Above-average rainfall predicted

For the second wet season in a row, Hawaii is in a La Nina weather cycle, and the National Weather Service is forecasting above-average rainfall for the season.

Hawaii finally hits 70% fully vaccinated mark

Months after Gov. David Ige set it as a milestone for lifting COVID-19 restrictions, and weeks after he rescinded that decision, 70% of the state’s population finally has been fully vaccinated against the virus.

Lassner to UH faculty, staff, students: Prepare to be on campus next spring

University of Hawaii President David Lassner on Monday sent a memo to all UH faculty and staff, telling department chairs and faculty to “carefully review your spring 2022 schedules and make adjustments to the mode of instruction to provide our students across the UH system with the on-campus educational experience they need and expect.”

Police searching for missing man, 67

Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 67-year-old Christopher A. Polifka of Kona, who was reported missing by his family on Sunday.