Military finishes removing 1M gallons of fuel from Red Hill.
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Hawai‘i DOE awarded nearly $5M for electric school buses
The DOE is planning to buy 20 electric buses and five compressed natural gas buses. It will replace traditional diesel-powered models over the next two years.
Alert level for Mauna Loa erupting remains at yellow (advisory), despite the hype
The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory and Hawai‘i County Civil Defense have issued no recent warnings regarding Mauna Loa. Seismic activity below the volcano’s summit and caldera spiked in late September, with Hawaiian Volcano Observatory instruments recording as many as 100 quakes a day at certain points.
Hawaiian Electric prepares conservation plan for native Maui birds
The plan includes altering Hawaiian Electric infrastructure that stands in the flight path of the ʻuaʻu (Hawaiian petrel). Colonies of Hawaiian petrels currently live near such infrastructure on Maui. The company plans to collect data on avian harm mitigation and develop plans to minimize those risks.
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2022 CEO of the Year: Paul Yonamine of Central Pacific Bank
Hawaii Business Magazine chose Yonamine because he transformed CPB from a traditional local bank into a digital banking innovator and drove much improved financial results …read more.
ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPDATES
Made in Hawaii Festival happening next weekend
The festival will be held over Veteran’s Day weekend Nov. 11–13, 2022 at Ala Moana Center Level 3, Ewa Wing next to T-mobile. Shop from nearly 400 vendors showcasing thousands of locally-made products including food, books, fashion, handmade crafts, jewelry and more.
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TODAY’S HAWAIʻI VIEWS
A view of Diamond Head can be seen between the palm trees.
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