First omicron covid-19 variant case is detected in Hawaii.
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|First omicron covid variant case is detected in Hawai‘i
The patient was not vaccinated and had no history of out-of-state travel, indicating it’s a case of community transmission, state Epidemiologist Dr. Sarah Kemble said. Civil Beat. Star-Advertiser. Tribun
Here’s what we know (and don’t know) about the Omicron mutation. Hawaii News Now.
Peer-to-peer carshare ‘Getaround’ arrives in Hawai‘i
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Optimism Among Business Leaders Remains Strong
We asked business executives and the general public about the state of their companies, how they feel about the future and more. April may have been a high point for optimism among local business leaders as the rollout of Covid vaccines back then suggested an imminent end to the pandemic… read more.
|Petroleum taints Red Hill well, Navy working to flush out water system
The Navy has determined that its Red Hill drinking water well is contaminated with petroleum. Earlier this week, the 93,000 people on the Navy’s water system were advised by the Hawai‘i Department of Health to stop drinking the water and only use it for other purposes if it doesn’t smell. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Hawaii News Now.
HNN sent water from the Navy’s lines to a private lab. Here’s what they found.
Water contamination on military bases isn’t new. And that’s a problem
Navy secretary’s plan to visit O‘ahu raises hopes for Red Hill drinking water solution. Star-Advertiser.
Lawmakers look to hotels, nearby schools to shelter families affected by Navy water system
The search for the next Honolulu police chief is still bogged down
Honolulu City Lights returns this weekend
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Changes Happening at the Honolulu Museum of Art School
Since the 1990s, the Honolulu Museum of Art School has been a welcoming community space for artists and students who attended the school’s studio classes and participated in the many museum programs held at the historic educational building. But when COVID-19 forced the school… read more.
|Amid whistleblower complaints, Hawai‘i Island public access station executive resigns
Assistant General Manager and Marketing Manager Micah Alameda announces his resignation on Na Leo TV on a Nov. 5. The station is currently undertaking a management change following former CEO Stacy Higa’s guilty plea to federal embezzlement and bribery charges and the subsequent filing of a whistleblower hostile workplace complaint by an employee there. West Hawaii Today.
Flash flood watch issued; blizzard and high wind warnings in effect for summits
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Four Programs That Inspire and Teach Kidpreneurs
Steve Sue likes to start young when nurturing the next generation of public-spirited entrepreneurs. He launched Lemonade Alley in 2011, a lemonade stand challenge for children in kindergarten through high school... read more.
|State DLNR discusses draft Honolua to Honokohau Management Plan
A long term management strategy plan is moving ahead to address issues including overuse, stormwater runoff and water quality along the shoreline and upland areas of state lands between Honolua Bay to Honokohau in West Maui. Maui News.
Four Seasons Resort Maui to debut Festive Floral Art Installation by local artist Noah Harders
|Kaua‘i restaurants get full-capacity green-light
Kaua‘i restaurants got the green light to operate at 100% capacity beginning Dec. 1, but for some managers the return to full dining spaces isn’t top of mind. Restaurants had been required to maintain 50% capacity limits under gubernatorial emergency measures. But Gov. David Ige effectively terminated the restriction Monday. Garden Island.
Shipping delays limit free county Covid-19 testing
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