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Hawaii becomes the Happiest State in America for 2020, HawaiiIn a world where people are petrified by the ongoing pandemic, the naturally socially distanced beach state of Hawaii has become the Happiest State in America in 2020.

Times Of India Travel Shared .

Mauna Kea: Sunsets and StargazingMauna Kea: An evening filled with twinkling stars, Milky Way memories, and hot chocolate!

The Cunningham Crew Shared .

What Does Hawaii's Primary Turnout Mean For Future Elections?Hawaii registered 150,000 more voters in 2020. But only time will tell whether political enthusiasm is finally here to stay.

Honolulu Civil Beat Shared .

State, but not county, workers face furloughsGov. David Iges proposal to help patch the states budget hole by instituting twice-monthly unpaid furlough days for most union employees wont affect Hawaii County workers, at least in the short term.

West Hawaii Today Shared .

DLNR plans to dredge existing Pohoiki boat ramp to reopen access to oceanThe state Department of Land and Natural Resources wants to dredge the landlocked Pohoiki boat ramp to re-establish ocean access in Puna.

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Businesses guarded about Oct. 15 reopeningWhile the state has announced that some restrictions on travel to Hawaii will be lifted Oct.

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DOH: No further environmental review needed for PGV permitPuna Geothermal Venture  which hopes to produce electricity again by the end of the month following delays in rebuilding the facility after it was partially destroyed by lava two years ago  has cleared a hurdle in renewing its air pollution control permit from the state.

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US experts vow ‘no cutting corners' as vaccine tests expandWASHINGTON  A huge international study of a COVID-19 vaccine that aims to work with just one dose is getting underway as top U.S. health officials sought Wednesday to assure a skeptical Congress and public that they can trust any shots the government ultimately approves.

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DOH: No further environmental review needed for PGV permitPuna Geothermal Venture  which hopes to produce electricity again by the end of the month following delays in rebuilding the facility after it was partially destroyed by lava two years ago  has cleared a hurdle in renewing its air pollution control permit from the state.

Hawaii Tribune-Herald Shared .

DLNR plans to dredge existing Pohoiki boat ramp to reopen access to oceanThe state Department of Land and Natural Resources wants to dredge the landlocked Pohoiki boat ramp to re-establish ocean access in Puna.

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Ige's proposal for furloughs would not impact county workersGov. David Iges proposal to help patch the states budget hole by instituting twice-monthly unpaid furlough days for most union employees wont affect Hawaii County workers, at least in the short term.

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US appeals court in Denver eyes American Samoa citizenshipDENVER  Whether people who live in territories controlled by the U.S. automatically become citizens under a constitutional amendment that secured citizenship for freed slaves was a major focus of arguments Wednesday in a federal appeals court in Denver in a case seeking citizenship rights for residents of American Samoa.

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Expect a wet end to the work weekShowers are expected throughout the rest of the week in Hilo after heavy rains caused a flood advisory Wednesday.

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Ige extends COVID-19 emergency period through OctoberGov. David Ige officially extended the states COVID-19 emergency period through the end of October, while codifying loosened travel restrictions that will go into effect Oct.

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Kapa‘a High School Foundation awards 16 scholarshipsKAPAA  Kapaa High School Foundation awarded 16 commendable students through a virtual scholarship presentation this summer.

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1.75 M to help Kaua‘i cattle ranchersKEKAHA — Kaua‘i has a cattle problem. Many cattle ranchers ship off their herds to O‘ahu or other destinations to be finished and processed, but with market disruptions made prevalent due to the coronavirus pandemic, they’re unable to and are now forced to rethink what to do with their livestock.

The Garden Island Shared .

Feds fund test for lead in school waterHONOLULU  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced an award of $222,000 in grant funding to assist the Hawaii Department of Healths Environmental Health Administration with identifying sources of lead in drinking water in schools and childcare facilities.

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Ige signs coastal zone management programHONOLULU  On Tuesday, September 15, the Hawaii State Senate fulfilled a key promise to the people of Hawaii by mitigating the threat posed by coastal zone erosion, and rising sea levels.

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2020 ART Kaua‘i opens Friday at the KSA galleryRoseAnne Jones of the Kaua‘i Society of Artists gets help from Licia McDonald and Sally French in lining up the Sally French entry, Bellzo and His Boo, into ART Kaua‘i that opens Friday at the KSA gallery at the Kukui Grove Center.

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Kaua‘i Ocean Discovery offers Free Grab and Go learning kitsLIHUE  Aaron Swink of the states Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Aquatic Resources likes sharks, said Jean Souza, the Kauai Ocean Discovery on-site manager.

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Mayor signs third proclamation for March flood eventKawakami has signed the third supplementary emergency proclamation on Sept. 21, 2020, for the County of Kauai as a result from severe storms and flooding during the March 2020 rain event on March 27 and 28, 2020.

The Garden Island Shared .

Alzheimer's training slated to begin FridayThe Alzheimers Association will be presenting its free flagship Caregiver Training for family caregivers. The online presentation run through December on the last Friday of every month from 2 to 3:30 p.m., with bonus classes announced each month.

The Garden Island Shared .

Food collection SaturdayKAPAIA  The Kapaia Foundation is collecting food for the Kauai Independent Food Bank Saturday, Sept.

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Edward Kawamura's patriotism and loyalty to serving Kaua'i veteransEdward Kawamura, commandant of the Kauai Veterans Council, shows off a photo of veteran Leonard Morris enjoying his newfound mobility thanks to the efforts of another veteran, Stanford Morinaka of S.T. Morinaka Construction who built the ramp with the aid of The Home Depot Foundation grant and Honsador Lumber.

The Garden Island Shared .

Council supporting a€˜Aina Aloha FutureLIHUE  Kauai County Council members present at yesterdays meeting unanimously passed a resolution supporting the Aina Aloha Economic Futures initiative and transition to a circular economy based on Native Hawaiian values.

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Buddhas headed to new homesLIHUE  Brian and Molly McKenzie have been receiving guests every few days at their home in Lihue.

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The Most Comprehensive Hawaii COVID-19 Maps Come From This 'Data Geek'Ryan Ozawa was trying to produce ZIP code maps back when the state was publishing screenshots.

