EPA urges TMT to make changes to lessen impact on Native Hawaiians.
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|Consider TMT changes to lessen impact on Native Hawaiians, EPA urges
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is urging the National Science Foundation to consider alternative construction sites for the Thirty Meter Telescope — and possibly a smaller version of the proposed observatory — in its upcoming environmental review of the controversial project. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat.
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Hawai‘i Gov. Ige rules out special legislative session to fix court’s grand jury ruling
Affordable housing drops as interest rises in Hawai‘i
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Sages Over 70: Amefil “Amy” Agbayani
Her decades of work have focused on supporting immigrants and underrepresented students at UH Mānoa. She retired from her day job in 2016, but UH’s emeritus assistant vice chancellor for SEED is still active. “I’m actually busier now than before,” jokes Agbayani… read more.
|Council considers property tax exemptions for businesses along rail line
The Honolulu City Council is considering a measure that would give businesses along the rail line incentives such as expedited permitting and tax exemptions for up to 30 years. Star-Advertiser.
Honolulu inching closer to creating historic preservation commission
Hawai‘i Gov. Ige wants to build new Aloha Stadium ‘as quickly as possible’
Former principal sues Department of Education over threat case
Honolulu has many vacant positions open on boards and commissions
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Making Hawaiian Culture a Conversation and a Way of Life
La’i’opua 2020, a Kealakehe community center, is making Native Hawaiian cultural practices accessible to all with the ‘Ola Ka Lähui event series. Each event features Native Hawaiian cultural practitioners sharing their expertise, and attendees can also participate in a range of traditional activities such as lei making, lauhala weaving, and pounding pa’i ‘ai (undiluted taro)… read more.
|Bill that would cover cost of removing abandoned vehicles passes first reading
A bill that would allow private property owners to remove abandoned or derelict vehicles from their land for free moved one step closer to fruition Wednesday. West Hawaii Today.
Volcano skate park repairs in the works
People are stealing road signs on Hawai‘i Island and police aren’t laughing
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|Maui Planning Department seeks applicants to fill 22% vacancy
The Maui County Department of Planning is seeking applicants to fill six newly funded and 12 vacant positions, ranging from clerical to planner and supervisory positions. Maui Now. Maui News.
|Facing litigation, Kaua‘i County returns drug treatment facility to Grove Farm
The Kaua‘i County Council voted unanimously Wednesday to deed the facility back to its previous owners, ending the county leadership role in the long struggle to get the center off the ground, which has been marred by struggles finding an operator, legal troubles and a global pandemic. Garden Island.
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