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O‘ahu’s rail deficit could be cut in half
The $3.5 billion deficit for the city’s troubled rail project could turn out to be $2 billion and perhaps even as low as $1.5 billion. Colleen Hanabusa, chairwoman of the board of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, says the initial deficit was based on conservative estimates in March after Lori Kahikina, the rail project’s interim CEO and executive director, took over this year.
ASB relaunches Hawai‘i Restaurant Card in support of local eateries
American Savings Bank announced that it has relaunched the business holiday card program, with the goal of distributing 50,000 cards across the state, which would inject about $2.5 million in direct support to local food establishments. Businesses would be purchasing the cards, and have until Dec. 10 to complete an online order form.
Hawai‘i records 8 new coronavirus-related deaths, 142 additional infections
Four of the latest deaths were on O‘ahu, two were on Kaua‘i, one was on Maui and one was out of state. Today’s cases include 94 on O‘ahu, 15 on Hawai‘i island, 11 on Maui, 13 on Kaua‘i and nine Hawai‘i residents diagnosed outside the state.
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New Report on Menstruation Sheds Light on Period Poverty in Hawaiʻi
The Hawaiʻi State Commission on the Status of Women and Maʻi Movement Hawaiʻi released the first government report on menstruation in Hawaiʻi after the recent statewide pilot in local public schools revealed that Department of Education students in Hawaiʻi use unhealthy alternatives like newspapers, old rags, baby diapers and leaves when they did not have access to menstrual products.
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