For months, Hawaii residents have been eagerly awaiting the reopening of the kamaaina economy; with the mandatory 14-day quarantine for interisland travelers scheduled to be lifted on June 16, local businesses are preparing for a boost.
Watching the events on TV involving the killing of the black man, I cannot help but wonder if we, as people, really comprehend what our country is based on. We talk about individual rights but sometimes we get carried away with what it means. I think that sometimes we try to over compensate for what we see as injustice. I write this in response to the My Turn printed in Tuesday’s WHT and demonstration/riots as seen on TV.
Hundreds braved the brutal midday sun this week, holding signs, waving and chanting while drivers sounded their horns almost incessantly.
Victory is all but assured for three Hawaii Island incumbents, despite what seems a renewed interest in politics, with lots of candidates competing for office this election.
HONOLULU — Coronavirus information from Hawaii health officials presents an incomplete story of the pandemic’s impact on racial and ethnic communities in the state, some critics said.
Editor’s note: Each Wednesday, West Hawaii Today is publishing a story about individuals, groups or organizations that have helped make life better for others in our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Public Utilities Commission will conduct an emergency investigation into Young Brothers’ financial condition after the interisland shipper notified the state it needed millions in funding to survive the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Fish Hopper restaurant on Alii Drive has been preparing all weekend for its reopening this morning.
Henry Street from Kuakini Highway to Queen Kaahumanu Highway will be getting a facelift this fall.
HONOLULU — A survey of Hawaii primary health care providers reveals struggles to stay in business following changes to compensation by the state’s largest insurer.
Mayors unenthusiastic about vacation rentals: Hawaii County clears backlog but reopening likely months away
The county Planning Department has finally been able to process almost all the approximately 4,000 short term vacation rental applications it received following last year’s implementation of a mandatory registration system.