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|Hawai‘i Legislature’s session once again to begin quietly
Today’s opening of the new legislative session once again will be a staid affair absent music, dance and spreads of food following nearly two years of Covid-19-induced layoffs, unemployment and struggles for island businesses. Star-Advertiser.
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Hawai‘i House committee’s auditor report late, needs more time
Internet options expanding for Hawaiian homesteaders
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DOE suspends dozens of school bus routes amid drivers shortage
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|Navy hires contractor to assess integrity of Red Hill fuel facility
The company will conduct one of several investigations into the facility that leaked fuel into military families’ drinking water. Civil Beat.
State suspends contract for security guards that watch over the Hawai‘i Capitol
Illegal gambling rooms keep springing up but police have few tools to shut them down
Redevelopment projects in Ke‘eaumoku to change neighborhood landscape
Waikiki Galleria Tower owner sues DFS over back rent
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State Rep. Bob McDermott announces run for US Senate
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|Mayor drops efforts to acquire trail to Papaikou Mill Beach
Managing Director Lee Lord said the county would have gained very little if it had won its eminent domain lawsuit because the owners open the trail to the public every day of the year except one, and maintain the trail at their own cost. Tribune-Herald.
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Council members get update on Big Island Film Offices
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Four Programs That Inspire and Teach Kidpreneurs
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|Maui Interscholastic League relaxes spectator ban after parents rally to attend games
Effective immediately a “limited number” of parents/guardians of participating teams will be allowed to attend MIL events, MIL announced online Tuesday. Maui Now. Hawaii News Now.
Developer seeks workforce housing credits for Pulelehua development in West Maui
|Whale Ocean Count modified due to Covid-19
The Jan. 29 count will use trained site leaders rather than volunteers. For the February and March counts, conditions may allow for a small number of general volunteers to participate at the viewing sites with the trained site leaders. Garden Island.
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