Honolulu Civil Beat Shared .

Kauai Voters Will Decide On 6 Changes To The County CharterSome of the proposed amendments are significant but political observers wonder if a less informed public will just leave them blank.

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Hawaii Has A New COVID-19 Response Team. Will It Make A Difference?Decisions about programs and policies to combat the virus are happening faster under a newly restructured leadership team.

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Ige's Eviction Moratorium Doesn't Do What He Says It DoesHawaii renters and landlords alike are frustrated by the governors confusing rule.

Honolulu Civil Beat Shared .

Campaign Corner: Are You A Pope Francis Voter?He urges us to look at the world through a lens to see the sacredness of life in everyone.

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Hawaiian Word of the Day: September 24thKikowaena means "center." You can use it to describe such things as a shopping center.

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Hawaii appeals court vacates murder conviction, citing errorA Hawaii appeals court has vacated a man's murder conviction, citing an error by a lower court judge who blocked a cross-examination and additional testimony that could have assisted the suspect's case.

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United Will Be The First U.S. Airline To Offer COVID-19 Testing For Hawaii Bound PassengersStarting October 15, United customers traveling from San Francisco International Airport to Hawaii will have the option to take a rapid test at the airport or a self-collected, mail-in test ahead of their trip.

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United to Offer Covid Testing to Some Hawaii-Bound TravelersUnited Airlines will offer Covid-19 tests for a fee to passengers flying from San Francisco to Hawaii, as airlines look to testing as a way to reopen some destinations that have been largely closed to travel during the pandemic.

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United Air to Offer $250 Coronavirus Tests on Flights to HawaiiUnited Airlines Holdings Inc. will offer on-the-spot coronavirus testing to customers flying to Hawaii who are willing to pay $250 to avoid a two-week quarantine on arrival.

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United to provide COVID-19 tests to customers on San Francisco-Hawaii flightsOlive Garden parent's quarterly revenue falls by 28% as pandemic weighs on sales.

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United offers COVID-19 tests at SFO for Hawaii passengers, but they are not cheapHawaii has set Oct. 15 as the date when it will open up tourism to visitors who have tested negative for COVID-19, and United Airlines aims to make that easier by offering a pilot testing program for its San Francisco passengers.

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United to offer Hawaii-bound passengers coronavirus tests, a possible blueprint for flights abroadUnited Airlines will offer some Hawaii-bound customers rapid-response coronavirus tests at the airport, an effort to get around quarantine requirements and eventually, open up more destinations to travelers during the pandemic.

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Hawaii Joins Fight to Combat Human TraffickingThe Hawaii Department of Transportation , in partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security , and the U.S. Department of Transportation are forging an outreach campaign to combat human trafficking through Blue Lightning Initiative program.

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Hawaii Daily COVID-19 Update: 9/23Hawaii Daily COVID-19 update of coronavirus reports and statistics from government departments as of Wednesday, September 23, 2020 in the Aloha State.

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Adventurous Activities to do in HawaiiApril of 2019 a group of friends and I travelled to the main island of Hawaii.

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Wahiawa Driver Licensing Center to Remain ClosedAll employees at the Wahiawa Driver Licensing Center are being quarantined after their co-worker’s positive test was confirmed Wednesday, Sept.

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Hawaii: Two New Gun Control Bills Become LawH/T AmmoLand. Hopefully these two bills will be overturned by the courts. ) - This week was the deadline for Governor Ige to sign or veto legislation on his desk.

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Ige Extends COVID-19 Emergency Period Through October, Authorizes Pre-Travel Testing to Start Oct. 15Governor David Ige today signed a 13th supplementary emergency proclamation that extends the COVID-19 emergency period in Hawaiʻi through Oct.

Maui Now Shared .

Will Hawaii's beaches ever go away?Oahu, Hawaii, beaches could be lost by the middle of the current century.

Deseret News Shared .

Will Hawaii really be ready to accept visitors October 15th?The Aloha Podcast Network delivers the best variety of Hawaiian podcasts with Aloha.

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Pre-Travel Test Prior to Travel May Not Be Available for All Ages and Guess Who Shutdown the RunwayThe Aloha 360 is a podcast produced and hosted by Maui residents John and Leslie Caubble.

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DPS reports Kulani Correctional Facility COVID-19 test resultsThe Department of Public Safety reported Wednesday afternoon that it had received the first batch of COVID-19 test results for 164 inmates screened for the novel coronavirus on Tuesday at Kulani Correctional Facility.

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Maui Now: Ha‘ikus Town Hall to Focus on Maui Water Use and Development PlanThe Ha‘ikÅ« Community Association hosts a virtual town hall from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept.

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The Meaning of AlohaAs with Mr. Martìnez, Mr. Flores’s room was tidy, everything packed, and there was an airline ticket indicating that he’d come in on a different flight from L.A. two days before, but that he’d scheduled to go back to L.A. on the same flight as Mr.

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Maui Now: Maui Residents Reminded to Continue Water Conservation During DroughtIn West Maui, the department reports that water from the Honolua Ditch has been running very low, and plans call for the temporarily shut down the Mahinahina Water Treatment Facility this week to maintain water supply for fire protection.

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ON THIS DATE: Rainbow Wahine set tone for 2010 seasonOn this date in 2010, Hawaii did all that it wanted to in a season-opening sweep of Utah State.

Hawaii Warrior World Shared .

Saturday Hours at Certain Offices of Vehicle Registration and LicensingWork is done by appointment only. Appointments may be made online. No walk-ins will be accepted.

Big Island Now Shared .

VIRUS TRACKER  Sept. 23: 168 New COVID-19 CasesAnother death of a resident at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home was reported.

Honolulu Civil Beat Shared .

Assets from big Hawaii solar company gone bankrupt hit auction blockNearly everything from the company is going up for grabs including solar panels, rooftop PV materials, tools, work vans, a forklift and office furniture.

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Maui Now: 168 New COVID-19 Cases ; 2 DeathsThere were 168 new COVID-19 cases in Hawai‘i today including 154 on O‘ahu, 13 on Hawai‘i Island and one in Maui County on the island of Moloka‘i.

