House quashes bill eliminating no-knock warrants

HONOLULU — The state House on Tuesday quashed a bill that would have eliminated no-knock warrants, a centerpiece of police reform legislation proposed in the wake of high-profile killings by police across the nation.

HMC ending mass pods

Hilo Medical Center is winding down its mass vaccination efforts as demand for COVID-19 vaccines begins to wane.

Green: Possible herd immunity in 8 weeks

Lt. Gov. Josh Green says herd immunity against COVID-19 in Hawaii could be reached in about eight weeks, provided the rate of vaccinations continues at its current pace.

Changing of the guard: New PTA commander to oversee lease retention

When Lt. Col. Kevin Cronin takes over as garrison commander of Pohakuloa Training Area in June, his tenure will include overseeing an environmental impact statement and negotiations for the Army to retain its lease of nearly 23,000 acres of state land in the saddle between Maunakea and Mauna Loa.

North Kona Sewer Pump Station project moving forward

The Hawaii County Department of Environmental Management is moving forward with plans to construct a sewer pump station that’ll provide county sewer service to properties north of the Kealakehe Wastewater Treatment Plant in North Kona.

Obituaries: April 27, 2021

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