Hawaii County official says “political will” needed to fix solid waste problems.
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Hawaii County should impose new fees for Big island residents to dispose of waste in the future, suggested a county official Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO — One desperate California school district is sending flyers home in students’ lunchboxes, telling parents it’s “now hiring.” Elsewhere, principals are filling in as crossing guards, teachers are being offered signing bonuses and schools are moving back to online learning.
HONOLULU — A Honolulu police officer decided to get vaccinated against COVID-19 instead of losing his job.
HONOLULU — A judge issued a bench warrant for an Illinois woman after she failed to appear for a virtual court hearing Wednesday following her arrest for an alleged fake COVID-19 vaccination card that misspelled Moderna as “Maderna.”
A lawsuit demanding that two proposed redevelopment projects on Banyan Drive be halted could disrupt a Friday meeting of the Board of Land and Natural Resources.
The Big Island Wednesday reported 38 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the island’s tally to 9,588.
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.