Changing Hawaii’s Touristy Industry will be a difficult task for state officials.
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|Why it’s so hard to reshape Hawai‘i’s tourism industry
One reason policymakers don’t want to make changes is that the state needs jobs. And dealing with the pandemic has consumed the attention of government officials and business executives to a point that other initiatives, such as reimagining tourism, have languished. Civil Beat.
International visitor market isn’t expected to fully recover until 2024
Will Hawai‘i’s spinner dolphins finally get a rest from the crowds?
Governor considers creating Green Jobs Corps to train conservation army
Broadband measure awaits Ige’s signature
Measure criminalizing “coercive control” faces opposition from law enforcement
Hundreds of UH graduate assistants sue the Board of Regents, state over the right to unionize
Fraud at ‘Ōlelo is a hard lesson for nonprofits
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Navigating the Next Normal: How Technology Can Fuel Your Business Growth
Not all the effects of the pandemics were negative. During the pandemic we have learned how interconnected we all are. Not just as a regular community, but as a business community. When restaurant and hospitality businesses were struggling, we came together to support them. Watch the replay!
|Aloha Stadium could be demolished in 2022
State officials had originally planned to keep the stadium operational while a new one was constructed nearby, but the Stadium Authority says that plan is costly. The group will now consider demolishing it to make way for a new 30,000-seat stadium on the same spot as the existing venue. Civil Beat.
HPD releases audio of 911 call that led to fatal police shooting in Nu‘uanu
Biki to decommission dozens of bikeshare stations
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Pawniolo Pets Offers Raw Pet Food from Hawai‘i Island
Nick and Miki Vericella say their miniature bull terrier was their first customer: They provided it with raw dog food and treats using products from animals raised on their family cattle ranch in Waimea on Hawai‘i Island… read more.
|West Hawai‘i continues to shoulder highest tax burden
Taxpayers in North Kona’s District 8 have more property tax burden than County Council Districts 1-6 combined, as West Hawai‘i’s property values continue to grow. The County Council will consider budget issues and tax rates in coming weeks. West Hawaii Today.
Dozens of applications submitted for Mauna Kea working group
$83.8M program could help Hawai‘i residents who lost homes in the 2018 Kīlauea eruption
Lower Puna residents are frustrated by the wait for road repairs and boat ramp access
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Small Business/Big Challenge: Devin Tryan, Co-Owner, HI Climb
Starting any business is risky, especially a climbing gym due to all the safety precautions. The upside is that when all this passes – and this will pass – the community will want to get out and explore new hobbies and be active... read more.
|Maui Police Chief Tivoli Faaumu says goodbye
After 35 years in the Maui Police Department and six years leading it, Police Chief Tivoli Faaumu got emotional on his last day. Hawaii News Now.
Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia sail to Honolua Bay for 45th anniversary event
|Health officials identify 2 restaurants and 2 events as sources of COVID-19 clusters
Among them are attendees of the ‘Ekolu Mea Nui drive-in concert in Līhu‘e on April 24 and the Sheraton Kaua‘i Coconut Beach Resort Brunch Babes show in Kapa‘a on April 17 and 18. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Hawaii News Now.
Over 30 people evicted from Lucy Wright Park
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