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Green says improved response in Lahaina could have saved lives as key questions remain unanswered
submitted 20 days ago by madazzahatter808 from hawaiinewsnow.com
State Told Maui Emergency Office It Should Consider Sounding Sirens Before Fire Spread: Maui's former top emergency personnel nonetheless insisted the sirens weren't a viable response.
submitted 1 month ago by madazzahatter808 from civilbeat.org
A State Official Refused To Release Water For West Maui Fires Until It Was Too Late: The fight over water is nothing new on Maui. But the impact on the county's ability to battle fires is coming clear.
Maui’s Food Waste Is Causing A Big Problem. Now, Some Residents Are Tackling It Themselves: Food accounts for roughly 19% of all the trash thrown out in the county, which lacks a municipal composting facility.
submitted 2 months ago by madazzahatter808 from civilbeat.org
‘Iolani Palace Launches New King Kalākaua Legacy Tour
submitted 2 months ago by madazzahatter808 from hawaiimagazine.com
Hawaii’s Parole Board Is The Most Powerful In The Country. That May Change
City: Explosive device suspected in major vandalism at city park bathroom
submitted 3 months ago by madazzahatter808 from hawaiinewsnow.com
The City Just Destroyed This Historic Chinatown Sidewalk: Dozens of granite pavers from 19th century Hawaii are now in a Nanakuli landfill.
submitted 3 months ago by madazzahatter808 from civilbeat.org
Top State Officials Were Behind A Secretive Process That Steered Millions To A First Responders Center
submitted 4 months ago by madazzahatter808 from civilbeat.org
Some would say spam is a staple food in Hawaii, so much so that Hawaii celebrates the love of spam for two weeks! However, if someone cannot make it to the festival, a chef participating in the SPAM JAM festival has a couple recipes to bring the celebration home.
submitted 5 months ago by madazzahatter808 from khon2.com
After heavy rain ponded parts of Oahu's H-1 Freeway on Sunday, Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Director Ed Sniffen promised Monday to roll out procedural and structural changes to prevent future flooding.
submitted 5 months ago by madazzahatter808 from kitv.com
More than 1,000 humpbacks sighted over the weekend during volunteer whale count
submitted 6 months ago by madazzahatter808 from hawaiinewsnow.com
Denby Fawcett: Queen Liliuokalani's Royal Standard Will Be Returned To Hawaii Thanks To A $60,000 Deal. Hawaii's state archivist will bring the flag home and documents of the man who led the military forces to dethrone the queen.
submitted 6 months ago by madazzahatter808 from civilbeat.org
Honolulu police chief pleads with drivers to slow down after ‘rough week’ on Oahu’s roads
submitted 7 months ago by madazzahatter808 from hawaiinewsnow.com
Meet the 6 Women Who Made History Competing in The Eddie 2023
submitted 7 months ago by madazzahatter808 from honolulumagazine.com
Waiahole families facing huge rent hikes as farmers fight to keep local agriculture alive
submitted 8 months ago by madazzahatter808 from kitv.com
Victoria Lee, a mixed martial arts prodigy and younger sister of current ONE Championship champions Angela and Christian Lee, has died at the age of 18.
submitted 8 months ago by madazzahatter808 from khon2.com
Battlefields And Ballrooms: A Whirlwind Global Tour Set Up Prince Kuhio For A Life In Politics
submitted 8 months ago by madazzahatter808 from civilbeat.org
State adds more ‘No Right Turn On Red’ signs at major intersections
The Unlikely Odyssey Of Prince Jonah Kuhio
Removing Red Hill Tanks Poses ‘High Risk,’ Navy Report Says
submitted 9 months ago by madazzahatter808 from civilbeat.org
Navy proposes defueling Red Hill but keeping tanks in place for ‘beneficial reuse’
submitted 10 months ago by madazzahatter808 from hawaiinewsnow.com
Innovations In Ancient Aquaculture Could Bring Striped Mullet Back To The Dinner Table
submitted 11 months ago by madazzahatter808 from civilbeat.org
What’s Up With These Skyrocketing Electric Bills?
