Potential extension of Hawaii Homeless Program considered by state legislature.
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|Potential extension of Hawai‘i homeless program being considered by lawmakers
Enacted in 2018, state legislation requires the creation of a minimum of six ‘Ohana Zone program projects — three on O‘ahu and one each on Kaua‘i, Maui and Hawai‘i Island. The program is currently set to expire In 2023. Star-Advertiser. KITV4.
Pressure mounts on Gov. David Ige to ease Covid-19 restrictions
But Ige, known for his cautious approach, doesn’t seem ready to announce that Hawai‘i is fully open for visitors, just yet. He says he’s working with the tourism industry to make sure restaurants and hotels are properly staffed to handle an increase over the winter. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Tribune-Herald. Garden Island. Hawaii News Now. KHON2.
Hawai‘i not seeing wave of evictions — so far
University of Hawai‘i to require Covid vaccination for all employees in 2022
Gov. David Ige urges parents of young children to look to pediatricians for initial Covid-19 shots
Profits continue to stack up for Matson Inc.
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|HART: Howard Hughes to seek $200 million in rail condemnation suit
The HART board is poised on Thursday to approve an additional $7 million in legal fees for its eminent domain lawsuit against Howard Hughes Corp. and the Texas-based company’s local subsidiary, Victoria Ward, Ltd. The new total for those fees will exceed $23 million with the board’s approval. Civil Beat.
Invitation to come today for redeveloping land around Aloha Stadium
A competition to redevelop 73 acres of state land around Aloha Stadium is expected to get underway today. Redeveloping the land is expected to generate long-term lease revenue for the state that can at least partially offset taxpayer costs for replacing 46-year-old Aloha Stadium with a smaller facility. Star-Advertiser.
HPD officer facing criminal probe after near-fatal crash previously accused of civil rights violations
Crews begin massive clean-up of burned out auto graveyard in Central O‘ahu
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|Building permit applications pile up in EPIC system
A backlog in building permits was expected, but it’s worse than contractors suspected — and the county previously reported — in the transition to an online permitting system for two county departments. West Hawaii Today.
EA finds no significant impact from flood-control project
State cleanup plan for Big Island park leaves residents with questions
County submits final Designs for Hwy 137, Lower Pohoiki Rd restoration/realignment
This Big Island octopus research facility is drawing the wrath of animal rights activists
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My Process Behind Our Story: “Grandparents Help Hawai‘i Parents Get the Job Done”
An important part of many of Hawai‘i’s various cultures is nurturing family, so Hawaii Business Magazine wanted to dive into the grandparent aspect. And because we’re a business magazine, we wanted to see how that care helps parents stay in the workforce... read more.
|Maui Mayor Michael Victorino denies county permit for Mandate Free Maui Unity March set for Saturday
According to County administrative rules governing the use of public property, a permit application for such an event needs to be received at least 30 days before the event for appropriate planning and review. The application to use County property for a march and rally was received on Friday, Oct. 8. Maui Now.
No at-home Covid testing kits? Problems rise for Maui restaurants and their workforce
Local investment group to buy Royal Lahaina Resort
|Present, future of electric vehicles discussed online
The present and future of electric vehicles on Kaua‘i will be discussed Wednesday, Oct. 13, during an online panel hosted by the Kaua‘i Climate Action Forum. Garden Island.
Kealaula at Pua Loke continues transitional housing goals
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