Hawaii Governor Ige says vaccination or testing of state workers “is a consideration.”
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Gov. David Ige said Monday requiring state employees to be vaccinated for the novel coronavirus or be subject to weekly COVID 19 testing “is a consideration.”
Hawaii County has the third biggest shortage of primary care providers in the country, according to a recent study.
First lady Jill Biden visited a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Waipahu, Hawaii, on Sunday to encourage unvaccinated Hawaiians to get their shots as the delta variant surges through much of the U.S.
Connections Public Charter School in Hilo will grow its farm-to-school programs with the help of federal grant.
With the Father’s Day discovery of a message in a bottle at the Makuu Drive shoreline in Hawaiian Paradise Park, Abbie Graham became a part of something bigger than she imagined.
With less than two weeks until students are set to return to classrooms, state health officials are working to finalize updated safety guidelines for schools and educators are preparing for the new year.
Police have charged two men in connection with armed robberies that took place on Shipman Beach Trail. In the first robbery, on June 20, a man and woman told police they were confronted by a man wielding a large stick. According to police, the assailant struck the man in the face and the woman to her head and arm, took their belongings and fled.
The Hawaii Island Humane Society had all hands on deck to bring in over 20 dogs to its shelter in Keaau from Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary on Thursday afternoon.
The Hawaii Island Humane Society is looking forward to opening its two shelters to the public in August.
With a new school year nearing and COVID-19 case counts currently climbing, the state Department of Education this week published a list of schools that will offer distance learning options when students return Aug. 3.
Green touts money for shots: Says state may not reach 70% vaccination goal without further incentives
Lt. Gov. Josh Green said people should receive $50 for each COVID vaccine shot they receive in order to boost vaccination rates as COVID cases continue to mount.
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