Eleven of 24 national parks have completed drafts of court-ordered air tour management plans.
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HONOLULU — A man who helped organize a Hawaii group that opposes COVID-19 vaccines and mandates says he contracted the disease and now has regrets.
HONOLULU — Hawaii officials are facing pressure to increase COVID-19 testing for travelers as the islands deal with a record surge of new infections, hospitalization and deaths. The calls come as federal guidelines change to require negative virus tests from both vaccinated and unvaccinated people coming to the U.S.
Hawaii County’s $39 million federal American Rescue stimulus package has increased to almost $60 million, all of which must be spent by the end of 2024, members of the County Council Finance Committee learned Tuesday.
A Kailua-Kona couple is accused of illegally restraining a minor last month.
Local solar and photovoltaic contractors say there’s a clog in the permit pipeline from the county’s new EPIC online permitting system.
Hakalau Beach Park likely will remain closed for the foreseeable future as the state Department of Transportation plans a multi-million-dollar project to repair the nearby bridge.
HONOLULU — Airline workers and Transportation Security Administration staff have been granted a grace period to comply with a Hawaii order that requires people going to state facilities like airports to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test.
The Big Island Monday reported 59 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the island’s tally to 9,511.
A red flag warning has been extended for leeward areas of the Big Island through Wednesday afternoon due to the threat of extreme fire conditions.
Kolekole Bridge disruption: Emergency weight limit impacts emergency responders, truckers, mass transit
State Sen. Lorraine Inouye on Friday said the state Department of Transportation is declaring the area of Hawaii Belt Road near Kolekole Bridge a “traffic emergency zone.”
Astronomers using the Subaru Telescope believe they have found evidence of a ninth planet in the solar system.
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