Shooting begins in July for “one of the largest film productions on the Big Island in years.”
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Travel restrictions in Hawaii will end when vaccination rates are high enough, Gov. David Ige said Friday, and a new state program provides incentives for that to happen as soon as possible.
HONOLULU — A 16-year-old boy who was shot and killed by Honolulu police arrived at an emergency room with gunshot wounds to the back of his head and to his shoulders, according to hospital records provided by a lawyer representing the teen’s family.
HONOLULU — A white man nominated by Honolulu’s mayor to fill a vacancy on the police commission withdrew his name from consideration Friday after receiving criticism for saying there’s no racism in Hawaii.
HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige said Friday that the state will drop its quarantine and COVID-19 requirement for travelers once 70% of the state’s population has been vaccinated against the disease. Hawaii will also lift its requirement that people wear masks indoors once that level has been reached, he said.
Council approves 4.1% budget increase: Parks, Fire, Police, licensing clerks among additions to Roth’s budget
Equipment for firefighters, repairs at parks, beefed up computer systems, more hours of community policing, four additional vehicle registration and licensing clerks and money for council contingency accounts added $1 million to Mayor Mitch Roth’s proposed operating budget, bringing the final tally to $610.1 million after final passage Thursday by the Hawaii County Council.
HONOLULU — A white man the mayor has tapped to fill a vacancy on the Honolulu Police Commission said he doesn’t believe racial discrimination exists in Hawaii.
After serving the Pepeekeo community for nearly a century, Low Store will permanently close its doors today.
Hawaii Island police are renewing their request for the public’s assistance in locating 69-year-old Charles Bruce Graves. He was reportedly last seen on the morning of May 17 on Puueo Street in Hilo.
As Kahaluu Beach Park’s nine-day closure — allowing for a more successful coral spawning cycle — nears an end, officials are hoping for a swell of public cooperation to remain out of the bay during the closure’s final days.
Hawaii County has received its first installment of a $39 million federal stimulus package and County Council members are brimming with ideas on how to spend it.
The Maunakea Management Board approved on Monday a decommissioning plan for a Maunakea summit observatory.
Two additional Hawaii Community Correctional Center staff tested positive for COVID-19, the Department of Public Safety announced Wednesday. However, no new positive cases cropped up among inmates.
Big Island police arrested 13 motorists for suspected drunken driving May 24 and Sunday. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes and two were younger than age 21.
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