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|Hawai‘i schools to receive $72M in federal funds for online learning
Federal Covid-19 assistance funds have been awarded to state public schools, as well as a handful of charter and private schools, to help close the “digital equity” gap that results from students not having access to the internet. Star-Advertiser.
Federal agency planning to protect 50 of Hawai‘i’s endangered and threatened species
Hawaiian corals show surprising resilience to warming oceans, new report finds
Congress OKs a record $22M for Hawaiian Home Lands
Wide range of bills advance, stall at mid-point of state legislative session
These 5 bills could be game changers for residents struggling to afford a place to live
Hawai‘i seemed poised to adopt a vape flavor ban. Then came the amendments.
Ige appoints utilities lawyer to Public Utilities Commission
Delay expected for air tour plans in Hawai‘i’s national parks
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Here’s Where You Can Often Buy Single-Family Homes on O‘ahu for Under $1 Million
These homes priced under $1 million are getting harder to find: Only six of the island’s 21 regions have a median price below that threshold. And prices are soaring even in those “bargain” neighborhoods… read more.
|Public workshops scheduled for Ala Wai flood risk abatement
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City and County of Honolulu are inviting the public to participate in a series of virtual “mini-workshops” next month concerning flood risk plans for the Ala Wai canal. Star-Advertiser.
After community uproar, a Kaka‘ako crosswalk will be restored
Upgrades, limits planned for popular Lanikai Pillbox Trail
Some Mānoa residents raise concerns over construction of kūpuna housing project
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Maui Financial Opportunity Center Puts Affordable Housing Within Reach
With income limited by the local job market, childcare expenses and other costs, and debt like car payment and student loans, many local families assume they’ll never be able to buy a house. In partnership with Hawaiʻi Community Foundation and the County of Maui, The Maui Financial Opportunity Center (FOC) is working to change that… read more.
|County auditor says new controls should curb favoritism in county hiring
It took more than four years, but the county has finally opened a whistleblower hotline, one of the recommendations of a scathing 2017 audit that found questionable hiring practices in county government. West Hawaii Today.
Kūkuiola and Village 9 will benefit from a new federal appropriation, officials say
Next phase of Hilo trails project is slated to be finished this year
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Honolulu Rail Columns Tell Stories
Each station’s 12-panel embossing is based on storylines, legends or other elements unique to the particular area. The engravings appear in three rows: The top reflects elements of the sky and heavens, the middle reflects life of plants and animals, and the bottom reflects elements of... read more.
|County directors, deputies to get 5% raises
The Maui County Salary Commission voted Friday to grant the pay raises, starting July 1. Maui News.
Helicopter, air operations tied to noise and livestock disruptions
Retiring officers fear changes are lowering police standards
|Alleged Russian operative tried to lure elected Hawai‘i officials to Russia
A woman accused of working as a foreign operative in America used a Kaua‘i County Council member and a nonprofit organization to try to lure government and military officials to meetings with high-ranking members of the Russian Federation. Star-Advertiser.
Schatz: $8.5M secured for Westside affordable senior housing
Erosion-mitigation project for Wailua Beach receives funding
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