New COVID-19 guidelines from the CDC could start Hawaii’s “vaccine passports.”
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|New CDC guidance paves the way for Hawai‘i to implement “vaccine passports”
The federal agency said it’s safe for fully vaccinated people to travel without testing or quarantine, giving Hawai‘i the green light to modify its travel program. But key details, including how to verify vaccinations, must be worked out, said Lt. Gov. Josh Green. Civil Beat. Hawaii News Now. KITV4.
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State unemployment office to offer help via phone or video appointment
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|HPD Chief Susan Ballard is up for review this week. Is she still up to the job?
Four years ago, she was praised for righting a department in turmoil. Now under fire from critics, Ballard faces a new assessment from the Honolulu Police Commission. Civil Beat.
Watchdog groups are calling the chief’s personal purchases from vendors awarded CARES Act funds a conflict of interest. Hawaii News Now.
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|County has been without an auditor for five months
A County Council subcommittee searching for an auditor has narrowed the list to two Mainland candidates. West Hawaii Today.
Councilman calls for county to curb climbing insurance costs in Puna
Airport hotel bond bill would provide up to $50M in funding
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|Maui Health expands vaccine registration to all residents 16 and older
Starting Monday, April 5, Maui Health will be accepting registrations for residents 16 and up. Maui Now.
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|Budget proposal increases funding to manage feral cat populations
The county allocated $50,000 to feral cat control for the current fiscal year, but the budget for the upcoming fiscal year proposes $120,000 in funding. Garden Island.
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