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Same as it ever was: Reapportionment Commission holds fast to 2011 allocation of state legislative seats
There will be no canoe districts and all basic island units will keep the same number of state senators and state representatives they have now, the Reapportionment Commission agreed in unanimous votes Thursday.
Large quantities of volcanic gases, such as carbon dioxide (CO2), sulfur dioxide (SO2), and hydrogen sulfide (H2S), are released into the atmosphere during volcanic eruptions. But even between eruptions, smaller amounts of the same gases continue to escape and can provide important clues about the current state of the volcano and the underlying magma. But to measure them, you first must identify where gas is coming from.
Hawaii Island is almost 5,000 air miles from New York City, but when four commercial aircraft hijacked by terrorists crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field on Sept. 11, 2001, shock waves resounded across the world, including here.
A decision by the City and County of Honolulu to fire a 24-year police officer for refusing to be vaccinated could have implications on Hawaii Island.
The Department of Health reported 106 new cases on Hawaii Island Saturday, bringing the island’s cumulative total to 8,788.
Hawaii Island police on Friday announced they are searching for 45-year-old Shawn Lee Galigo of Puna who is wanted for questioning regarding a violent neighbor dispute in Ainaloa on Thursday, September 9, as well as for two outstanding warrants.
Hawaii County Prosecuting Attorney Kelden Waltjen announced Friday that a Kona man, 64 year-old James Santiago, was sentenced to a prison term related to a January 2021 habitual DUI case. First Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Stephen Frye argued for the maximum penalty, a five year prison sentence for the class C felony offense of Habitually Operating a Vehicle under the Influence of an Intoxicant (Habitual OVUII).
HONOLULU — An officer with the Honolulu Police Department said he has been suspended without pay and faces termination for not complying with the city’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
HONOLULU — Officials on Oahu want a famed, off-limits stairway hike to be permanently closed.
Hoping to prevent another school year from being upended by the pandemic, President Joe Biden visited a Washington middle school Friday to push his new COVID plan, accusing some Republican governors of being “cavalier” with the health of children.
Hawaii County’s Solid Waste Division (SWD) and the Office of the Mayor announced Friday the return of five transfer stations to regular operating hours. If all goes as planned, daily operations will resume on Monday, September 13. Returning to normal operating hours will be the Hawi, Keauhou, Hilo, Kea‘au, and Pahoa transfer stations. Since August 31, COVID-19-related staffing issues have caused interruptions and reduced services at the Hawī and Keauhou facilities to Tuesdays and Thursdays, and the Hilo, Kea‘au, and Pahoa facilities to Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
HONOLULU — A U.S. judge has given preliminary approval to a settlement in a lawsuit by Hawaii inmates who allege state officials mishandled the pandemic and failed to protect them from COVID-19 outbreaks in prisons and jails.
Mayor Mitch Roth wants to create a public list of individuals who opt to forgo a COVID-19 test or vaccination before arriving on the island.
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