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DOH Reports 168 New COVID Cases, 2 Deaths WednesdayThe Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 168 new cases of coronavirus Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 11,689 since the pandemic began.

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Kauai By Sea, By Land And By Air ~ Part 1We have had the pleasure of staying in Kauai for several weeks during the end of summer when the weather is perfect for exploring.

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Hawaii Island reports 13 new COVID-19 cases; 28th deathHawaii Island reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases to 672 since Feb.

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2 More Deaths and 168 New Hawaii COVID-19 CasesThe latest COVID-19 cases report from the Government of the Aloha State was disseminated today on new Hawaii COVID-19 cases.

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DOH reports 168 new COVID-19 cases today, 13 on Big IslandThe state Department of Health reported 168 new COVID-19 cases today, with 154 cases on Oahu, 13 on Hawaii Island and one in Maui County.

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Hawaii reports 168 new COVID-19 cases, 2 additional fatalitiesOf the new cases, 154 are on Oahu, 13 are on the Big Island and one is on Maui.

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Toyota Hawai'i Increases Support of UH Athletics Under Three-Year DealToyota Hawaiʻi: "As far as we're concerned, UH Athletics is the official Home Team of Toyota Hawaiʻi whether games are happening or not."

Maui Now Shared .

The Chairman Never RestsThat conviction makes sense considering Dacascos — who once fancied a life as a Buddhist monk in a Shaolin monastery — has long considered continual progress a virtue, and viewed nirvana as more of a never-ending climb toward self-improvement than a final destination.

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Honolulu Hale to be lit in white to honor Ruth Bader GinsburgMayor Kirk Caldwell has ordered Honolulu Hale to be lit in the color white from Wednesday, September 23, to Friday, September 25, in honor of Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she lay in repose at the U.S. Supreme Court Building and the U.S. Capitol Building.

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Schatz urges Hawaii schools to increase air ventilation ahead of welcoming students backU.S. Sen. Brian Schatz is calling on public and private schools in Hawaii to ensure "adequate air ventilation" in classrooms before welcoming students back.

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Honolulu low-income rental units to serve as quarantine locationHonolulu's low-income affordable rental units in Aiea will fill a need for rooms for COVID-19 pandemic,.

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King of the JungleLife's a roar for social media star Bretman Rock, thanks to a popular Jungle Rock cosmetic line and a growing online fan base that numbers in the millions.

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Candidate Q&A: State House District 17 — Gene Ward"Until we stop living off our good looks and start using our heads, we will always fall back on tourism because it is the easiest and quickest dollar."

Honolulu Civil Beat Shared .

Candidate Q&A: State House District 17 — Keith Kogachi"I would be pressing our elected leaders to provide more information about how the state is prepared to handle any resurgence of the virus."

Honolulu Civil Beat Shared .

Candidate Q&A: State House District 11 — Tina Wildberger"Too many sacred and beautiful places were being stepped on prior to COVID-19. This opportunity to reset is priceless."

Honolulu Civil Beat Shared .

Hot Shots  9/23/20Supporting First-time Homeowners Hawai‘i State Federal Credit Union presented a $5,000 donation to Hawai‘i HomeOwnership Center in support of its.

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COVID-Related Deaths at Hilo Veterans Home Climbs to 26Hilo Medical Center confirms another COVID-19-related fatality from Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home, today, bringing the death toll of residents to 26.

Big Island Now Shared .

Bayanihan Food Distribution at Binhi at Ani Filipino Community Center, Sept. 26In August, the Bayanihan Food Distribution raised $7,130 in donations and distributed 711 food packages including 1286 plate lunches, 4,741 canned goods, 608 bags of rice, 8,904 pounds of produce, 1,806 packages of noodles, 1,000 Pepsi beverages, 696 jars of spaghetti sauce, 1,396 snacks, 336 bags of Starbucks coffee, 3,240 beverages, 1,200...

Maui Now Shared .

Pampas Grass Eradicated from Hawai'i Island, BIISC ReportsThe invasive pampas grass has been uprooted from all known locations on Hawai'i Island.

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Healthier Hawaii: Flu season during the coronavirus pandemicAs the pandemic continues, medical experts are especially worried as we get into flu season.

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Maui Now: UH Maui Students Successfully Compete in Hack-a-thon Autonomous Vehicle Tech RaceThe University of Hawaiʻi Autonomous Vehicle Technology Team, made up of students from both the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College and the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, competed in a qualifying "hack-a-thon" race for the Indy Autonomous Challenge, placing tenth overall and sixth in the fastest lap competition.

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First Batch of Inmate COVID Testing at HCF Comes Back NegativeCOVID-19 test results for the first batch of 250 Halawa Correctional Facility inmates have come back negative, officials confirmed Monday evening.

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Bizarre Huddersfield planning row over 'unprofessional' Hawaiian shirtA female protester said it was "unprofessional" but he fought back saying he will wear what he wants.

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Schatz Urges School Leaders to Ensure Proper Ventilation in ClassroomsWith schools in Hawai'i preparing for increased access to in-person instruction in the second quarter, US Senator Brian Schatz today urged school leaders to take additional steps to ensure adequate air flow and filtration in classrooms.

Maui Now Shared .

Schatz Calls for Adequate Ventilation in Schools to Avoid Spread of COVID-19With some schools set to reopen for in-person instruction for the second quarter, US Sen.

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Best of Honolulu 2020After a year of eating, adventuring and shopping, it's time for our annual Best of HONOLULU.

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Sale of Hawaii beer operation to clear way for acquisitionKAILUA-KONA  The U.S. Department of Justice has approved the sale of the Hawaii operations of a beer company, which could clear the way for a related acquisition by Anheuser-Busch Inc.

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Hawaii to loosen some COVID-19 rules after new cases declineHONOLULU  Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell said Tuesday the city plans to allow some activities that were shut down last month to control the spread of the coronavirus to resume under new guidelines.

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Reports note issues at veterans home with fatal virus casesHILO  Reports on the activities at a Hawaii nursing home with a fatal coronavirus outbreak found various problems, including what one investigation called a culture of complacency among staff.

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New Job Requirement: Being "COVID Conscious"Employers worry that negligent employees could endanger their colleagues and customers and damage workplace trust and company reputations There's something new to add to your...

