With the probable cancellation of walk-in voting due to COVID-19 concerns, FairVote, a nonpartisan organization that advocates for electoral reform in the United States, is urging Hawai‘i Democrats to vote by mail and learn about a new, game-changing feature of the local presidential primary election, called ranked choice voting.
The annual Kaua‘i Visitor Industry Charity Walk, celebrating its 42nd year and originally scheduled for May 9, has been postponed until Nov. 21 at the Vidinha Stadium soccer fields, announced Morgan Lopez, executive director of the Hawai‘i Lodging & Tourism Association Kaua‘i Chapter.
HONOLULU — Chef Lee Anne Wong had to make a choice: Keep her Hawaii restaurant employees working during the pandemic or close Koko Head Cafe in order to keep paying their health insurance for one more month.
HONOLULU — Travelers landing in Hawaii Thursday found a new requirement that they hole up in hotel rooms or their homes for 14 days to fight the spread of the coronavirus.
HONOLULU — Among the business Hawaii lawmakers left unfinished when they abruptly suspended the Legislature to help slow the spread of the coronavirus were proposals to improve psychiatric care for the state’s mentally ill.
HONOLULU— Honolulu police arrested a man identified as a victim’s boyfriend in connection with the homicide of a 23-year-old woman and a 6-month-old boy.
COVID-19 or no COVID-19, some airlines on Thursday continued to market travel to Kaua‘i aggressively, with one-way fares between Lihu‘e and Seattle going for just $159 on the Alaska Airlines website and $129 on Southwest Airlines.