HONOLULU — Friday, the state Board of Land and Natural Resources voted unanimously to fine two Hawai‘i island aquarium fishers $272,000 in civil fines for multiple violations of Hawai‘i Administrative Rules related to an illegal aquarium-fishing incident in Kona in 2020.
HONOLULU — The University of Hawaii has requested that its representative on the board for the proposed New Aloha Stadium be a voting member.
HONOLULU — Two Hawaii legislative committees on Thursday passed a resolution creating a working group to develop recommendations for new management of the state’s tallest mountain, Mauna Kea.
HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers are considering a bill that would standardize the state’s pandemic travel restrictions across the islands, a departure from the current system that allows individual counties to create their own modified safety measures.
HONOLULU — A bill that would provide unemployment insurance relief for Hawaii employers is now on Democratic Gov. David Ige’s desk for approval.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Nature Center has become an outdoor classroom for children who have been huddled in front of screens for their school lessons but want more than virtual learning during the coronavirus pandemic.
LIHU‘E — A recent state Department of Health report says suicide rates decreased during the COVID-19 pandemic compared to previous years, and data from the Kaua‘i Police Department corroborates that statement.
HONOLULU — The Office of Hawaiian Affairs has released its third grant solicitation of the month, announcing the availability of a new, community grant targeted specifically to aid Native Hawaiian families living on state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands parcels.