Hawaii Governor David Ige issues mandate for state facilities.
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The Center for Biological Diversity announced Thursday a coalition of 60 community leaders, conservation organizations, businesses, elected officials and academics has petitioned the federal government to ban three harmful, coral-killing chemicals from sunscreens and other personal care products. The petition cites scientific studies on the dangers to Hawaii’s coral reefs and coastal ecosystems posed by oxybenzone, octinoxate and octocrylene.
Redistricting Commission gets to work: County Council districts expected to shrink, grow under new census numbers
The numbers are in, and the county Redistricting Commission is beginning its work redrawing County Council district lines to accommodate population growth reported by the 2020 census.
Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay Hotel and the Country Club Condo Hotel could be replaced by Hilton franchises under redevelopment proposals submitted to the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.
The Department of Health reported 52 new cases on Hawaii Island Thursday, bringing the island’s cumulative total to 8,542.
State leaders on Wednesday unveiled the Hawaii SMART Health Card, which will launch Friday.
HONOLULU — Hawaii’s teachers union has filed two grievances against the statewide public school system over pandemic working conditions.
HONOLULU — A resort in the famed tourist mecca of Waikiki will be the first in Hawaii to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination for all employees and guests.
HONOLULU — Researchers have completed a comprehensive online map of the world’s coral reefs by using more than 2 million satellite images from across the globe.
HONOLULU — The median sale price for a single-family home on the island of Oahu in Hawaii has surpassed $1 million.
HONOLULU — The state of Hawaii this week plans to launch a program that will allow people to use their smartphones to prove they have been vaccinated against COVID-19.