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No Shutdowns because of COVID-19

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Governor David Ige says  vaccination rate means no more full-scale shutdowns in Hawaii.

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Accessed on 15 September 2021, 1317 UTC.

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Ethics Board retracts Van Pernis vote

Now that Mark Van Pernis is no longer a commissioner on the Leeward Planning Commission, the Board of Ethics on Monday retracted a prior finding that he violated the ethics code.

Protester removal put on hold

Two Oahu legislators have asked the state Department of Hawaiian Homelands to halt any plans to forcefully remove protesters who remain on Maunakea.

18 arrested for suspected DUI last week

Big Island police arrested 18 motorists for suspected drunken driving Sept. 6 and Sunday. Two of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes and one was younger than age 21.

Ige seeks comment on judicial nominees

Gov. David Ige on Monday received a list of nominees from the state Judicial Selection Committee to fill a Third Circuit Court judgeship left vacant by the retirement of former Kona Circuit Judge Melvin Fujino. The nominees are:

State ponders Roth’s request

The state is evaluating a proposal from Mayor Mitch Roth to publicly identify individuals who opt to quarantine after arriving on the island, Gov. David Ige said.

Ethics board clears council members

The Board of Ethics unanimously cleared five County Council members of wrongdoing Monday following two complaints on unrelated issues.

Low-income apartments approved for Kealakehe

A 111-unit subsidized rental apartment project is slated to be constructed on 5.4 acres near the intersection of Kealakaa and Uluaoa streets in Kealakehe, following unanimous approval last week by the County Council.

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Russ Roberts 

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