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Here's What We Know—And Don't Know—About Hawaii's October 15th ReopeningHawaii announced last week that it will fully reopen its tourism sector on October 15th with a pre-arrival testing program.

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Assets from big Hawaii solar company gone bankrupt hit auction blockBreonna Taylor case: Former detective, Brett Hankison, is indicted, but not for her death.

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Hawaii reports 168 new COVID-19 cases, 2 additional fatalities'Next generation of poll workers': Young people are stepping up during the pandemic. It might avert a crisis.

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Hawaii gives self-driving car testing the green lightHawaii's legislation will require a human driver behind the wheel, but automakers will likely appreciate not having to worry about crossing state borders there.

Roadshow Shared .

Trump Ally Roger Stone Endorses ‘Proud Boy' For Hawaii HouseWASHINGTON — Roger Stone, a confidant of President Donald Trump who was convicted by a federal jury of lying, obstruction of justice and witness tampering, recently endorsed a Hawaii candidate for the state House of Representatives.

Honolulu Civil Beat Shared .

Hawaii 2020My family and I went on a trip this past February to Oahu, Hawaii. I had the best time and am so thankful to have gotten the chance to get to travel to such a beautiful place.

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Reopening Framework for Honolulu Based on Daily Cases, Positivity RateGov. David Ige is expected to sign off on the latest COVID-19 emergency order from the City and County of Honolulu, aimed at reducing virus spread and to put O‘ahu on the path to economic recovery.

Big Island Now Shared .

September 23, 2020 Weather ForecastOur weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur.

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September 23, 2020 Surf ForecastOur weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur.

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Tar Heels, Davidson headed to Asheville instead of Hawaii for Maui InvitationalNorth Carolina will host one of college basketball’s premier in-season tournaments this November when the Maui Invitational is held in Asheville.

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Sale of Hawaii beer operation to clear way for acquisitionThe U.S. Department of Justice has approved the sale of the Hawaii operations of a beer company, which could clear the way for a related acquisition by Anheuser-Busch Inc.

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Local Athlete Makes Solo Row From San Francisco To HawaiiA Bay Area woman recently broke a solo rowing record, braving shark-infested waters and big waves on an incredible journey from San Francisco to Hawaii.

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Schatz urges Hawaii schools to increase air ventilation ahead of welcoming students backU.S. Sen. Brian Schatz is calling on public and private schools in Hawaii to ensure “adequate air ventilation” in classrooms before welcoming students back.

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The Mutual Benefits of CollaborationPhoto Credit: Andre P. Seale Collaboration is a key part of academia. Here two of the Changing Oceans Research Group's PhD students, Nadia Jogee and Kelsey A. Barnhill, reflect on their experience of working together on a new paper.

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2020 Hale 'Aina Award Winners: The Best Restaurants in Hawai'iThe Hale 'Aina Awards are the state's longest running and most prestigious dining honors, started by HONOLULU Magazine in 1984 to honor the best restaurants in Hawai'i.

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The tale of a travelling surfboard-lost in Hawaii found in Philippines, two years later!, World"As bummed as I was when I lost it, now I am happy to know my board fell into the hands of someone wanting to learn the sport," said Doug.

Times Of India Travel Shared .

Healthier Hawaii: Flu season during the coronavirus pandemicThis City Just Banned Candy From the Grocery Store Checkout Line.

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Hawaii's new domestic abuse law influenced by ScotlandA new bill introduced in Hawaii to tackle coercive control took influence from a similar Scottish law.

STV News Shared .

Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend in Honolulu: September 2329, 2020Tune in to a virtual cooking class, watch the premiere of a new play, celebrate the Aloha Festivals and more.

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O'ahu Neighborhood GuideIt's apparent that tourism is down. The streets of the neighborhood on the island's south shore are far less crowded now than they were pre-COVID.

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Oahu to loosen some COVID-19 rules after new cases declineHONOLULU  Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell said Tuesday the city plans to allow some activities that were shut down last month to control the spread of the coronavirus to resume under new guidelines.

West Hawaii Today Shared .

Isle hospitals scraping byHospital admissions and visits to Big Island emergency rooms are starting to rebound after drastically declining in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Recktenwald retained as Hawaii Supreme Court Chief JusticePrior to his appointment to the Intermediate Court of Appeals, Recktenwald served as the director of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Hawaii, and as an attorney in private practice.

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EA of plans for former Hilo Scrap Metal Yard finds no significant impactA final environmental assessment of the countys planned permanent closure and remediation of the site of the former Hilo Scrap Metal Yard has resulted in a finding of no significant impact.

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Hometown Heroes: Kona Bay Books program keeps business afloat while supporting The Food BasketEditors note: Each Wednesday, West Hawaii Today is publishing a story about individuals, groups or organizations that have helped make life better for others in our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Water Board sets public hearing for 13% rate hikeThe public will be able to weigh in Oct. 21 on an average 13% increase in island water rates, following action Tuesday by the county Water Board.

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Mauna Kea park to close for vector controlThe county Department of Parks and Recreation said Tuesday Gilbert Kahele Recreation Area will be closed Tuesday, Oct.

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State briefs for September 23Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell said Tuesday the city plans to allow some activities that were shut down last month to control the spread of the coronavirus to resume under new guidelines.

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Commission defers decision on wedding business permitThe Leeward Planning Commission on Monday deferred decision on an after-the-fact permit for a wedding venue in the coffee-growing region of Holualoa.

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Distribution of Pandemic Unemployment Assistance funds announcedThe state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations announced Tuesday the staggered distribution of funds to claimants of current unemployment insurance programs including the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program.

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County water office visits by appointment only through OctoberDue to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the county Department of Water Supply will continue offering in-person services by appointment only through Oct.

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Isle hospitals scraping byHospital admissions and visits to Big Island emergency rooms are starting to rebound after drastically declining in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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EA of plans for former Hilo Scrap Metal Yard finds no significant impactA final environmental assessment of the countys planned permanent closure and remediation of the site of the former Hilo Scrap Metal Yard has resulted in a finding of no significant impact.

