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|Some Hawai‘i taxpayers could get a $300 check from the state
Lawmakers have reached an agreement to revive a proposal that would help to kick some of the state’s $2 billion budget surplus back to residents. The rebates are expected to cost the state about $250 million. Taxpayers earning less than $100,000 annually could receive a $300 tax rebate while those earning more than $100,000 could get a rebate of $100. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Hawaii News Now.
Firefighters get pay raise, HPD up next
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Surge of Japanese visitors expected, travel agent group says
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Best Places to Work in Hawaiʻi Celebration
Hawaii Business Magazine hosted its first in-person Best Places to Work celebration since 2019 on Friday, April 1 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. About 450 people enjoyed a great party, games, prizes and recognition of the best workplaces in the Islands… read more.
|Murder suspect, son of Honolulu police officers, did not receive special treatment, Chief Rade Vanic says
There is no indication that a 19-year-old murder suspect, who is the son and stepson of Honolulu police officers, received special treatment after he allegedly shot and killed an 18-year-old man on Round Top Drive during a failed robbery March 18, interim Police Chief Rade Vanic told the Honolulu Police Commission on Wednesday. Star-Advertiser. KHON2.
Commission says Honolulu should fund defense for cops in Lindani Myeni killing
‘Nobody knows what’s going on’: Kalihi is transforming despite uncertainty about rail
The clock is ticking on the Waimānalo landfill in West Oʻahu. Here are the city’s options
State’s first tiny home project addressing homelessness welcomes first residents
Median price of single-family home on O‘ahu soars to new record high: $1.15M
Move to 4-day workweek allows O‘ahu’s most elite lifeguards to expand their reach
Keeping Hawai‘i Healthy
As Hawai‘i begins to loosen Covid regulations, hear from our local healthcare leaders on the key issues affecting our state in the coming year… read more.
|‘The details are frightening’: Results of Access to Care survey presented to council
The survey found that due to a lack of financial reimbursement and expensive living conditions in Hawai‘i, almost half of the physicians on the Big Island were considering reducing hours, leaving the medical field altogether or moving off the island. West Hawaii Today.
Council approves harsher penalties for owners of dangerous dogs
Waikoloa timeshare project wins council approval
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Cultural Practitioners, Advisors Help Educate Visitors About Hawai‘i’s People, Places, History and Culture
Cultural practitioners working in the tourism industry see their roles as integral to ensuring Hawaiian culture is perpetuated accurately and that visitors treat the Islands respectfully. But some practitioners say Hawaiian culture is still... read more.
|Mayor’s billion-dollar budget proposal includes new county department
The committee on Tuesday morning began its review of county departments under Mayor Michael Victorino’s record-setting $1.045 billion proposed fiscal year 2023 budget. It includes the county’s new Department of Agriculture, which is currently projected to have a nearly $1.4 million budget and up to eight employees. Maui News.
Maui Councilmember King proposes funding for wastewater solution in Māʻalaea
|KIUC touts lowest rate increase, at forefront of renewables
For the third straight year, Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative leads the state in renewables, reporting 69.5% of electricity production coming from renewable sources in its annual filing for 2021. Kaua‘i’s power generation mix for 2021 included 45% solar, 14% hydro and 11% biomass. Rooftop solar from residential and commercial members accounted for one-third of all solar generation. Garden Island.
Everything’s on the table as Kaua‘i writes its first climate change action plan
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