submitted 1 year ago by madazzahatter808 from civilbeat.org
Catherine Toth Fox: Buy More Locally Grown Food. It’s Worth The Extra Cost
Hawaii’s youth baseball prowess stands alone
submitted 1 year ago by madazzahatter808 from khon2.com
Hawaii’s Top Campaign Contributor Is Backing Republicans This Election Cycle
Honolulu Lacks A Historic Preservation Commission. That May Put Some Sites At Risk
Hawaii has over 850K registered voters... but barely 35% of them actually voted
submitted 1 year ago by madazzahatter808 from hawaiinewsnow.com
Cancer-Causing Fuel Components Detected In A BWS Monitoring Well In Honolulu: The water utility said it detected petroleum contamination beyond the military’s Red Hill property.
A new state agency tasked with helping people who deal with childhood trauma and other mental health issues will soon be up and running. Earlier this month, Gov. David Ige signed Senate Bill 2482 into law, creating the state Office of Wellness and Resiliency – the first in the nation.
The state Department of Health says it will reject the Navy’s plan to defuel the Red Hill underground fuel storage tanks, citing a lack of details.
Red Hill Investigations: The Navy Failed To Prevent And Respond To Fuel Contamination. The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said Oahu residents were right to believe Red Hill was unsafe.
Kauai Residents Unload About Overtourism At DOT Meeting: State transportation officials had a hard time winning over the north shore residents despite proposals for eight projects.
Hawaii renter sues after cameras show landlord using drugs in her unit, rummaging in her refrigerator
submitted 1 year ago by Hawaii from hawaiinewsnow.com
Lawmaker pushes for second ambulance on Moloka'i
submitted 1 year ago by Hawaii from khon2.com
There are new developments in the homicide of a 73-year-old man in Honolulu. One of the men has been released from custody.
VIDEO: Pentagon announces permanent closure of leaking Red Hill fuel tank facility
submitted 1 year ago by Hawaii from staradvertiser.com
Where to find a Hawaii tropical forest in Pittsburgh
Learn About Hawai‘i’s Beloved State Bird and the Guardians Helping to Save Them: Families and ranchers have hosted and cared for nēnē for generations.
submitted 1 year ago by Hawaii from hawaiimagazine.com
Danny Ongais, the fast and versatile Hawaiian whose long career included time in Indy cars, Formula 1, sports cars and drag racing, died on Saturday of congestive heart failure at the age of 79.
submitted 1 year ago by Hawaii from racer.com
The ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi Version of Wordle is Blowing Up: Hulihua, a Wordle clone which uses the Hawaiian language, has already seen thousands of users attempt to guess its daily word challenges.
Celebrate Mahina ‘Ōlelo Hawaiʻi by Helping Honolulu Fix Its Street Signs: The Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts launched its “Word on the Street” campaign to identify street signs that should be updated with proper Hawaiian spelling, in recognition of Hawaiian Language Month.
submitted 1 year ago by Hawaii from honolulumagazine.com
North Shore packed as spectators witness history at Pipeline
Navy Water Contamination Crisis Highlights Flaws In Early Warning System: Water testing was supposed to detect a disaster before it hit people’s faucets. But thousands of military families in Hawaii never got a warning.
submitted 1 year ago by Hawaii from civilbeat.org
From the Saint Louis Brotherhood to the Hawaii ‘Braddahhood,’ Timmy Chang’s island roots run deep
Todd Graham has resigned as head football coach at the University of Hawai'i. Graham was hired in January 2020 and had just completed the second year of a five-year contract.
submitted 1 year ago by Hawaii from hawaiiathletics.com
Report: Solar Panels Might Endanger Hawaii’s Birds. Reducing the attractiveness of solar panels to birds by tilting them upright overnight is among the proposed deterrents.
Carissa’s World: How a Self-Effacing Girl from Kaimukī Surfed Her Way to Olympic Gold. Carissa Moore has become a beacon for a state, a people and a legion of young empowered women, without losing herself in the game.
An investigation is underway after hundreds of vials filled with COVID test samples were delivered to a North Shore home over the weekend.