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Water Board proposes 13% rate hike; Public hearing set for Oct. 21The public will be able to weigh in Oct. 21 on an average 13% increase in island water rates, following action Tuesday by the county Water Board.

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Appeals court vacates South Kona man's murder convictionAn appeals court vacated a South Kona mans 2019 murder conviction, finding a circuit judge erred in preventing the cross-examination of an eyewitness about pending criminal charges at the time of the 2018 shooting.

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Hazard mitigation, resilience meetings setLIHUE  The Kauai Emergency Management Agency invites residents of Kauai County to participate in virtual public meetings this week in support of the 2020 Multi-Hazard Mitigation &Resilience Plan update.

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Eight business women honoredLIHUE  The virtual event A Womans Place is&, hosted by Maui Business Brainstormers, honored eight business, career-oriented women from around the islands in celebration of the Fourth American Business Womens Day in the State of Hawaii on Tuesday.

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Anahola fire displaces four MondayANAHOLA  A fire in Anahola displaced four residents Monday evening, according to a county press release.

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State launches displaced workers job programHONOLULU  Nonprofit organizations, the private sector and government have joined together to launch a program using federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Econimic Security Act funding that will support Hawaiis economy by providing businesses with up to 650 workers who have been displaced in the current economic crisis.

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Hawai‘i Beach Safety Week is Sept. 20-26HONOLULU  The state Department of Health is recognizing drowning-prevention efforts across the islands as the state observes Hawaii Beach Safety Week now through Saturday, Sept.

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Vehicle registration kiosk opens at Ishihara MarketCounty of Kaua'i officials in partnership with Ishihara Market and Intellectual Technology Inc. launched the island's third self-service kiosk for motor-vehicle registrations, at Ishihara Market in Waimea.

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Islandwide aerial-imagery flights to continueLIHUE  In partnership with the county and state, EagleView is engaging with Snowbird Air LLC for aerial-imagery flights islandwide for emergency-response services now through August 2021.

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Arrest logs for Wednesday, September 23, 2020"Abuse family or household member, violate terms or conditions of release on bail : 8:46 a.m., Todd Philip Jebens, 44, male, Lihu'e."

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More unemployment assistance comingHONOLULU  The state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations recently announced the staggered distribution of funds to claimants of current programs including the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program.

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County's Kupa‘a food distribution through end of yearLIHUE  I have a smartphone but I dont know how to use it, said a disappointed client at the Kupaa Kauai food-distribution program at the Lihue Neighborhood Center Tuesday.

The Garden Island Shared .

Hawaii Failed In Its Pandemic Response. It Has Another Chance To Get It RightThe pandemic has revealed deep cracks in Hawaii's government and social system, but also created an opportunity for real change.

Honolulu Civil Beat Shared .

Use CARES Act Funds To Help Develop Easy TestingHawaii company Oceanit has a COVID-19 test that could help open the state back up for business.

Honolulu Civil Beat Shared .

In New TV Ad, Amemiya Compares Blangiardi To TrumpThe candidate also embraces the Democratic Party of Hawaii and buys more airtime than his mayoral opponent.

Honolulu Civil Beat Shared .

Aloha Aina Party Hopes To Gain Ground With Nontraditional VotersThe new party plans to stump on a platform based largely on economic reforms.

Honolulu Civil Beat Shared .

Lee Cataluna: 'Temptation Island' Is Playing It Safe On MauiThe USA Network TV series could demonstrate a way forward for tourism as the coronavirus persists.

Honolulu Civil Beat Shared .

The 11 Best Men's Hawaiian Shirts 2020Be loud year-round with our round-up of the best Hawaiian shirts for men.

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Sale of Hawaii beer operation to clear way for acquisitionKAILUA-KONA, Hawaii — The U.S. Department of Justice has approved the sale of the Hawaii operations of a beer company, which could clear the way for a related acquisition by Anheuser-Busch Inc.

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Brave New WorldI think as humans we are pretty good at adapting, and no matter what state the world may be in, we always seem to be able adapt to a new level of bad and make it the new normal.

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Sale of Hawaii beer operation to clear way for acquisitionThe U.S. Department of Justice has approved the sale of the Hawaii operations of a beer company, which could clear the way for a related acquisition by Anheuser-Busch Inc.

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New at Manoa Chocolate: A Flight of Hawai'i-Grown Chocolate, Mililani Cacao, a Honolulu Cookie Co. Collab and MoreLike many during the pandemic, Dylan Butterbaugh of Mānoa Chocolate has launched himself into new projects-some that were already in the works, like the Mililani cacao, and some a product of "how do we get through this?"

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Antibody testing gives insight to COVID-19 among Hawaii Pacific Health workersAround 7,200 employees participated. The health care system announced the effort back in April to better understand what level of infection exists in the local population. .

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Hawaii Tourism Association and Honolulu Mayor Caldwell support for World Tourism DayHawaii News : Local with a global view with a focus on the Hawaii Travel and Tourism world.

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Honolulu Mayor Announces Limited Reopening on O'ahu Starting ThursdayHonolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced his new Emergency Order for O'ahu set to go into effect on Thursday.

Maui Now Shared .

Maui Now: Police: Missing Woman Known to Frequent Makena Landing and Sugar BeachThe Maui Police Department is seeking the public's help with a missing person case. Heather Harrison, 42, was reported missing on Tuesday, Sept.

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Police: Kahului Woman and Two Minor Children Reported MissingSamantha Iokia, 32, of Kahului along with her two minor children were reported missing by a family member on Monday, Sept.

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Oahu to Resume In-person Customer ServiceHonolulu's Department of Customer Services announced today that its driver licensing centers, satellite city halls, and other offices on Oahu will resume in-person visits on an appointment-only basis, beginning Thursday, September 24.

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Hawaii Daily COVID-19 Update: 9/22Hawaii Daily COVID-19 update of coronavirus reports and statistics from government departments as of Tuesday, September 22, 2020 in the Aloha State.

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Gilbert Kahele Recreation Area Closed for Vector TreatmentPlan travel through this area with the knowledge that the public restrooms and amenities at this park will not be available during this timeframe.

Big Island Now Shared .

Hawaii named 'happiest' state in new studyIf you're looking to live in the happiest state, you'll need to move to Hawaii.

