On Monday, a federal judge voids mask mandate for planes, buses, and other means of travel.
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HONOLULU — Federal authorities have begun monitoring Hawaii wastewater for COVID-19, while the state expects its own monitoring program to be fully operational this summer, officials said.
It’s going to be a taxing week for the Hawaii County Council.
Hawaii County continues to work the bugs out of its online building permit system, but some testifiers to the county Cost of Government Commission aren’t convinced it’s happening fast enough.
Hawaii County could save money and attract tourists by reducing light pollution, according to a presentation by a Big Island activist to be heard this week by the County Council.
A long-anticipated project to improve water quality and protect the coral reef by replacing cesspools at Puako with a sewer system is finally moving forward with the announcement Friday that Gov. David Ige has released $1.5 million to get the design work started.
HONOLULU — A COVID-19 omicron variant hybrid called XE has been detected in Hawaii, the state Department of Health said.
As Hawaii lifts the mandatory mask mandate and Safe Travels Program, hospitals on the Big Island are generally seeing fewer COVID-19 patients, including Kona Community Hospital, which recently saw a six- day period during which no COVID-19 patients were admitted.
Hawaii Community College on Wednesday installed its first electric vehicle charging station at the Manono Street campus in Hilo, adding to stations at the Palamanui campus in Kailua-Kona and the Ko Education Center in Honokaa
HONOLULU — Hawaii’s unemployment rate fell to a seasonally adjusted 4.1% in March from 4.2% the previous month, the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism said Thursday.
HONOLULU — The head of training at the Hawaii Department of Public Safety pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges accusing her of lying about her educational background.
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