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Schatz applauds federal virus funds for state

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) commented this week on the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s agreement to reimburse up to $175 million to the…

2021 Women of Distinction event goes virtual

HONOLULU – Each year, Girl Scouts of Hawai‘i recognizes three of Hawaii’s most distinguished leaders through its annual Women of Distinction event. This year’s theme…

Pandemic increases mental-health risks

HONOLULU — The virus that causes COVID-19 is affecting the mental health of all Hawai‘i residents, but especially young adults and those whose household incomes…

Kupuna get drive-thru Valentine’s goodies

Valentine’s Day took on a new twist this year because of the health and safety guidelines from the COVID-19 pandemic. Kupuna in the various Kaua‘i…

Open Enrollment for Punana Leo Preschools

PUHI — Since implementing strict health and safety protocols at its preschool campuses statewide last summer, ‘Aha Punana Leo keiki and kumu have been able…

Marine learning kits gobbled up

LIHU‘E — There is a turtle species in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, too, said Aaron Swink of the state Department of Land and Natural…

Hopeful student art: ‘Better Days’ are ahead

“Better Days,” a digital computer art piece, commanded the attention from the onset of the Eternal Euphoria art showcase hosted by Kaua‘i High School senior…