Low voter turnout on Election Day creates big turnover at state legislature.
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|Low voter turnout on Election Day translates into big turnover at state Legislature
The biggest change is in the state House, which will have 16 new faces out of its 51 seats ― the highest number of newcomers in two decades. The 25-member state Senate could see up to five new faces. Hawaii News Now. KHON2.
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Inaugural Hawai‘i honor flight lands in D.C.
Omicron subvariants BQ.1, BQ.1.1 gain ground in Hawai‘i
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The incoming CEO of Sig Zane Designs discusses how to merge the western business perspective with the Hawaiian principle of reciprocity. His worldview is shaped by his 30-year hula practice. Tune in now!
|Mother-son political duo prepares to make Hawai‘i history
Donna Mercado Kim and Micah Po’okela Kim Aiu will become the first mother-son duo to serve in the state Legislature at the same time. KITV4.
HPD stands by its scanner access ban, but launches new online system with dispatch details
Gov-elect Green asks Ige to pause Aloha Stadium redirection
Revival of Red Hill fueling operations feare
Hundreds of Red Hill families still sick a year later, survey finds
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|Hawai‘i Island is getting new federal funds to tackle health care shortages. Is it enough?
UH recently received nearly $1 million to launch a new rural health policy research program, which got up and running last month. Congress also appropriated another $4.6 million to help the Hawaii Island Community Health Center. Civil Beat.
Native Hawaiian clinic plans relocation, expansion
Puna park renamed in former Mayor Billy Kenoi’s memory
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Wildfires on the “Hawaiian Savanna”
Invasive grasses have spread across a quarter of Hawai‘i’s land, and they’re fueling an alarming rise in wildfires. Coalitions are fighting back with new urgency and old tools... read more.
|Bill caps short-term rentals, prohibits camper van vacation rentals on public property
Areas that permitted transient accommodations were identified to create a “cap” for each zoning district, including Lahaina historic districts 1 and 2, the apartment districts, the B-CT country town district, the B-2 and B-3 business districts, the B-R resort commercial district, the hotel districts, planned developments and time share plans. Maui News.
West Maui fire day 2: “Fire on the move” in mountain ridges above Launiupoko
|Kaua‘i election: Final results still not out
Election Administrator Lyndon Yoshioka reported his team had been working through Tuesday night handling 6,000 drop box ballots that arrived on Election Day. In addition, Yoshioka said there were 800 in-person voters. Garden Island.
Farming company to conduct controlled agriculture burn Nov. 10 on Kauaʻi
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