President Joe Biden signs the Ocean Shipping Reform Act.
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President Joe Biden recently signed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act, which aims to “crack down on skyrocketing ocean shipping costs and ease supply chain backlogs that are raising prices for consumers and making it harder for U.S. farmers and exporters to get their goods to the global market.”
Gov. David Ige quietly signed into law last week a bill establishing a “blockchain and cryptocurrency task force.”
A 72-year-old prisoner indicted for a decades-old cold case murder was arrested Thursday afternoon in downtown Honolulu.
Meet N’ Eat, a program that provides free hot meals and food baskets for community members, celebrated its 30th anniversary Tuesday serving up hundreds of meals as the volunteer-driven effort nears 300,000 meals served.
Indoor masking remains mandatory for public schools during summer programs, but discussions are underway between the Department of Education and the Department of Health regarding the upcoming fall semester.
HONOLULU — A Hawaii public school teacher was ordered held without bail on a charge of distributing child pornography, which U.S. prosecutors said included videos of him having sex with a 13-year-old student.
A tour helicopter experienced a “violent upset” followed by an uncontrolled spin before crashing June 8 in a Ka‘u lava field injuring all six people aboard.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Disney workers traded their character costumes for yoga pants early Tuesday and planked, did the downward dog and folded into lotus poses at Walt Disney World in Florida to celebrate International Yoga Day.
Hawaii Island residents will no longer be able to redeem their HI-5 bottles and cans at three of the most popular transfer stations, and the continuation of redemption service at a fourth is uncertain, as contractors grapple with inflation, fuel price increases and a worker shortage stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.
Waipi‘o Valley Road remains closed to all but a handful of people, but on Tuesday, a judge ruled a civil case to reopen the road which was closed in February via an emergency declaration by Mayor Mitch Roth can proceed.
Big Island commuters now have more options for traveling under a new county program offering subsidized van rentals.
Hawaii Island police announce that there will be two road closures in this week in North Kona as traffic investigators conduct further investigations into recent traffic fatalities.
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