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Hawaii to loosen some COVID-19 rules after new cases declineHONOLULU — Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell said Tuesday the city plans to allow some activities that were shut down last month to control the spread of the coronavirus to resume under new ; Beginning Thursday, the city will allow social gatherings of up to five people, including at beaches and hiking trails.

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Maui Now: Maui Water Use and Development Plan Public Hearing Requested for Oct. 9"The updated Water Use and Development Plan for Maui will provide a 20-year, resource-focused blueprint for the management and use of the island's precious water resources," Sugimura said.

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Maui Now: Maui Obituary Notices: Week Ending Sept. 20There is no service at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions. Hong is survived by his daughter Ricki.

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UI Benefits to Increase by $300 For Eligible Claimants Over Six-Week PeriodThe program will pay $300 a week to all eligible claimants that have a weekly benefit amount of $100 or more in unemployment insurance benefits.

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Roselani Place Reports 4 New COVID-19 Cases, Cluster Rises to 56Four new COVID-19 cases were reported at the Roselani Place assisted living community on Maui since last week, bringing the total number of infections reported at the facility to 56 since mid-August.

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Hawai‘is Return to Tourism: Just How Realistic is the Plan?The Big Island's tourism industry expected to hear news from Gov. David Ige last week that the state had a plan to reopen to tourism by mid-October.

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New Honolulu Plan Opens Beaches, Parks, Social Gatherings To Groups Of 5Starting on Thursday, parks, beaches and trails will be open to groups no larger than five and a permit will be required from the parks department for any "canopy-type structure" in city parks.

Honolulu Civil Beat Shared .

Appointment Only In-Person Services at DOW Extended Through OctoberThe Department of Water Supply , County of Hawai‘i, will continue offering in-person services by appointment only through Oct.

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Honolulu's COVID-19 Recovery FrameworkHawaii News : Local with a global view with a focus on the Hawaii Travel and Tourism world.

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The Conversation: Maui County Facing EMS Budget CutsSpending CARES Money; Maui County EMS Budget Cuts; Reality Check: Possible Rail CEO Replacement; Gauging Vaccine Willingness; National Public Lands Day.

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HFD personnel sidelined after two tested positive for COVID-19 back at workHawaii Fire Department Chief Darren Rosario said Monday that all personnel forced into quarantine after being exposed to an active-duty employee and a recruit who tested positive for COVID-19 have returned to work.

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Gilbert Kahele Recreation Area to Close for Vector TreatmentThe Gilbert Kahele Recreation Area, formerly the Mauna Kea Recreation Area, will be closed on Oct.

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Antibody testing gives insight to COVID-19 among Hawaii Pacific Health workersUniversity of California system: Dozens of students were inappropriately admitted to schools, state auditor says.

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63 New COVID-19 CasesThere were 63 new COVID-19 cases in Hawai'i today including 55 on O'ahu and eight on Hawai'i Island.

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VIRUS TRACKER  Sept. 22: 63 New COVID-19 CasesAnother death of a resident at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home was reported.

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DOH Reports 63 New COVID Cases TuesdayThe statewide total of cases reported since the pandemic began now stands at 11,522.

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Hawaii Island COVID-19 case count hits 659; 27th death reportedState health officials reported 63 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the statewide total case count to 11,522.

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Police investigate desecration at Oahu cemeteryHONOLULU  Police have opened an investigation following the desecration of headstones at an Oahu cemetery.

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Honolulu expected to replace railway director after 3 yearsHONOLULU  The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation is expected to remove the head of its $9.2 billion rail transit project.

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DOH reports 63 new COVID-19 cases; 55 on Oahu, 8 on Big IslandThe state Department of Health reported 63 new COVID-19 cases today, with 55 on Oahu and eight on Hawaii Island.

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63 New Hawaii COVID-19 CasesThe latest COVID-19 cases report from the Government of the Aloha State was disseminated today on new Hawaii COVID-19 cases.

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WATCH ‘This is Now': Expert weighs in on possibility of third COVID-19 wave in HawaiiWatch "This is Now" live from the HNN Digital Center weekdays on KHNL or across Hawaii News Now's platforms online and on mobile.

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Corps to launch 3-year Marine Littoral Regiment experiment using Hawaii MarinesIn addition to infantry Marines, logistics forces already based in Hawaii will be added to the regiment along with anti-air elements currently stationed on the mainland United States.

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Mass COVID-19 Testing Comes to Kulani Correctional FacilityMass COVID-19 testing will continue at Kulani Correctional Facility in Hilo as well as Halawa Correctional Facility on O'ahu.

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Pennsylvania launches COVID Alert PA app based on Apple-Google tech, Hawaii nextThe state of Pennsylvania has launched its coronavirus exposure notification app, dubbed COVID Alert PA and based on Apple and Google technology.

AppleInsider Shared .

Hawai'i's Lost Wages Benefits Distribution BeginsThe program will pay $300 a week to all eligible claimants that have a weekly benefit amount of $100 or more in unemployment insurance benefits.

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17 People Hospitalized for COVID at HMCSeventeen people are being treated for COVID-19 at Hilo Medical Center as of Tuesday morning.

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Kamehameha Schools Preschool Student Tests Positive for COVIDThe KS COVID-19 Response Team determined that this student did not acquire the coronavirus from a KS employee or facility, according to a letter from the school sent out to parents Monday evening.

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Hpd Arrests 28 For DuiDUI roadblocks and patrols will continue islandwide.

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Maui Now: Rep. Gabbards Live Town Hall on Crisis at Hilo Veteran Home, Averting Federal Government ShutdownGabbard will discuss what still needs to be done to improve Hawai'i's COVID-19 testing and tracing operations and the outbreak at Hilo's Yukio Okutsu Veterans Home that has claimed the lives of 24 veterans.

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Hawaii Is the the Happiest State of 2020, According to New StudyWhile the global pandemic has thrown a curveball in contentment, a new study by WalletHub reveals the states still finding positivity during a challenging time.

Travel + Leisure Shared .

Civil Defense Reports Another Death at Hilo Veterans HomeAnother COVID-19-related death was reported at Hilo's veterans home, bringing the death toll to 26.