What it’s like for one Hawaii military family to live with contaminated tap water
The Board of Water Supply raises more questions about Navy’s test results after the Hawaii State Department of Health finds petroleum in second shaft.
Oahu Transit Services (OTS), which runs TheBus and TheHandi-Van, has fallen victim to a cyber attack. Officials are looking into whether passengers’ sensitive information is at risk. The FBI and secret service are now investigating.
Hawaii’s Leadership Calls For Suspension Of Navy’s Red Hill Fuel Facility: The statement by Gov. David Ige and the entire congressional delegation comes amid a water contamination crisis and calls to shut the facility down permanently.
Honolulu’s Vacation Rental Crackdown May Hurt The North Shore Surfing Scene
Calling artists! State opens entries for game bird stamp competition
By working together, pandemic-battered farmers hope to grow state’s agricultural footprint
Diamond Head State Monument to Temporarily Close in October and November: The popular hike and state monument will be temporarily closed for demolition work.
submitted 1 year ago by madazzahatter808 from hawaiimagazine.com
How Cancer Research May Play A Role In Saving Hawaii’s Coral Reefs: A recent global report found that about 14% of the world’s reefs were lost between 2008 and 2019, mainly due to mass bleaching caused by rising sea temperatures.
HPD officer facing criminal probe after near-fatal crash previously accused of civil rights violations
Who Is Killing The Monk Seals On Molokai? At least two of the six endangered seals found dead on Molokai so far this year were killed by humans.
A Maui police detective is breaking the code of silence to expose what he says is corruption and abuse of power in the Maui Police Department. The allegations include the kidnapping of a patrolman for interrogation by other officers.
Rainbow Drive-In celebrates 60 years by giving back to the community
submitted 2 years ago by Hawaii from hawaiinewsnow.com
How the Interstate H-3 Came to Be: It only took 37 years, $1.3 billion in funds and an immense amount of controversy.
submitted 2 years ago by Hawaii from hawaiimagazine.com
Neal Milner: When Aloha Becomes A Cudgel
submitted 2 years ago by Hawaii from civilbeat.org
7 Streets in Waikīkī and What Their Names Mean: From Kealohilani Avenue to Lemon Road, the streets in Waikīkī on Oʻahu have some connection to the history of Hawaiʻi.
A resort in the famed tourist mecca of Waikiki will be the first in Hawaii to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination for all employees and guests.
submitted 2 years ago by Hawaii from khon2.com
Honolulu Prosecutor Argues Against Further Inmate Releases: The prosecutor and corrections officials say the releases aren’t needed to reduce the spread of Covid-19 because inmates now have access to vaccines.
Hawai‘i Book Recommendations: I Can’t Believe It’s Literature (And Local!)
submitted 2 years ago by Hawaii from honolulumagazine.com
Reduced hours, layoffs and furloughs resume in Hawaii tourism as federal safety net disappears
submitted 2 years ago by Hawaii from staradvertiser.com
Hawai‘i Wins First-Ever Game On Campus - University of Hawai'i at Manoa Athletics
submitted 2 years ago by Hawaii from hawaiiathletics.com
Dr. Lorrin Pang, state’s health director for Maui, striking back against lawmakers who called for him to be fired over involvement with group spreading misinformation about COVID-19 and vaccines and statements made to media supporting use of ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19.
Another visitor to Hawaii has been arrested for allegedly using a fake vaccine card to fly to the islands. On the card was one major error that was a red flag for authorities: “Moderna” was misspelled as “Maderna,” court documents allege.
Surfrider Foundation launches project to reduce plastic pollution and protect Hawaiian monk seals: “There are no local boats fishing for hagfish. All of this pollution is coming from elsewhere."
submitted 2 years ago by Hawaii from kitv.com
Honolulu mayor details COVID vaccine passport plan for restaurants, other businesses effective Sept. 13
Lee Cataluna: In Waikiki, The Best Of Times, The Worst Of Times
Sen. Roz Baker (D-West Maui-South Maui) called on Dr. Lorrin Pang, the Maui district health officer for state DOH, to be fired today in response to story that reported his support for use of malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and veterinary dewormer ivermectin as treatments for COVID-19.
