On the first day of required reservations at Diamond Head, many showed up without one.
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On first day of required reservations at Diamond Head, many showed up without one
Nearly 40% of visitors who showed up at Diamond Head State Monument Thursday morning did not have reservations, creating a bottleneck at the tunnel, state officials said. Before the pandemic, approximately 6,000 people showed up per day.
$7K spent to trap 67 chickens to curb fowl Oʻahu problem
A state proposal to address the issue did not advance in the Legislature this year, but the City and County of Honolulu initiated its own pilot program. At a city council meeting earlier this week, officials said the Customer Service Department spent $104 per chicken trapped at five locations over the last two months. That amount was less than half of the $220 the city expected to spend.
Hawai‘i honors 1M American lives lost to Covid
All state offices and agencies are flying the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag at half-staff on Thursday to remember the 1 million Americans who lost their lives to Covid-19. The flags will be flown at half-staff until sunset on Monday, May 16.
Report shows rent prices spiked 41% on Maui; residents worry about finding a place
Rent prices spiked over the first few months this year, with Maui seeing a 41% surge in asking prices compared with the same time last year, according to a new report from University of Hawaiʻi Economic Research Organization. The report released today details UHERO’s second quarter forecast for 2022.
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