Statewide Safe Travels bill is alive

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

A Hawaiian Airlines flight makes its final descent into Lihu‘e Airport past the Hokuala Ocean Course Tuesday.

LIHU‘E — A bill that would create a uniform Safe Travels policy across the islands is moving forward in the state House, still with some hesitation from lawmakers, highly supported by the tourism and business sectors and opposed by vocal Kaua‘i officials and residents (see Gary Hooser’s comments, A8).