Large businesses operating on the Big Island have indefinitely furloughed thousands of employees since the COVID-19 pandemic began, according to records filed with the state Department of Labor.
A Hawaii County Council committee voted in favor of allocating nearly a million dollars in federal funds to a quartet of COVID-19 recovery projects throughout the county.
State restrictions on travel to Hawaii are unlikely to be loosened by Oct. 1, Gov. David Ige said today.
Despite the worldwide upheavals caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, home sales on the Big Island have barely slowed this year.
With restrictions to beach and shoreline parks extending until late this month, Hawaii County police are distributing handouts at parks across the island that explain what visitors can and can’t do.
With two dozen felony inmates at Hawaii Community Correctional Center set to be released over the next few days, Hawaii County prosecutors have concerns about public safety.
The Puna man charged with shooting to death a Mountain View man last week did so at the behest of his sister, the girlfriend of the victim, according to arrest records.
The Department of Health has reported 35 new COVID-19 cases on the Big Island today, and 339 statewide.
An update to the University of Hawaii’s Maunakea Master Plan is expected to be completed by late 2021.