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Homeless encampments removed from Kona’s Hale Hālāwai beach park on Big Island
The operation was initiated by Hawaiʻi County Mayor Mitch Roth, in collaboration with other county agencies and the Hawaiʻi State Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement.
Volcano Golf Course offering ‘Tee and Taste’ wine packages
“We love to explore new partnerships that support Volcano community members and businesses,” said Volcano Golf Course General Manager Dawn Crozier.
Hawaiian monk seal pup Pualani to be relocated from Waikīkī after weaning
“We determined the best option for Pualani [PO5] is to relocate her, especially given the risks of habituation in such a crowded area,” said Kilali Ala’ilima Gibson, NOAA Fisheries O‘ahu Marine Wildlife Response Coordinator.
Contracts awarded by Hawai‘i Tourism Authority in the United States and Canada
The state agency responsible for managing tourism in the Hawaiian Islands, the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority, has awarded three contracts for destination stewardship, visitor education and brand management in the United States and Canada.
Sheriff Larry hosts talk story with cowboys, veterinarian at Honokaʻa Western Week
Country music and cowboy boots filled the historic Manuel S. Botelho building in Honoka’a Monday evening during a special Western Week “Cowboy Talk Story,” when lifelong residents reminisced about the “good old days.”
Monk seal pup to be relocated after weaning
The recently named Hawaiian monk seal pup, Pualani (previously known as PO5) will be relocated from Kaimana Beach in Waikīkī after she is weaned, according to NOAA. The pup was born to mother seal Kaʻiwi in mid-April.
Groundbreaking of infrastructure for planned Puʻunani subdivision provides hope for Maui DHHL waitlist beneficiaries
The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands conducts a groundbreaking ceremony today, marking the start of a $17 million capital improvement project to install infrastructure for the planned Puʻunani subdivision in Waikapū. DHHL reports the funding is the first from the $600 million appropriated under Act 279 to serve beneficiaries on the DHHL waitlist.
Hawaiian monk seal born on Waikīkī beach to be relocated after weaning
Pualani, a Hawaiian monk seal pup who was born in mid-April on Kaimana Beach in Waikīkī, will be relocated after she is weaned from her mama Kaʻiwi.
Kauai Weather Forecast for May 24, 2023
Breezy easterly trade winds will continue through Thursday, then ease Friday through early next week as the ridge weakens north of the area and an upper…