HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige has appointed Bennette Misalucha to fill the late Sen. Breene Harimoto’s state Senate seat. State Senate District 16 includes Pearl City, Momilani, Pearlridge, ‘Aiea, Royal Summit, ‘Aiea Heights, Newtown, Waimalu, Halawa and Pearl Harbor.
LIHU‘E — Gov. David Ige and Hawai‘i’s four county mayors met Thursday for the third time this week to try to address the increasingly urgent question of whether the state can safely reopen to tourists on Aug. 1. But the group adjourned late in the afternoon without making any final decision.
LIHU‘E — “This one works,” said Wilcox Elementary School Principal Corey Nakamura, Thursday morning as he leafed through the delivery of fabric face masks by representatives of the Lihu‘e Hongwanji Women’s Club. “It fits, you can talk without removing it completely, and there’s even a fitting so it doesn’t fall off your nose.”
HANALEI — Kaua‘i Police Chief Todd Raybuck discussed a new tool for officers on Thursday while addressing the Rotary Club of Hanalei in a talk about “Policing with Aloha.” He talked about a phone app that could help promote mental wellness for police officers, should they take advantage of the opportunity.
LIHU‘E — The county is looking to apply for $2 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reimbursements for money relating to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a memo from county Managing Director Michael Dahilig dated June 29.
Shutdown to affect customers on Kaulana Road, from the Haleilio Road intersection to the Kihei Road intersection
LIHU‘E – Since Mayor Derek Kawakami signed the first emergency proclamation relating to COVID-19 on March 4, life has been different for business owners and residents on Kaua‘i.