Hawaii says goodbye to 2021, a year dominated by the coronavirus pandemic.
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A new law setting stricter rules for governmental bodies holding remote meetings, including a requirement to provide a physical location for the public to testify, is supposed to go into effect Saturday, but Gov. David Ige has delayed that part of the new law in an emergency proclamation effective through Feb. 28.
HONOLULU — Military officials say they need more time to flush jet fuel from their Pearl Harbor water system, but some of the 4,000 military families who were displaced because of contaminated drinking water could begin returning by the end of next week.
The Department of Health today reported the highest number of new COVID-19 cases in a single day both statewide and on the Big Island.
The state’s health director said Wednesday she’s “very concerned about New Year’s” celebrations and hopes people will act accordingly to minimize the risk of spreading novel coronavirus infections.
Despite stronger than expected visitor numbers in 2021, state officials on Wednesday said 2022’s tourism outlook is hazy.
Big Island health care providers are reporting an influx of people getting their vaccine booster shots as the omicron variant of the novel coronavirus continues to sweep through the state.
A Hawaii Supreme Court verdict regarding a Maui telescope protester could have implications for Maunakea protesters.
After paying their two sewer bills for more than two decades, owners of two contiguous lots on Alii Drive are arguing they should have had to pay only one sewer bill because the structure on one of the lots is an outbuilding, not an unoccupied unit as defined by the county.
Hawaii Island police are investigating a structure fire that occurred at the Kauhale Olu Apartments on Kumula Street in Pepe‘ekeo at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
HONOLULU — Hawaii agriculture officials are concerned after a live mongoose was caught on Kauai, an island that doesn’t have an established population of the invasive pest that threatens native birds.
Tomorrow may have the highest number of COVID cases in a single day on the Big Island since the beginning of the pandemic, county officials believe.
The state Department of Education announced today full in-person learning will resume during the second semester that begins next week.
Seven people died this year in 23 “major” workplace accidents that occurred in Hawaii, the state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations reported Wednesday.
The county tax forms are in place, new government employees are being hired and the hospitality industry is ready to begin what Mayor Mitch Roth calls the “unacceptable but necessary” step of charging guests at hotels and transient vacation rentals an extra 3% starting Saturday.
The University of Hawaii will shift most of its classes to online lessons only for the first two weeks of the spring semester in response to the current spike in COVID-19 cases.
A woman apologized Tuesday evening for posting photos and video earlier this month of large rocks being thrown into Lake Waiau atop Maunakea after her actions caught the attention of conservation managers and law enforcement.
If the COVID-19 pandemic wasn’t enough to put a damper on New Year’s Eve celebrations, the rainfall predicted throughout the weekend might be.