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|Gov. David Ige to maintain COVID-19 restrictions as businesses grow frustrated
Ige’s target is to get 70% of residents fully vaccinated before dropping indoor mask mandates and other rules. He plans to extend his emergency proclamation suspending various laws and mandating safety protocols, which is set to expire Aug. 6. Star-Advertiser. Tribune-Herald. Hawaii News Now.
State tax collections soared back to pre-pandemic levels in the past year
DOE to identify schools with COVID-19 cases, but lack of testing could skew data
TSA restarts self-defense training to deal with spike in unruly travelers
Hospitalizations, ICU admissions increase statewide as Delta variant spreads
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How to Resolve Community Conflicts
Recent high-profile conflicts have blocked Hawai‘i’s efforts to generate renewable electricity, build affordable housing and improve parks. This report looks at recent community conflicts and discusses ways to find common ground and collaboratively move forward…. read more.
|Bidding wars are driving up home prices
The median price of a single-family home on O‘ahu is just shy of $1 million, but realtors said bidding wars are going strong — and they’re not expected to ease any time soon. KHON2.
Miske case rocks stagehand union after executive board member’s guilty plea
Honolulu police chief candidates’ names will not be released
Vaccination slowdown prompts state, UH to consider capacity limits for football games
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Matson Supports the Development of Local Leaders in Hawaiʻi
Maston’s CEO Matt Cox highlights that Hawaiʻi’s leaders are more than just experts in their field, but also have a deep understanding of cultural values and see the merit in being heavily involved in the local community. Watch now!
|Home sales soar, with Puna seeing a 47% increase
Big Island homes are selling almost as soon as they hit the market. According to real estate data, 1,626 sales were made in the first half of 2021 — nearly 50% more than the same period last year, and 500 more than in 2019. Tribune-Herald.
Māhukona preservation plan advances
ʻAlalā exhibit in Hilo is the world’s first
Top Mortgage Companies of 2021
Hawaii Business Magazine identified the leading mortgage companies and invited them to submit their Top Performers of the year. Consider these agents and companies when preparing to make your next real estate transaction... read more.
|Median home price in June hit nearly $1.12M
Maui County had the highest median price for a single-family home in the state, topping Kaua‘i’s median of $1.1 million, O‘ahu’s $978,000 and the Big Island’s $465,000. Hawai‘i Public Radio. Maui News.
UH Vanguard Center of High Performance Computing names new executive director
|Protesters call for reopening of county offices, meetings
About three dozen people gathered yesterday outside the Līhu‘e Civic Center Mo‘ikeha Building rotunda but were unable to get past the closed gate. Garden Island.
North Shore shuttle service seeks to curb congestion, crowding
Visiting couple say they regret touching endangered monk seal after video goes viral
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