HONOLULU — Hawaii Gov. David Ige on Tuesday signed legislation temporarily reducing the unemployment insurance tax rate employers must pay for their workers.
HONOLULU — The coronavirus pandemic is claiming a 170-year-old Hawaii institution: Love’s Bakery.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Health has directed the city and county of Honolulu to post warning signs at Kailua Bay after the city discharged more wastewater into the bay than allowed.
HONOLULU — A group within the Honolulu Salary Commission has recommended that Mayor Rick Blangiardi, City Council members and other top officials receive no salary increases this year, a report said.
WAILUKU — Maui Health announced plans to increase the number of first-dose coronavirus vaccination appointments, while Kauai has widened the availability of vaccine doses.
HONOLULU — Hawaiian Airlines had the nation’s top on-time performance last year with 87.5% of its flights arriving to their destinations on time, the U.S. Department of Transportation reported.
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.
HONOLULU — A bill that would provide unemployment insurance relief for Hawaii employers is now on Democratic Gov. David Ige’s desk for approval.
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 — 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 — The Honolulu Police Department’s chief said she expects to complete the rollout of a body-worn camera program for officers by the end of March.
HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers are considering legislation to accommodate traditional Hawaiian burial practices through a technology aimed at replacing burial or traditional cremation.
HONOLULU — Honolulu police arrested state Rep. Sharon Har for allegedly driving under the influence of an intoxicant after she was observed driving the wrong way down a one-way street.
HONOLULU — While some Hawaii retail shops move online to avoid the closures that have hit many businesses in the sector since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, others are hoping for a rent relief lifeline from the government.
WAILUKU — Some Maui businesses face tough calls about who should be exempt from universal mask rules as the county pushes for greater compliance during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Agriculture has captured a ball python and an iguana in separate residential areas on Oahu, both of which are illegal to own in the state.
HONOLULU — A bill advanced Tuesday by the Hawaii Senate Judiciary Committee would automatically register to vote eligible U.S. citizens who apply for a driver’s license or state identification card, unless the individual declines to be registered.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Senate is reconsidering allowing county emergency departments to charge out-of-bounds hikers for rescue costs as government spending remains under pressure because of the coronavirus pandemic.
HONOLULU — Authorities in Hawaii have cracked down on illegal game room establishments found in both commercial districts and residential communities on Oahu this year.