Governor Ige reflects on his accomplishments and contemplates a future run for office.
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|Ige reflects on his accomplishments and contemplates a future run for office
Ige declared a state of emergency 41 times — each of them played out in the unforgiving eye of social media criticism often directed at Ige, famous for his methodical thinking and low-key, measured responses. Star-Advertiser.
Biden lands in Hawai‘i, meets Iges after global tour
President Joe Biden made a brief stop at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam on Wednesday so that Air Force One could refuel. Biden met Gov. David Ige and his wife on the tarmac along with other dignitaries and service members. Star-Advertiser. Hawaii News Now.
Kouchi back as state Senate president
Backlog delays food stamps for hundreds of families
Longs Drugs pharmacists now prescribing Paxlovid
Health officials push bivalent boosters ahead of Thanksgiving
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The East Coast native shares how the company’s pandemic survival strategy resulted in a new product – macadamia nut ice cream. “We really tried to take that and use that brand to democratize the macnut and let’s see how far we could push it across this country and around the world and help Hawai‘i agriculture,” he says. Listen now!
|After recount of ballots, Democratic incumbent wins razor-thin state Senate race
In a razor-thin victory, Democratic incumbent Maile Shimabukuro won the state Senate race for District 22 after a recount of ballots. The results show Shimabukuro won with just 40 votes over Republican Samantha Decorte. Hawaii News Now.
The average wait for a residential permit is 10 months. The city hopes ‘bots’ will slash that to weeks
Jury finds state not liable for alleged women’s prison sex assaults
Navy creates information sharing group to discuss Red Hill defueling
VA researching jet fuel, Red Hill effects
A bill that would impact TheBus and Handi-van services is advancing at Honolulu Hale
Imprisoned Honolulu ex-police chief Kealoha begins paying restitution
HPD chief: Officers were chasing motorcyclist moments before critical crash
Parents asked for more pedestrian safety efforts at O‘ahu’s North Shore — and they got it
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|County Council passes legislation barring firearms in ‘sensitive places’
Bill 220, which defines a list of “sensitive places” on the island where carrying concealed and unconcealed firearms is prohibited, was introduced in late September and has finally been approved after three drafts and dozens of amendments. Tribune-Herald. Big Island Video News. Big Island Now. KHON2.
Police report: Mom says Big Island prosecutor threatened to shoot her son
Kanalani street extension to open soon
Nearly 2,000-acres in Kaʻū transferred to trail association
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|Deputy Chief Wade Maeda sworn-in as the Maui Police Department’s second in command
Maeda was promoted to fill the spot vacated by former Deputy Chief Charles Hank III, who announced his retirement in October after 10 months on the job. Maui Now.
The state just cracked down on this West Maui water company
Lahainaluna farming program for boarders revives orchard
|Council approves affordable housing funding commitment
In a move to set a floor for affordable housing funding, the Kaua‘i County Council unanimously approved a measure on Wednesday that would allocate 2 percent of real property tax revenue each year to a housing development fund. Garden Island.
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