out Tuesday at the lack of Asian American and Pacific Islander representation in President Joe Biden’s Cabinet and even vowed not to support nominations until the White House better promotes diversity — moves that could stymie their own party’s administration in filling key posts.