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Ka‘u brush fire contained at 3,500 acresThe Hawaii Fire Department reported late Monday that a 3,500-acre brush fire in Kau was contained.

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Maui Now: Five Green Sea Turtles Released by Maui Ocean CenterFive Hawaiian green sea turtles were released into Maui's coastal waters recently, where they will continue their life in their natural habitat.

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Hawaii to loosen some COVID-19 rules after new cases declineHONOLULU — Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell said Tuesday the city plans to allow some activities that were shut down last month to control the spread of the coronavirus to resume under new guidelines.

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Repair Work on Kenolio Park Fencing in KiheiThe Maui Department of Parks and Recreation announced repair work to perimeter chain-link fencing at Kenolio Park in Kīhei from Sept.

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Here is What Will Reopen First in Honolulu on Thursday, September 24A new city matrix allows small groups to hike, visit the beach, eat in restaurants and shop, with limits, but bars and nightclubs will have to wait.

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What is Hawaii's weather like in September?In this video I discuss how September is a transition month for weather in Hawaii and describe what its like.

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Ka‘alualu Brush Fire 100% ContainedA brush fire that scorched 3,500 acres in Kau is 100% contained and South Point Road is now open to all traffic.

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Schatz Urges Support for Emergency Rental AssistanceSen. Schatz said the letter was sent as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on and "millions of households are facing impossible choices between paying the rent or mortgage, or purchasing food or medicine."

Maui Now Shared .

Candidate Q&A: State House District 5 — Jeanne Kapela"It would be folly to continue to allow our state's economy to be driven so heavily by tourism."

Honolulu Civil Beat Shared .

Candidate Q&A: State House District 5 — Michael LastThe following came from Michael Last, Libertarian Party candidate for State House District 5, which includes Naalehu, Ocean View, Captain Cook, Kealakekua and Kailua-Kona.

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Candidate Q&A: State House District 44 — Joseph Simpliciano"I would not think about how I could benefit special interest parties and/or developers."

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Candidate Q&A: State House District 1 — Lorraine Shin"I would evaluate the possibility of privatizing many of the departments in government with accountability, transparency and an annual report card."

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Big Island Free COVID Testing Sessions AnnouncedNo insurance is necessary to be tested, but bring your insurance card if you have one.

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Road Closed After Telephone Pole Falls Across Portion of Ali‘i DriveCrews work to remove downed telephone pole on Ali'i Drive.

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Honolulu expected to replace railway director after 3 yearsHONOLULU  The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation is expected to remove the head of its $9.2 billion rail transit project.

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Honolulu police arrest 2, close bar after COVID-19 violationHONOLULU  Honolulu liquor and law enforcement officials say they have arrested multiple people and closed down a bar for violating restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Hawaii police investigate desecration at Oahu cemeteryHONOLULU  Police in Hawaii opened an investigation following the desecration of headstones at an Oahu cemetery.

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Maui Now: Maui Crime Sept. 13  Sept. 19: Burglaries, Break-ins, TheftsMaui police responded to six burglaries, five vehicle thefts and four vehicle break-ins in Maui County over a seven day period from Sept.

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Hawaii hospitals use antibody testing to better understand spread of COVID-19Experts think antibody testing could be a big piece of the puzzle when it comes to reopening Hawaii's economy.

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Hawai‘i Beach Safety Week Puts Ocean Goers on AlertAccording to the Hawai‘i Department of Health, state residents comprised all but one of the nine fatal ocean drownings in Hawai‘i since April, compared to only four of the 14 fatal drownings from January through March, the pre-lockdown period.

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10 beautiful black sand beaches around the world from Tenerife to HawaiiCan we send you the Mirror Travel newsletter with weekly travel news and inspiration?

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Fresh Produce Distribution on Lana'i TODAY, Sept. 22The weekly Lānaʻi fresh produce distribution event takes place today, Tuesday, Sept. 22, and includes about 400 pounds of hamburger meat to families impacted by COVID-19.

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Corps to launch 3-year Marine Littoral Regiment experiment using Hawaii MarinesIn addition to infantry Marines, logistics forces already based in Hawaii will be added to the regiment along with anti-air elements currently stationed on the mainland United States.

Defense News Shared .

September 22, 2020 Weather ForecastOur weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur.

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September 22, 2020 Surf ForecastOur weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur.

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Sea-level rise could claim 40% of beaches on Hawaii's most visited island by 2050More than a third of beaches in O'ahu, where the economy relies heavily on tourism, could be lost within decades, writes Louise Boyle.

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Hawaii Woman Felt a Shark Bite, but Experts Have 'No Idea' What Caused Mysterious InjuriesThe woman was treated by medical staff for injuries including multiple puncture wounds and lacerations to her shoulder.

Newsweek Shared .

Hawaii police investigate desecration at Oahu cemeteryHONOLULU — Police in Hawaii opened an investigation following the desecration of headstones at an Oahu cemetery.

HoustonChronicle.com Shared .

Learn About Identity From These 7 Artists at the Next Virtual PechaKuchaThe Hawai‘i State Art Museum's presentations will take place on Instagram in October.

Honolulu Hawaii Magazine Shared .

Uncertainty surrounds Hawaii's pending tourism reopeningLast weeks announcement of reopening Hawaii tourism starting October 15th with a negative pre-travel COVID-19 test result has mostly been met with optimism.

Go Visit Hawaii Shared .

Hawaii Is the Happiest State of 2020, According to New StudyWhile the global pandemic has thrown a curveball in contentment, a new study by WalletHub reveals the states still finding positivity during a challenging time.

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Best Buy hiring in Hawaii ahead of holidaysJob fairs are set to be held at stores on Thursday and Friday and Oct.

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Hawaiian Airlines: Relief May Finally Be on the Way @themotleyfool #stocks $HAA long-delayed pre-travel testing program for tourists visiting Hawaii may finally go into effect on Oct.

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40% of beaches on Hawaii's most populated island could be lost by 2050, study saysA new study says 40% of all beaches on Hawaii's most populated island could be lost by 2050 due to rising sea levels and the current policies to address the threat.

