Health care endangered: Hawaii’s shortage of health care workers worsens.
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|Hawai‘i’s shortage of health care workers worsens
Job vacancies have increased 76% over the last 3 years, according to a new report by the Healthcare Association of Hawaii. Of those 3,873 openings, nearly 1,000 are for registered specialty nurses, while more than 700 are for certified nursing assistants and nurse aides. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. KHON2.
FEC says Kahele congressional campaign must return $48K
Tokuda says she’s ready to take on a divided
Interest rates are up, so number of new mortgages are down
State sees spike in road fatalities compared to last year
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Tracking Hawai‘i Paychecks Versus Living Costs Since 1969
To see if people are better off than their grandparents, we compared wages after inflation, debt loads, where people spent their money and more….. read more.
|‘Hammerhead’ crack fixes in limbo, delaying O‘ahu’s rail service
Eight of 21 cracked rail “hammerheads” along the city’s rail route appear to require more extensive — but undetermined — repairs, likely delaying HART’s transfer of the transit system to the city for paid passenger service deeper into 2023. Star-Advertiser.
Change underway to tackle O‘ahu building permit backlog
Riders say the Handi-Van is failing them. And the city agrees
Researchers use drones to understand how waves are shifting Waikīkī beach
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|Bill to help reduce backlog of building permit applications deferred
A bill that would temporarily suspend the requirement that the Department of Public Works review plans submitted for building permit applications was met with mixed reactions Tuesday. Tribune-Herald.
Water Department contingency plans cleared by auditor
Lawsuit: Hawai‘i County, cops culpable in shooting death
Grant helps Hawai‘i Island food producers, Food Basket
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Local Artists Shine in Fall Exhibitions at the Honolulu Museum of Art
Two dynamic new exhibitions featuring work from Hawai‘i based artists open this month at HoMA. These exhibitions spotlight local artistic voices, offering visitors unique perspectives on cultural history and the transformative potential of natural materials..... read more.
|Mauka-to-makai efforts aim to protect critical Maui reef
With new data and partnerships, a coalition of organizations are proposing several restorative projects for the watersheds along the Olowalu reef, which is considered one of the “most essential reefs” to protect on Maui. Maui News. KITV4.
Maui summer update of destination management action plan now available
At a Maui school, a tradition revived offers new opportunities for the future
|Recount confirms County Council outcome
An automatically triggered recount conducted Thursday evening confirmed the previously reported results of the Kaua‘i County Council race. Garden Island.
Kaua‘i Mayor Derek Kawakami gears up for second-term priorities after re-election
Līhu‘e runway project gets Kaua‘i planning commission approval
Meth runner for ex-Kaua‘i Council member gets 3-year term
Kauaʻi putting together reentry transition packs for those leaving prison
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