LIHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Chapter of Surfrider’s Blue Water Task Force has completed water quality sampling for September 2020, with a limited set of data due to the pandemic.
HILO — A new state program providing $100 million of rental assistance to struggling tenants in Hawaii has received more than 6,000 applications.
HONOLULU — A U.S. military plan to expand a Pearl Harbor munitions depot has raised concerns there has not been enough information released to the public, considering that the depot was the site of a massive and deadly explosion 76 years ago.
HONOLULU — Honolulu elections officials said Wednesday voters don’t need to request ballots to be mailed to them after the U.S. Postal Service sent postcards to residents across the country warning them to ask for mail-in ballots at least 15 days before Election Day.
LIHU‘E — The COVID scammers are trying to strengthen their grip on Kaua‘i. That was the word Tuesday from the Kaua‘i Police Department, with investigators saying several new fraud schemes have cropped up in recent days.
HANAPEPE — The West Kaua‘i Lions Club recently helped paint the “green” distance-learning center at the Storybook Theatre of Hawai‘i that will celebrate its opening on Monday, Sept. 21, as part of the International Day of Peace celebration.
WAILUKU — The Maui County Council has approved two new affordable housing projects on the southern side of the island.
KAILUA-KONA — A new coronavirus command post set up at an events venue will help enhance public communication and education on the Big Island, Hawaii County Mayor Kim said.
HONOLULU — The federal Department of Veterans Affairs has sent a team of health care staffers to help contain a coronavirus outbreak at a veterans home in Hawaii.
HONOLULU — The Kaua‘i Emergency Repairs, a collaborative effort to restore access to the communities of Wainiha and Ha‘ena following the April 2018 flood is one of 12 finalists in the 2020 America’s Transportation Awards, the Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) announced yesterday.