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Ige: No testing for keiki; some families eager for Hawaii vacation might be out of luckThe state plans to allow incoming travelers from out of state who have tested negative for the coronavirus to avoid quarantine as of Oct.

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Reports find fault with Avalon: Two assessments of Hilo veterans home completedCritical reports stemming from recent assessments at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home have identified a number of factors that might have aided in the spread of COVID-19 throughout the facility.

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Kim to Ige: Remove Avalon as manager of vets homeMayor Harry Kim on Monday called for the removal of Avalon Health Care as the manager of the Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home in Hilo.

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DOJ approves beer merger; Kona Brewing Co.a€™s Hawaii operations to be soldCrews work on the 30,000-square-foot Kona Brewing Co. facility on Monday. Craft Brew Alliance has agreed to sell Kona Brewing Co.’s Hawaii operations in order to pave the way for the purchase of the alliance by beer giant Anheuser-Busch.

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Commission defers decision on wedding business permitThe Leeward Planning Commission on Monday deferred decision on an after-the-fact permit for a wedding venue in the coffee-growing region of Holualoa.

West Hawaii Today Shared .

Ige: No testing for keikiThe state plans to allow incoming travelers from out of state who have tested negative for the coronavirus to avoid quarantine as of Oct.

Hawaii Tribune-Herald Shared .

Reports find fault with Avalon Health Care GroupCritical reports stemming from recent assessments at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home have identified a number of factors that might have aided in the spread of COVID-19 throughout the facility.

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DPS: Mass COVID-19 testing ongoing at KulaniMass COVID-19 testing of inmates is being conducted at Kulani Correctional Facility on the Big Island and Halawa Correctional Facility on Oahu, the Department of Public Safety said Monday.

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Isle businesses guarded about Oct. 15 reopeningWhile the state has announced that some restrictions on travel to Hawaii will be lifted Oct.

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Missing Puna woman soughtPolice are seeking the publics assistance in finding 27-year-old Cryslyn Olter-Kanuha of Puna, who has been missing since late Friday night.

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Call to students for its Compugirls Hawaii programCyberHawaii has partnered with the University of Hawaii, Arizona State University Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology and the Defense STEM Education Consortium to launch CompuGirls Hawaii, a program to introduce Hawaii high school girls, from population traditionally underrepresented in STEM, to cybersecurity and IT as a field of...

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DOJ approves beer merger; Kona Brewing Co.a€™s Hawaii operations to be soldCrews work on the 30,000-square-foot Kona Brewing Co. facility on Monday. Craft Brew Alliance has agreed to sell Kona Brewing Co.’s Hawaii operations in order to pave the way for the purchase of the alliance by beer giant Anheuser-Busch.

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Coffee berry borers' found on Kaua'i raises for concern for industryKALAHEO  The Kauai Coffee Company experienced a small outbreak of the coffee borer beetle last week.

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Kekaha lane closures scheduledKEKAHA  The Department of Public Works is announcing that portions of Kekaha will be closed from Sept.

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County auction scheduled to begin Sept. 24LIHUE  County officials announced Friday that its annual vehicle and equipment auction will begin on Thursday, Sept.

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County compost bins temporarily unavailableLIHUE  The free compost bins offered by the County are currently unavailable.

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Hawai‘i continuing strong census countLIHUE  The 2020 Census will end this month. And, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 99.4% of Hawaii households have returned their forms, as of Sunday.

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Tune in for county council forum WednesdayLIHUE  Tomorrow, 13 of the 14 candidates running for a seat on the Kauai County Council will take the stage, er, virtual stage, for another round of questions at one of the only forums to this election season.

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Death toll at veterans home rises to 18HILO  An outbreak at a Hawaii veterans home has killed 18 residents and yielded three different investigations by state and federal officials.

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Peace Day celebrations around Kaua‘iFormer mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. represented the Community, Monday during the blessing of the Peace Pole done in observing Peace Day at the St. Catherine School.

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Denby Fawcett: When And How Does The Pandemic End?Settle in for another year — at least — of mask wearing and social distancing, the experts say.

Honolulu Civil Beat Shared .

Fast, Frequent And Cheap COVID-19 Tests Hold Promise For HawaiiSome experts agree that rapid tests could be a useful tool to fight the spread of coronavirus but caution they're not a panacea for all situations.

Honolulu Civil Beat Shared .

Mayor Kirk Caldwell's Foolish Plan To Fatten HPD With CARES MoneyIt's far more important to help people pay rent and other necessary expenses than to buy more ATVs for cops.

Honolulu Civil Beat Shared .

Finding A Solution To COVID-19 Takes TimeScience should prevail, but our multiple approaches must include vaccines, therapeutics, masks, hand-washing, testing, contact tracing and more.

Honolulu Civil Beat Shared .

Sea level rise could cost Hawaii up to 40% of its beaches by 2050, study showsUniversity of Hawaii researchers warn sea level rise and current beach protection practices could be precarious combination.

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40% of Hawaii's beaches could disappear by 2050, study predictsUniversity of Hawaii researchers warn sea level rise and current beach protection practices could be precarious combination.

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Hawaii police investigate desecration at Oahu cemeteryPolice in Hawaii opened an investigation following the desecration of headstones at an Oahu cemetery.

Times Union Shared .

Maui Makes the Senses Come AliveMaui doesn't just offer a variety of experiences for the five senses. Many of the things you'll see, hear, taste, feel and smell on Maui are so unique you can't experience them any other place in the world.

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Survey: Hawaii Residents Give State Low Marks For COVID ResponseThey are also wary of reopening to tourism even as they struggle to make ends meet and fear the pandemic's long-term impact.

Honolulu Civil Beat Shared .

Two Reports Released on ClusterThe VA report noted: "There was very little proactive for COVID. Many practices observed seemed as if they were a result of recent changes."

Maui Now Shared .

Heavy water usage prompts conservation notice for Hawaii Kai residentsBWS is asking customers in Hawaii Kai from Keahole St. to the Hawaii Kai Golf Course to drastically cut back water use to essential needs only until Sept.

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Buzz's Original Steak House in Lanikai closing indefinatelyChallenged by the change of the times, Buzz’s Original Steak House in Lanikai announced Sunday they are shutting down for the time being.

Tasty Island Shared .