DOE announces teacher furlough schedule

HONOLULU — The state Department of Education plans to furlough public school teachers as part of Gov. David Ige’s effort to cut spending to cope with a pandemic-induced plunge in state tax revenue.

Live skunk captured on Maui

A live skunk was captured Tuesday morning at a maritime container yard at Pier 1 in Kahului on Maui, the state Department of Agriculture reports.

US vaccinations ramp up as 2nd COVID-19 shot nears

WASHINGTON — Hundreds more hospitals around the country began dispensing COVID-19 shots to their workers in a rapid expansion of the U.S. vaccination drive Tuesday, while a second vaccine moved to the cusp of government authorization.

Obituaries: December 15, 2020

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