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|As COVID-19 cases rise, health officials push for more testing across the state
The statewide positivity rate rose nearly 60% in the past two weeks, and experts are worried about a drop in testing for the virus. They fear the vaccination rollout has caused people to let down their guard. Hawaii News Now.
Data gathered on humpback whales in Kaua‘i, O‘ahu, Hawai‘i and Maui waters
Marine experts held the last humpback whale count of the season on Saturday, as about 68 trained leaders from NOAA gathered data from 42 sites. KHON2.
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|Rising COVID-19 cases could push O‘ahu back to Tier 2
If the trend continues, the island could move back to Tier 2 restrictions on business and social activities, which limit gatherings to five people. Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
Police break up another large concert in Kapolei
O‘ahu man pleads guilty to embezzlement, bribery over CARES Act funds
HGEA files grievance against HART after interim CEO lays off dozens without notice
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|Kahele touts COVID-19 relief, infrastructure plans
U.S. Rep. Kai Kahele is touting the merits of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan and President Joe Biden’s plan to spend up to $3 trillion on infrastructure. Tribune-Herald.
Roth addresses West Hawai‘i forum
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Portuguese cultural center plans scaled back
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|1,000 residents get shots at mass vaccination site in Wailuku
Both Kaiser Permanente members and non-members were vaccinated at a mass clinic on Saturday at the health organization’s Wailuku facility. Maui Now.
As travel returns, some changes are here to stay
More rental and mortgage assistance are available on Maui
|Half of Kaua‘i’s population has been vaccinated
A UH researcher says that statewide figures are lower, with 31% of the adult population having received at least one dose. Garden Island.
Hanapēpē bridge project takes step backward
Team Rubicon cleans up after flooding
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