Nearly 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Hawaii, according to data from the state Department of Health.
All of Hawaii remains under a flash flood watch until at least this evening as heavy rains are predicted for the next several days.
Public schools serving low-income students in Hawaii will receive more than $56.5 million in federal funding for the 2021-22 school year to support teacher professional development, additional educators, new technology and other academic programs, announced U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz earlier this week.
The County Council passed a bill to provide funding for changes to the long-delayed Kalanianaole Avenue improvement project.
Former Hawaii Island Adult Care executive director Marcia “Marcie” Saquing was hired as Bay Clinic’s chief operating officer.
Hawaiian Telcom received a $24 million grant from the Federal Communications Commission to expand high-speed internet coverage throughout rural areas in the state.
The National Weather Service in Honolulu on Thursday issued a number of weather advisories for the Big Island that remain in effect throughout the coming days.
The state Department of Health on Tuesday reported 57 new COVID-19 cases.
In a letter Monday to state Department of Education employees, Superintendent Christina Kishimoto further outlined the department’s furlough plans for the remainder of the school year.
Kamehameha alum Joseph Hooper will be out of Temple’s football lineup for the second consecutive game Saturday when the Owls (1-6) finish the regular season against No. 7 Cincinnati.
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.
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.
The state and county are urging families to avoid traditional trick-or-treating this Halloween to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
A third wrongful death lawsuit has been filed in connection with a COVID-19 outbreak at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home in Hilo that has killed 27 residents.
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).