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The Transportation Security Administration and state Department of Transportation are preparing for a record number of travelers to Hawaii this summer, which is expected to surpass 2019 pre-pandemic travel volumes.
Hawaii Gas says it has about 70, 000 customers and is the state’s only franchised gas utility and its largest propane distribution business.
The state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands might use around one-third of a historic $600 million legislative appropriation by the end of June, which marks one full fiscal year out of three given to deploy all the money helping beneficiaries.
JUNEAU, Alaska — Hokule‘a, the voyaging canoe that revived the lost art of Polynesian voyaging and navigation and helped spark a cultural renaissance in Hawaii, is preparing to embark on a four-year circumnavigation of the Pacific.
Hawaii Gas employees began their strike after weeks of negotiations failed between the company and Hawaii Teamsters and Allied Workers, Local 996, which represents 217 maintenance, clerical, plant workers and drivers, just after midnight Thursday.
JUNEAU, Alaska — Authorities have recovered the bodies of two sisters onboard a fishing charter boat that was found partially submerged off southeast Alaska amid rough seas. Two others remain missing from the charter, which was taken by two vacationing couples.
Shifting funding priorities and the harrows of nature have pushed repairs for the Laupahoehoe Boat Ramp and seawall further into the future.
A 34-year-old Pahoa woman allegedly involved in a brief armed standoff with police last week in a custodial interference case will receive a court-ordered mental examination.
KAILUA-KONA — Sixty-pound cinder blocks placed in the ocean for a Hawaii Island canoe regatta last weekend caused damage to approximately 50 to 60 coral colonies in Kailua Bay, according to the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.
JUNEAU, Alaska — Two vacationing couples — including sisters — and a fishing boat captain were on a charter boat found partially submerged off southeast Alaska over the weekend amid rough seas, family members said Wednesday.
MAMMOTH, Wyo. (AP) — A man from Hawaii pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge alleging he picked up a bison calf in Yellowstone National Park, causing the animal’s herd to reject it and leading park officials to kill it rather than allow it to be a hazard to visitors.
Like a lot of chefs, Aaron Verzosa has been hustling the past three years to get Archipelago, his Filipino restaurant in Seattle, through the pandemic and its ripple effects. Getting a James Beard Award nomination was a validating moment.
A 46-year-old Waimea man suffered severe injuries following a two-vehicle collision Tuesday afternoon on Kawaihae Road near the 63-mile marker in South Kohala.