Former Hawaii congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa rejects paid position as HART consultant.
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|Former Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa rejects $924,000 HART consulting job
She will instead serve as a volunteer board member. Her decision comes after the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation was criticized for hiring her at a time when other consultants and staffers were being cut. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Hawaii Public Radio. Hawaii News Now.
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Over $97M in federal funding headed to several higher education schools in Hawai‘i
Incoming Hawai‘i teachers union chief offers changes in style not substance
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|Hawaiian Electric objects to PUC conditions for approval of Kapolei battery project
The PUC in late April approved the project — considered by many as key to keeping the lights on when O‘ahu’s coal plant retires next fall — but with nine specific conditions. Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
Facing serious fine, Waikīkī beach rental owner says he feels unfairly targeted
Officials encourage people to get vaccinated at key clinic in Leeward O‘ahu before it closes
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Kākou Collective Aims to Bring Hawaiʻi’s Backyard to the Forefron
Kākou Collective is the studio of Native Hawaiian surface pattern designer and illustrator Kea Peters, who is inspired by Hawai‘i’s nature and culture. Peters says her mission is to share her “love and knowledge of local culture in Hawaiʻi, to spark creativity, and… read more.
|Carreira out as transit administrator: Mayoral administration remains tight-lipped
Brenda Carreira, the longest-serving Mass Transit administrator in more than a decade, is no longer at the helm of the troubled agency. West Hawaii Today.
HMC pre-schedules 700-plus COVID vaccine doses for keiki ages 12-17
Kahuku Unit trails reopen in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park
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Aloha de Mele Seeks to Inspire the Aloha Spirit
JT Ojerio, the creative force behind Aloha de Mele, says she is inspired by Hawai‘i’s land, culture and people. “Each art piece is created to make a statement and to exude good vibes and the aloha spirit no matter the location... read more.
|State revokes Pono Life Sciences’ medical marijuana dispensary license
The state said Pono Life Sciences Maui LLC repeatedly failed to submit annual independent financial audits as required by law. The violation order requires the company to close its medical marijuana production and retail operations and destroy or dispose of all of its cannabis or cannabis-related products. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Maui Now. Hawaii News Now. KITV4.
Maui County to accept applications for energy credit assistance program
New species of “water bear” found at Haleakalā named after Samuel ‘Ohu Gon
|Gas prices on Kaua‘i are higher this year compared to last year
The average price for Kaua‘i is at $4.01 per gallon compared to O‘ahu’s average at $3.766 per gallon, yet still cheaper compared to the Island of Hawai‘i which sits at $4.04 per gallon. Garden Island.
EPA awards Kauaʻi $300,000 in brownfields funding to clean up old sugar mill site
Grant funds available for water bills
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