Governor Ige will lift COVID-19 public health rules if Hawaii attains 70% vaccination goal.
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VIDEO: Gov. David Ige to ease travel restrictions June 15; lift COVID-19 public health rules if Hawaii reaches 70% vaccination goal
Ige said once Hawaii reaches 60% fully vaccinated statewide, visitors from the mainland may skip the mandatory 10-day quarantine period or COVID-19 testing if they can provide proof of vaccination. Read more
Hawaii COVID-19 vaccination incentive campaign includes Las Vegas trip, HawaiianMiles, Zippy’s and more
The prizes, as well as a number of deals and discounts, available during the campaign this month are listed at HIGotVaccinated.com as part of a push to get remaining Hawaii residents vaccinated. Read more
Prosecutors charged a 21-year-old man in connection with Tuesday’s stabbing death of a 19-year-old California visitor. Read more
Today’s new confirmed and probable infection count by island includes 27 new cases on Oahu, 13 on Maui, 25 on Hawaii island and four Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
In a small Normandy town where paratroopers landed in the early hours of D-Day, applause broke the silence to honor Charles Shay. He was the only veteran attending a ceremony in Carentan commemorating the 77th anniversary of the assault that helped bring an end to World War II. Read more
The withdrawal comes just two days after nominee Larry Ignas told the City Council that he doesn’t believe racial discrimination exists in Hawaii. Read more
Health officials said employers should encourage employees to get vaccinated by offering paid time off or other incentives, such as gift cards, event tickets and cash. Read more
The Hawaii County police department opened up shortly 6 p.m. one lane of Highway 19 near the 36 MM in Paauilo. One lane remains closed. Read more
The three-year permits cover the North Shore surf seasons from Jan. 1, 2022 through Dec. 2024. Read more
Police said a man described to be in his early 30s stabbed the victim numerous times in the upper body. Read more
Obama and Valerie Jarrett, president of the Obama Foundation, today told members of the Economic Club of Chicago that the center is intended to bring attention, jobs and visitors to the city’s South Side. Read more
HFD recommends hikers learn the trail prior to a hike, know the degree of difficulty and follow signs or directions. Read more
Speaking at an economic forum in St. Petersburg, Putin said that arms control, global conflicts, the coronavirus pandemic and climate change are among the issues he and Biden would discuss. Read more
Fikret Grabovica wants to see at least some remorse from wartime Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic when U.N. judges deliver their final verdict for genocide and other war crimes committed during Bosnia’s 1990s ethnic carnage. Read more
It’s a stunning reversal for a brand that once lured the rich and famous willing to pay a premium to live in a building with Trump’s gilded name on it. Read more
American Legion leaders in Ohio also suspended the post’s charter and are taking steps to close it. Read more
In the U.S., more than 100 million adults — about 1 in 3 — are obese. Read more
Some travelers taking to the Camino are like Laura Ferrón, whose marriage ended during Spain’s lockdown and who fears she might lose her job because the bank she works for plans massive layoffs. Read more
Under the strict limits imposed by the terms of the deal, McGahn’s appearance broke little new ground, according to those familiar with it. Read more
The prosecutor’s office said Yana Sizikova was arrested for “sports bribery and organized fraud for acts likely to have been committed in September 2020.” Read more
The speed of the rebound, fueled by substantial federal aid and rising vaccinations, has created a disconnect between businesses and the unemployed. Read more
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Russ Roberts (https://hawaiinewsdigest.net)