Supreme Court hears arguments in Honua Ola’s appeal of PUC ruling

The state Supreme Court on Thursday heard arguments in Honua Ola Bioenergy’s appeal requesting the high court order the Public Utilities Commission to vacate its July 9, 2020, decision that nullified an amended power-purchase agreement the Pepeekeo power plant had with Hawaiian Electric Co.

Vaccine passport plan set

Interisland travelers who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will be allowed to bypass quarantine or testing requirements starting May 11, provided they were inoculated in Hawaii.

Vaccine passport program could be announced today

Gov. David Ige hinted that an official announcement would be made today concerning when interisland travelers with proof of vaccination against COVID-19 will be allowed to bypass testing and quarantine restrictions.

Oral arguments this week in Honua Ola case

The state Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Thursday in Honua Ola Bioenergy’s appeal requesting the high court order the Public Utilities Commission to vacate its July 9, 2020, decision that nullified an amended power-purchase agreement the Pepeekeo power plant had with Hawaiian Electric Co.