Transportation officials say installation of an “acceleration” lane at Shower Drive won’t start until 2024.
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It will be several years before the state Department of Transportation starts work on a project that would add an “acceleration lane” at the intersection of Highway 130 and Shower Drive in Puna.
Hawaii Community Correctional Center is in its fourth month of a COVID-19 lockdown which includes a halt to transportation of inmates for court hearings.
All signs are pointing toward a worsening COVID-19 surge in Hawaii, according to statistical models.
HONOLULU — Health care workers in Hawaii say a lack of government action is worsening an already crippling surge of coronavirus cases in the islands, and without effective policy changes the state’s limited hospitals could face a grim crisis.
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.
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 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.
Another 865 new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases were reported today by the state Department of Health.
Even though the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to rage in 2021, impaired-driving arrests on the Big Island have essentially returned to prepandemic levels.
The state Department of Health today reported 1,068 new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in Hawaii, including 169 on the Big Island.
COVID, not costs, is driving the closure of county garbage transfer stations, officials said Wednesday.
Officials are urging residents to avoid illegal gatherings at state parks over the Labor Day weekend or face penalties.
The Waimea Town Market has temporarily closed due to the Big Island’s surge in COVID-19 cases, Parker School announced Wednesday.
By West Hawaii Today Staff
The popularity of the game of golf is waning, leading a Waikoloa developer to request permission to repurpose half of one of its two golf courses into single-family home lots and timeshare units.
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