HONOLULU — Former general manager of Hanalei Bay Resort Douglas Chang has been appointed chair of the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement’s Kilohana Collective transition team to help fulfill the Hawai‘i Destination Brand Marketing & Management Services contract for the U.S. major market area awarded by the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority to CNHA last month.
LUMAHA‘I — The state Department of Transportation scheduled a right-lane closure on Kuhio Highway possible in either direction between mile markers 5 and 7, between Lumaha‘i Beach and Wainiha Bay, Monday through Friday, Aug. 1 to 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., for guardrail repairs.
LIHU‘E — The YWCA of Kaua‘i Executive Director Renae Hamilton-Cambeilh and a good amount of the YWCA board, including Scholarship Committee Chair Katie Parkinson, celebrated the presentation of $8,000 in scholarships Thursday night with the scholarship recipients and their families at the YWCA of Kaua‘i Women’s Center.
LIHU‘E — Kukui Grove Center this Saturday, Aug. 6 is the site of free anniversary events hosted by Make-A-Wish Hawai‘i, celebrating 40 years of granting life-changing “wishes” for local children with critical illnesses.
LIHU‘E — Has tourism fully bounced back from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic?
HONOLULU — A U.S. defense contractor and his wife charged with fraudulently living for decades under the stolen identities of two dead infants told family they were going into the witness protection program before abruptly abandoning their house and leaving Texas about 40 years ago, a federal prosecutor said Thursday.
HONOLULU — Two Hawaii attorneys and a businessman helped an ex-county official pull off a years-long, nearly $11-million affordable housing scheme, U.S. authorities said Monday.
HONOLULU — A Hawaii man accused of using counterfeit bank checks totaling $1.2 million to try to bail three people out of a jail has been arrested and ordered held without bail, according to court records.
AHUKINI — “Three shipping containers,” said Shantelle Rego of the county’s Solid Waste Division, Friday. “It’s not even noon, and we have three full containers. Normally, we do two containers every month.”
HONOLULU — The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke is excited to announce the return of its Hawaii Heart Walk event on Aug. 6 at Puakea Golf Course in Lihue.
LIHU‘E — Health officials reported a daily average of 24 new cases of COVID-19 last week, continuing a two-month trend of declining case counts.
LIHU‘E — A new survey shines a light on island residents’ struggle to pay for and access health care.
HONOLULU — A U.S. defense contractor and his wife who lived for decades under the identities of two dead Texas children have been charged with identity theft and conspiring against the government, according to federal court records unsealed in Honolulu.