U.S. regulators on Monday expanded the use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to children as young as 12, offering a way to protect the nation’s adolescents before they head back to school in the fall and paving the way for them to return to more normal activities.
Kona Community Hospital expects to begin vaccinating people as young as 12 with Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine as early as Friday.
A new license plate featuring the Hokule‘a voyaging canoe should available for Big Island drivers later this year.
A small, private school in Kona recently took top honors in the National Space Society Space Settlement Contest administered by NASA Ames Research Center.
BOSTON — The recent court ruling striking down a national eviction moratorium has heightened concerns that tenants won’t receive tens of billions of dollars in promised federal aid in time to avoid getting kicked out of their homes.
HONOLULU — Comments on social media about a 16-year-old boy shot and killed by Honolulu police have been so hateful that a Catholic priest, who hails from the same small Pacific island as the teen’s family, hesitates to repeat them.
Home prices are soaring, pushed higher by a combination of record-low mortgage rates, strong demand from buyers and a lingering lack of new construction.
The Big Island is booming and home builders throughout the island are struggling to keep up with the demand.
All state-owned light vehicles must be fully electric by 2035 under a bill that successfully passed through the state Legislature this year.
Gov. David Ige Friday signed the 20th proclamation on COVID-19 to allow inter-county travelers vaccinated in the state of Hawaii to bypass the pre-travel testing and/or quarantine requirement starting May 11. The state’s Safe Travels platform went online Friday, allowing travelers to upload their travel information and vaccination data.
So much for April showers.
We just celebrated Cinco de Mayo and Boys’ (Childrens’) Day a few days ago but don’t let that distract you from the really big day. It is Mother’s Day, and if you forget any of those favorite women in your life, you are in real trouble. Trying to wrack your brains for just the right last-minute gift can be frustrating. Don’t panic — relax and be creative at the same time. If you plan a restaurant brunch or dinner to celebrate, be prepared for crowds and a long wait unless you have made reservations well in advance.