The “race” to book reservations at Hanauma Bay is under way.
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|The race is on to book a reservation at Hanauma Bay
Since the park launched its online reservation system, locals and tourists are scrambling to grab spots. Bookings must be made two days prior to visiting, and when the 1,050 spots open at 7 a.m., they’re gone within minutes. Now Hawai‘i is talking about creating a statewide system. Civil Beat.
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|DOJ issues target letter to former Honolulu managing director amid corruption probe
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|Lawmakers push to grow and commercialize the agriculture industry
Advocates say an expanded ag industry would boost Hawai‘i Island’s economy, but more and better coordination among private, public and education sectors will be necessary. Tribune-Herald.
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|Maui mayor signs new budget bill
Mayor Michael Victorino signed the fiscal year 2022 budget bill on Friday. He also returned, unsigned, a bill for pay raises in the Office of Council Services. Maui Now. Maui News.
Moratorium on visitor lodging advances
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