Hawai’i is a leader in early childhood education investment but not in access or enrollment.
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|Hawaiʻi is a leader in early education investment but not access or enrollment, report says
While the state is a leader in spending per child, it isn’t in access or enrollment. The state ranked 44 out of 45 states surveyed in the U.S. because it only reached 2% of 4-year-olds across the Islands. Hawaii Public Radio.
Lawmakers earmark $1 billion for affordable housing
Nearly $1 billion in state housing funding is ready to be approved this week to help the homeless, low-income to working families, and Native Hawaiians, House leaders announced today. Star-Advertiser. Tribune-Herald. Maui Now. KITV4.
Hawai‘i plans to destroy expired Covid tests that cost $22.5M
Drinking water at 72 Hawai‘i schools To be tested for lead
State study shows nearly 50% of Hawaiʻi employees working remotely
Hawai‘i homeowners must tell prospective buyers if sea level rise threatens their property
Hannemann: Tourism won’t recover until next year
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Mira Image Construction: 2022 SmallBiz Editor’s Choice Award Winner – General Construction
When Michael Gangloff was 25, he was buried alive in a 30-foot trench while working on a summer construction job. He says this near-death experience not only left him with a long recovery but also a new outlook on how businesses should be run. That’s what led him to launch his own construction company, Mira Image, in 2001… read more.
|Honolulu City Council considering tax incentives for businesses along rail line
In an effort to encourage private-sector development in neighborhoods along the rail line, the Honolulu City Council is considering a measure that would give tax credits for up to three decades to businesses that invest substantially in facility improvements and create scores of new jobs. Star-Advertiser.
No decision on criminal charges in alleged Honolulu police chase that injured 6 in Mākaha
Self-service DMV kiosks added to Salt Lake and Hawai‘i Kai
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Hawaii Blood Donors Can Help Replenish Ukraine’s Blood Supplies
In a show of solidarity, Blood Bank of Hawaii invites new and current donors to join the nationwide effort to provide essential blood supplies and equipment to Ukraine. From Monday, April 25 through Sunday, May 8, BBH will make a financial donation to the Blood Centers of America Foundation… read more.
|Ex-employee sues county, claims she was unlawfully terminated
A former building inspector trainee is suing the county Department of Public Works, saying she was discriminated against and unlawfully terminated in retaliation after she reported what she saw as wrongdoing in the department. She claims that an inspector was unprofessional and when she brought up the issue, nothing was done. West Hawaii Today.
Hilo surgery center is in jeopardy of closing: Owners allege hospital is discouraging doctors from using the facility
Snowy conditions atop Mauna Kea force closure of road, visitor station
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Need to Know: Regenerative Tourism
Almost 200 people gathered in-person and virtually at the Prince Waikiki on April 21 to hear a lively discussion on regenerative tourism as part of Hawaii Business Magazine’s “Need to Know” event series. The conversation focused on issues like managing the impact of millions of tourists on community and local resources; educating visitors on Hawaiian culture... read more.
|As arrivals continue to rise, visitors spend more per trip
Though Maui’s visitor numbers in March still trail pre-pandemic levels, people are spending more money per trip on the Valley Isle, according to a recent report. Maui hosted 239,538 visitors in March compared to the 271,934 visitors that same month in 2019, the report revealed. Maui News.
Landslides, road damage leaves portions of Piʻilani Hwy in East Maui impassable
|Hawaiian Home Lands offers 51 vacant lots to Kauaʻi families
The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands has offered 51 residential vacant lots to Kauaʻi families. The lots are within the Pi‘ilani Mai Ke Kai Subdivision in Anahola. Hawaii Public Radio.
Legislators call on state to look into emergency road, second bridge for Hanalei
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