Housekeepers struggle as U.S. hotels cancel daily room cleaning.
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HONOLULU — After guests checked out of a corner room at the Hilton Hawaiian Village resort on Waikiki beach, housekeeper Luz Espejo collected enough trash, some strewn under beds, to stuff seven large garbage bags.
Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald on Wednesday appointed two individuals to fill judicial positions in the District Family Court of the Third Circuit on Hawaii Island.
The Corporation Counsel has filed a motion seeking dismissal of a lawsuit filed last month against the county, Mayor Mitch Roth and Public Works Director Ikaika Rodenhurst over the closure of Waipi‘o Valley Road to all but a handful of people.
Despite concerns from residents, the county’s proposed changes to its housing buyout program in Lower Puna have been submitted to the federal government.
The state Department of Health reported that Hawaii County entered its ninth consecutive week of increased COVID cases, bringing the total number of new cases for the county this week to 1,102. This is an increase of over 250 cases from the week before.
All systems are go for a new covered play court at Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Elementary and Intermediate School in Papaikou.
Humanity Hale, a nonprofit in Kona, will launch a series of programs this summer designed to help youth who have experienced trauma learn how to move forward.
An inter-agency warrant sweep by officers from the Hawaii Police Department, Hawaii State Sheriff’s Department and Department of Land and Natural Resources was conducted in Hilo on Tuesday, resulting in the arrest of 10 wanted individuals for a total of 21 outstanding warrants.
Gov. David Ige recently released $700,000 in capital improvement project funding to finance design and land for rehabilitation of Kolekole Stream Bridge on Hawaii Belt Road north of Hilo.
Just under 9,000 new COVID-19 cases were reported statewide over the last seven days, with Hawaii County reporting 1,102 new cases, an increase of over 250 from the week prior.
Of the nine County Council seats up for election this year, all but two incumbents have drawn challengers, with just two weeks remaining before the June 7 filing deadline.
Two Big Island teachers were recognized this year for showcasing their potential and growth in the Hawaii Department of Education.
Morgan “Max” Victor’s family describe him as “the life of the party.”