Action on disaster relief funding resolution postponed again

The Hawaii County Council on Wednesday voted again to postpone action on a resolution that would permit Mayor Harry Kim to enter into an agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for more than $83 million in federal disaster relief funding.

Nursing students to help with fight against COVID

The Hawaii County Council on Wednesday approved a resolution authorizing the county to enter into an agreement with the University of Hawaii, which will allow the county Civil Defense Agency to work with UH-Hilo nursing students in the fight against COVID-19.

Hawaii’s 17 ‘trusted testing partners’

Beginning Thursday, those who do not want to be subject to the state’s 14-day mandatory travelers quarantine must take an approved COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to departure from the final leg of travel (children younger than 5 will not be required to take a test).

Interisland travel quarantine affects Big Island courts

CORRECTION: A previous version of this story reported incorrectly that all trials would be postponed until after Sept. 14. That applies only to Oahu district courts and isn’t applicable to Big Island courtrooms. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.