According to The Aloha United Way, more Hawaii households were below the poverty line this year.
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|More Hawai‘i households in poverty, report finds
An Aloha United Way report, based on a 2022 statewide survey, found that 15% of Hawai‘i households were below the federal poverty line this year. In 2019, the number was 9%. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Hawaii News Now.
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|Honolulu permit applicants may get refunds if approval takes too long
Currently, the Honolulu Department of Planning and Permitting can cancel permit applications that have been in its system for 365 days, and the applicant forfeits their entire plan review fee. Civil Beat.
City to end free Covid-19 testing program on O‘ahu after Dec. 30
Military refuses to release video of toxic spill at Red Hill, sowing new suspicion
O‘ahu home sales plunge amid rising interest rates
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Providing Legal Help for Nonprofits
Although community service is woven into its culture, in its centennial year Cades Schutte renews its dedication to giving back….. read more.
|Commission names final four for Big Island police chief
All four finalists are in-state applicants, but only one is currently employed by the Hawai‘i Police Department. She is Maj. Sherry Bird, commander of the Area II Field Operations Bureau in Kona. Tribune-Herald. Big Island Now.
Mauna Loa lava flow edges closer to Saddle Road
Pōhakuloa Training Area munitions raise concerns as Mauna Loa lava creeps closer
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Access and air quality are top of mind for Hilo High during Maunaloa eruption
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The Honolulu Fish Auction Celebrates Its 70th Anniversary
The auction at Pier 38 sells up to 90,000 pounds of fish a day and is a key part of the state’s biggest food-producing industry..... read more.
|Whale spotted off Maui with “blunt force injuries” likely caused by a vessel strike
A whale in distress, spotted in West Maui waters last week, suffered from blunt force injuries, likely caused by a vessel strike either on its migration to Hawaiʻi or while in feeding grounds, according to the Pacific Whale Foundation. Maui Now. KHON2. Maui News.
Input sought on mosquito suppression efforts to address avian malaria on Maui
Haleakalā National Park is seeking public input on an environmental assessment for the “Suppression of Non-native Mosquito Populations to Address the Impacts of Avian Malaria on Threatened and Endangered Forest Birds on Maui.” Maui Now. Hawaii News Now.
|DHHL plan includes 190 lots on Kaua‘i
The final draft of the state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands plan to spend a historic $600 million allocation indicates it will fund the development of 190 lots on Kaua‘i. Garden Island.
Liquor investigators checking Kaua‘i businesses
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