Almost all stores and restaurants in Prince Kuhio Plaza have reopened since closing during the initial COVID-19 lockdown in March.
Hawaiian Electric has proposed a project to speed adoption of electric buses in public, private and school bus fleets on Oahu, Maui and Hawaii Island. The company is asking the Public Utilities Commission to approve an eBus Make-Ready Infrastructure Pilot Project.
Hawaii’s business community waited quite a while for a trans-Pacific non-quarantine start date, and as we all know that has been pushed back a month — for now. The governor and the mayors were telegraphing this pretty clearly before it was announced, so it’s no surprise and you really can’t blame them. The mainland has unfortunately gone nuts again with infection rates, we’re still not sure how pre-arrival testing in Hawaii would work, and with our limited medical resources, it’s easy to imagine an alarming scenario if COVID-19 took off here at even a fraction of mainland rates. But it is discouraging.
Food inflation has arrived, according to newly released data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And that means slimmer profits for many already-ailing restaurants even as diners pay more for meals.
The Pet Gal, an award-winning professional pet sitting and dog walking company, recently purchased the Waikoloa Pet Sitting And Dog Walking Services.
Put away those Franklins, Grants and Jacksons because Southwest Airlines is no longer accepting cash to buy tickets at airports in the U.S.
MENLO PARK, Calif. — In the late 1960s and early 1970s, young Danes took to the streets like their counterparts across the globe — protesting a political and societal system they believed was unjust, discriminatory and out of step with the times.
A long-standing convenience store recently closed its doors for good in Laupahoehoe.
Several articles in this space have been about features in Governor Ige’s emergency proclamations. We are now on the tenth one and counting, which makes us wonder about the 60-day limit written into the emergency powers statutes (see HRS section 127A-14(d)), but that issue may be sorted out in lawsuits that were recently filed.
Keep your hands to yourself.
BERLIN — Bayer will pay up to $10.9 billion to settle litigation over the weedkiller Roundup, which has faced thousands of lawsuits over claims it causes cancer.
NEW YORK — When the coronavirus roared into New York, chef Anna Klinger wouldn’t let it put a fork in her restaurant.