Adoptive parents withdrew missing girl from school.
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HONOLULU — The adoptive parents of a missing 6-year-old Oahu girl pulled her out of school to home-school her, the state Department of Education said.
A new report authored by Hawaii researchers highlights the value of separating public health data in order to identify and address racial disparities.
Instead of spending time with friends or working over the summer, three Hawaii Island young adults volunteered for months and built a tiny home from scratch for a family in need.
A retired police officer is scheduled to face trial for allegedly stealing cocaine from an evidence locker in the Hilo Police Station and intimidating a witness.
HONOLULU — Some Hawaii schools are participating in a state Department of Health program that provides COVID-19 testing for students, teachers and staff.
LIHUE — The Kauai County Council has passed a bill adding a 3% surcharge to the state’s hotel tax after the state stopped sharing revenue from the tax with the counties.
The Big Island reported 96 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, pushing the island’s tally to 9,207 since late February 2020.
HONOLULU — The search resumed Wednesday for a missing 6-year-old girl last seen asleep in her Oahu home.
The Human Resources Department has been scrutinizing interview packets before county departments vet candidates for employment, one of several practices instituted after a scathing 2017 audit found favoritism in county hiring.
The Kailua-Kona Public Library has a new librarian.
The state Department of Transportation said Wednesday it has reduced the allowable weight rating for Kolekole Bridge on Hawaii Belt Road (Highway 19) to 4 tons. The weight reduction will be in effect until further notice and signs advising of restrictions and a lowered speed limit of 25 mph over the bridge will be posted shortly.
Members of the Zonta Club of Hilo, Hilo Hongwanji Betsuin Big Island Women Association, Church of the Holy Apostles, Daughters of the American Revolution and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3830-Pahoa Auxiliary in late August presented lap-blankets and “fidget or busy blankets” for veterans and dementia patients at the Okutsu Veterans State Home in Hilo.
Windermere C&H Properties recently donated $5,000 to the 808 Homeless Taskforce to benefit the community.
HONOLULU — Citing the high vaccination rate among Hawaii residents, Gov. David Ige said there would not be another shutdown in the state despite the recent surge in COVID-19 cases.
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