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COVID-19 Greets New Year

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Hawaii ends 2021 with record surge of COVID-19 infections.

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Accessed on 01 January 2022, 1309 UTC.

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Navy needs more time to flush Pearl Harbor drinking water

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.

Not ready yet: Public participation in meetings to continue remotely

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.

Goodbye, 2021

As we bid a perhaps not-so-fond farewell to 2021, the novel coronavirus pandemic continued to be the most important story of the year, as it had been in 2020 — locally, statewide, nationally and worldwide.

Tourism continues rebound

Despite stronger than expected visitor numbers in 2021, state officials on Wednesday said 2022’s tourism outlook is hazy.

Police seek Kona man wanted for questioning

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 26-year-old Hauoli Vickery of Kona, who is wanted for questioning in connection with a criminal investigation.

Baltimore Clean-up activist hits Big Island

KAILUA-KONA — Conservative activist and Baltimore Clean-up organizer Scott Presler is coming to Hawaii Island to speak in support of President Trump and what can be done in the local community by ordinary citizens.

Woman apologizes for Lake Waiau rock-throwing incident

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.

UH puts brakes on in-person instruction

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.

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