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|Hawai‘i’s congressional delegation announces over $42M to improve state’s green spaces
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded $42,585,500 in grants to nine Hawai‘i organizations to plant and maintain existing trees, combat extreme heat and improve access to green spaces in communities throughout the state. Spectrum News.
Senate committee to hold a briefing in Lahaina to address insurance questions
Chief Pelletier to Maui Police Commission: ‘We saved lives’
Mayor Bissen responsible for Lahaina evacuation per Hawaii Revised Statutes
Hawaiian Electric Industries hires utility bankruptcy expert as CFO
HMSA says it resolved Covid-19 shot coverage confusion
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Hawai‘i’s Sustainability Heroes: Elemental Excelerator
The climate-tech accelerator helps fund food, energy and transportation solutions in Hawai‘i and around the world… read more.
|Landlords hosting illegal game rooms could face fines of $1,000 per day
Draft Honolulu City Council legislation would raise the stakes for landlords who allow illegal gambling in their units. Civil Beat. Star-Advertiser. Hawaii News Now. KITV4.
City in high-stakes talks with military over proposed new landfill site
Pipes leaking millions of gallons of water a month at Dillingham Airfield still not fixed
The Army owns Dillingham Airfield, but the Department of Transportation is currently leasing it. Under its current lease with the Army, all airport “improvements” by the DOT must be submitted for review and approval by the Army. According to a letter, the DOTʻs requests for several projects which include fixing the pipes, have not been approved.
City to close Mōʻiliʻili Neighborhood Park for month-long maintenance and renovations
2 Kailua schools earn 2023 National Blue Ribbon recognition
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HMSA celebrates 85 years of caring for Hawaii
The Hawaii Medical Service Association is proud to celebrate its 85th anniversary of serving its members and the people of Hawaii. HMSA opened its doors on June 1, 1938. Back then, HMSA served 671 members. Today, HMSA serves more than 770,000 people… read more.
|Hawai‘i County Council works to identify legislative priorities for next year
The Hawai‘i County Council wants the state Legislature to pursue bills to better regulate vaping and allow counties more control over dangerous roads. Tribune-Herald.
Critically endangered, nocturnal seabird found on Hawaiʻi Island
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What is the Proper Spelling and Pronunciation: Lahaina or Lāhainā?
Two Hawaiian language experts and other sources say the proper spelling and pronunciation doesn’t include diacritical marks... read more.
|Maui County announces first residential reentry zone
Lahaina property owners and residents for the area along Kaniau Road will be allowed in from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday as long as they have vehicle passes, which will be available from Saturday through Sunday at the Lahaina Civic Center. Star-Advertiser. Maui Now. Hawaii News Now. KHON2. KITV4.
In wake of devastating wildfire, experts propose new sources of water for parched West Maui
DOE opens distance learning hub in Kahana for over 250 students
Planned Lahaina visits divide survivors
One more victim identified by police six weeks after Lahaina wildfire
|FFA students given scholarships to attend national convention
Four Kaua‘i High School students from the school’s Future Farmers of America will be joining a group of about 50 people from Hawai‘i at the national FFA convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, starting on Oct. 29 and wrapping up on Nov. 5. Garden Island.
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