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Ige vetoes portions of CARES funding bill

HONOLULU — Governor David Ige has signed Senate Bill 126, expending CARES Act funding before it expires at the end of the year, with eight…

Workweek hearing continues

LIHU‘E — Approximately 22 minutes after the Hawai‘i Government Employees Association received the final version of an advisory switching county working hours to a four-day,…

Polihale closed indefinitely

POLIHALE — Polihale State Park has been closed to the public indefinitely, with the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources stating the reason is…

Kaua‘i Ocean Discovery offers learning kits

LIHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Ocean Discovery center is still closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but free Grab-&-Go Ocean Learning kits will be distributed to…

Getting the vote out

LIHU‘E — Entrance to the 2020 Primary Election Voter Service Center is through the rollup door on the Hardy Street side of the Pi‘ikoi Building.…

First Strings go out

KAPA‘A — “You were supposed to stop her,” said Kirk Smart of Hanalei Strings. “Not encourage her.” “This is what happens when you have a…

Census email campaign to start

The U.S. Census Bureau announced that it will begin emailing households in low-responding areas to encourage them to respond to the 2020 Census.  Millions of…

Island crime down 35%

LIHU‘E — Crime on the island is down about 35% compared to last year, according to Kaua‘i Police Department Chief Todd Raybuck. As of the…

Opening Kai Bar, pandemic or not

KILAUEA — Raj Denisewicz wasn’t expecting to pick up a coffee from Java Kai on Saturday when he journeyed to Kilauea to check his post…