Hawaii Governor David Ige won’t limit his emergency powers.
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|Gov. David Ige pushes back against efforts to limit his emergency powers
Lawmakers are proposing a bill that would limit the governor’s emergency powers, citing that it’s gone on too long. But Gov. David Ige argues that Hawai‘i is doing better than most states because of the restrictions he’s kept in place. The latest pandemic emergency proclamation expires Nov. 30 — 20 months after the governor’s first one. Hawaii News Now.
Rescued monk seal dies after 5-week battle with parasitic disease spread in cat feces
Period poverty in Hawaiʻi: some students use newspapers and plants in place of period products
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Hawai‘i Pacific Health’s Ray Vara is 2021 CEO of the Year
He has led the nonprofit’s growth and improved health care for more than a decade while also focusing on the broad factors that impact the health of Hawai‘i’s people. It was January 2021 and nearly 140 Hawaiʻi Pacific Health employees were stationed at Honolulu’s Pier 2… read more.
|Key areas of Hawai‘i Kai would be drawn out of district under new election maps plan
Community leaders are upset the area’s only high school and more could be put in another district. The commission plan mixes East and Windward O‘ahu while spitting up Hawai‘i Kai so residents are proposing an alternative map called the Hicks plan which keeps Hawai‘i Kai all in one district. Hawaii News Now.
HART Board approves $645M budget for fiscal year 2023
Club owners allege anti-LGBTQ+ bias
Odor from Red Hill fuel release sparks 911 calls
Fishpond restoration unearths surprising find: A child’s hidden grave from a century ago
Abuse reported years before Isabella Kalua’s death
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Easing stress and anxiety related to the coronavirus
Many employees are understandably experiencing feelings of uncertainty and stress during the pandemic. You can help them cope with anxiety about COVID-19 with resources designed to support workforce mental health… read more.
|Free, reef-friendly sunscreen now at Waialae section of Hāpuna
The first non-chemical sunscreen dispenser in a Hawai‘i State Park was unveiled this week at the Waialae section of Hāpuna State Recreation Area. It’s a nod to the growing movement and legislation to get ocean users and beach goers to only apply mineral-based sun protection – to protect sensitive coral reef systems around the state. Big Island Video News.
Renovated, expanded Na´alehu Public Library re-opens to public
Three students complete state’s first hospice nurse residency program
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Local Architects Talk About Repurposing Existing Buildings in Post-Pandemic Hawai‘i
Adaptive reuse means repurposing an existing building – for instance, turning a high-rise tower filled with offices into an apartment building. “Office-to-residential conversions were already being done pre-COVID, but the pandemic spurred more vacancies and led us to rethink the way we live... read more.
|Tax relief is on the way for longtime Maui families struggling with steep hikes in property taxes
The Maui County Council unanimously approved Friday the ʻāina kupuna bill. The measure would amend the county tax code to allow Maui County families who have held onto their land for more than 80 years to dedicate that property as ʻāina kupuna, or ancestral land. Hawaii Public Radio.
Maui residents getting a say in how the county reforms its police department
Maui dermatologist pushes back against new proposed sunscreen ban
|Kauaʻi County deploys ballot drop boxes for prosecuting attorney special election
Kauaʻi County started deploying ballot drop boxes Monday for its special primary election to choose the county’s next prosecuting attorney. Justin Kollar stepped down as county prosecutor earlier this year — resulting in a special election to determine his replacement. Hawaii Public Radio.
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