Critics question why Ige is asking visitors to stay away, but keeping popular attractions open
Protesters bedevil Lt. Gov. Josh Green at home as anti-vaccine violence and harassment spread nationally
Because of sky-rocketing COVID-19 cases, tourists should stay away from Hawaii and residents should limit travel to essential business at least through the end of October, Gov. David Ige told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Spotlight Hawaii livestream program today.
Go Native: Growing a Native Hawaiian Urban Forest Project
submitted 2 years ago by Hawaii from bigislandpulse.com
Honolulu Officers Will Not Be Tried In Sykap Killing, Judge Rules. UPDATED: Judge William Domingo said it was unreasonable for the prosecution to argue that the officers were not in danger.
University of Hawai‘i’s Football Field History: The Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex will be home turf for the UH Rainbow Warriors’ games in 2021. But this isn’t the first move for the football team in the past 100 years, or the last.
Shirokiya, a venerable retailer in Hawaii and conduit of Japanese culture for over 60 years, appears on the brink of permanent closure.
Hawai'i’s Carissa Moore defeated South Africa’s Bianca Buitendag to win the gold medal in the first-ever women’s surfing event in the Summer Olympics on Tuesday in Tokyo.
Paid To Stand By: How A Botched Rail Contract Multiplied Costs. Rail contractors were paid to ramp up and be ready to perform utility relocation work that didn’t materialize.
Chad Blair: Honolulu Was Already Transformed By Tourism In 1969. National Geographic's profile of Hawaii's capital city 10 years after statehood was a preview of things to come.
The Honolulu City Council is scheduled Tuesday to vote on a resolution to remove the famous Haiku Stars, also known as Stairway to Heaven.
The Case Of 3 Honolulu Cops Charged With Killing Teen Is Ramping Up: Defense attorneys are working to get charges dropped as prosecutors prepare to present evidence against the officers on Tuesday.
How safe is the water in Hawaii you swim in? Water at 55 of 218 Hawaii beaches tested by state DOH in 2020 exceeded federal safety threshold for swimming on at least one day during year, and 14 beaches were potentially unsafe on at least 25% of the days they were tested.
The University of Hawaii announced today that it will not require students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to attend in-person classes on its campuses this fall, as originally anticipated.
The Hawaii Department of Education announced today that every student enrolled in the state’s 257 public schools will receive free breakfast and lunch meals during the entire 2021-22 academic year.
In the wake of two separate videos shared across social media that show two visitors touching endangered Hawaiian monk seals, Gov. David Ige warned tourists that anyone who touches or disturbs the seals “will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.”
Hawaii Restaurants Got $414 Million In Pandemic Aid. Where Did It Go? The $26 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund ran out of money almost immediately after it began accepting applications.
A Louisiana couple has apologized and will pay a fine after a TikTok video shows a woman touching an endangered Hawaiian monk seal at a beach in Hawaii.
Miske Case Rocks Stagehand Union After Executive Board Member’s Guilty Plea: Norman Akau pleaded guilty to taking part in the Miske organization last month. Another union member says coworkers plotted with Miske to kill him after a falling out.
Maunawili Falls Trail, battered by crowds of hikers, to close for 2-year repair project: “There’s 1,000 people a weekend that use this little trail. It’s really buss up. Diapers being left, shishi in their yard, sitting on their wall having a picnic, it gets to be like a mini war zone.”
submitted 2 years ago by madazzahatter808 from hawaiinewsnow.com
These West Oahu Residents Are On A Mission To Clean Up The Island’s Beach Parks: Community members are channeling their frustration with graffiti and vandalism into a kakou kuleana – shared responsibility – to take care of public spaces.
submitted 2 years ago by madazzahatter808 from civilbeat.org
The board chairman of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation abruptly resigned Friday two years before the end of his term. HART said Toby Martyn decided to leave the the rail authority for “personal reasons.”
Growing old can be rewarding in more ways than you’d expect. A new measure is aiming to waive City-related fees for Oahu’s centenarians, people who are 100-year-old or older.
submitted 2 years ago by madazzahatter808 from khon2.com