Officials warn residents not to violate gathering restrictions over Labor Day weekend.
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The Hawaii Police Department will ramp up enforcement over Labor Day weekend in an effort to clamp down on illegal gatherings that could further the spread of COVID-19.
Although the state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands had planned a sweep of individuals who continue to occupy the area around the Maunakea Access Road, three Hawaii lawmakers have formally asked the department chair to explore possibilities that would permit the protesters to remain on the mountain.
Police, Mothers Against Drunk Driving and family members who have lost loved ones to drunken drivers spread the message to drive sober this holiday weekend during a Friday afternoon sign waving event on Kuakini Highway.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Health experts and medical groups are pushing to stamp out the growing use of a decades-old parasite drug to treat COVID-19, warning that it can cause harmful side effects and that there’s little evidence it helps.
HONOLULU — President Joe Biden’s appointment of two Native Hawaiians to the U.S. Department of the Interior could influence federal policy for Hawaii’s Indigenous people and other Pacific Islanders.
The Big Island’s COVID-19 case tally neared 8,000 Friday with 131 new coronavirus cases reported on the state’s southernmost island.
The Delta variant now accounts for nearly all COVID-19 cases in Hawaii, according to a new variant report issued by the state Department of Health.
Hawaii health officials Thursday reported 1,068 new cases of COVID-19 and four additional coronavirus-related deaths across the state.
COVID, not costs, is driving the closure of county garbage transfer stations, officials said Wednesday.
A public hearing will be held next week on proposed amendments on surfing school regulations at Kahalu‘u Bay.
Less than 3% of the COVID-19 patients admitted to Kona Community Hospital since April 1 have been vaccinated for the novel coronavirus that’s killed more than 600 in the state, including 59 on the Big Island.
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