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Jobless rate falls, health officials to authorize booster shots, Land Board to rule on Thirty Meter Telescope permit, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii grocery store ©2021 All Hawaii NewsHawaii’s jobless rate falls to 6.6%. Hawaii’s labor force has been shrinking even as the unemployment rate has been declining. The drop in the labor force has been mainly caused by people either moving out of state, being discouraged and not looking for jobs, or unwilling to return to the workforce in the midst of the pandemic. Star-Advertiser. KITV4. University of Hawaii regents defer controversial tenure proposal. The University of Hawaii Board...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Healthcare, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Johnson Johnson, Oahu, U S Navy, Kyle Thomas, Hawaii Department of Health, Waimea, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now, Manoa


Coronavirus vaccinations for children, union complaints from teachers, health-care and hotel workers, Honolulu, Kauai advance hotel tax, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

PC:Kristine Wook on Unsplash Elementary age kids in Hawaii weeks away from being eligible for vaccine. Children between the ages of 5 and 11 are just weeks away from being eligible for the Pfizer vaccine. In Hawaii, 119,000 keiki fall into that age group. Hawaii News Now. KHON2.Teachers union files complaint to force Hawaii officials to bargain over COVID-19 safety protocols. The union representing Hawaii’s public school teachers has filed a complaint with the Hawaii Labor Relations Board...
Tags: Travel, Navy, Hawaii, House, City Council, Biden, Council, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Department Of Education, Josh Green, U S Senate, Oahu, U S Navy, Hawaii Department of Health


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Hawaii welcomes all vaccinated domestic travelers back to the state, Oahu tackles general plan, Hawaii council favors hotel tax hike, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Gov. David IgeGov. David Ige ready to welcome fully vaccinated domestic travelers back to Hawaii Nov. 1. Ige's announcement comes nearly two months after he asked travelers to avoid Hawaiʻi because case counts were surging with the spread of the highly transmissible Delta variant. Star-Advertiser. Associated Press. Tribune-Herald. Big Island Video News. Big Island Now. Maui Now.  Hawaii News Now. KHON2. KITV4. Civil Beat.Hawaii sees 80 new coronavirus cases, bringing statewide total to 8...
Tags: Travel, Navy, Research and development, Hawaii, Delta, Pearl Harbor, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Oahu, Mauna Kea, U S Navy, Hawaiian Islands, University of Hawaii, County Council, South Shore


Gov. Ige welcomes back Hawaii visitors November 1

On Tuesday, October 19, 2021, Hawaii Governor David Ige made an announcement welcoming fully vaccinated residents and visitors to resume nonessential travel to and within the Hawaiian Islands beginning November 1. New COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths have decreased significantly in recent weeks, and 70% of eligible residents have now been vaccinated. Back on August […] The post Gov. Ige welcomes back Hawaii visitors November 1 appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands, David Ige, Hawaii tourism, COVID-19 Hawaii, Governor Ige announcement


Hawaii “shoulder season” perks

We’re in the middle of one of Hawaii tourism’s “shoulder seasons”, when demand for travel, accommodations, and tourism-adjacent businesses like restaurants and tour companies dips below peak summer and winter levels. But what does shoulder season really mean? Right now, in the middle of October, daily visitor arrivals are averaging ~20,000. Just this past August, […] The post Hawaii “shoulder season” perks appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
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Hawaii governor says visitors welcome again starting November 1, 2021

As Hawaii COVID-19 cases were headed on their highest surge yet, Governor Ige, asked visitors and residents to reduce travel to and from Hawaii through October. Since then, case counts and hospitalizations have come down significantly. As such, Gov. Ige announced that visitors and residents are welcome to travel to and from the state starting November 1, 2021. Yesterday, at an event on Hawaii Island, Ige stated, “Beginning November 1st, we want to invite and encourage fully-vaccinated visitors ...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Pacific, Big Island, Kauai, Maui, Oahu, Ige, Maui County, Hawaii Island Ige, Coronavirus COVID 19


Search for state schools superintendent stalls, 10-year-old handcuffed, arrested in school tiff, Sunshine Law changes surface, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Acting Superintendent Keith Hayashi PC: DOEHawaii’s Search For A New School Chief Will Take Longer Than Expected. The state Board of Education plans to use local grant money to hire the National Association of State Boards of Education to help facilitate the search. Civil Beat.Sinking test scores show pandemic impact on Hawaii students. Learning across public schools in Hawaii plummeted during the pandemic. New test scores and screenings show huge losses in math and reading. KHON2.OHA Ha...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Board of Education, American Civil Liberties Union, West Hawaii, Kona International Airport, Kailua Kona, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now, County Council, Garden Island, OHA


What channel is the NFL Pro Bowl on today? Time, TV schedule, full rosters & replacements for AFC, NFC teams

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UH enrollment up, 70% of state fully vaccinated, Honolulu Zoo lion dies of COVID, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

University of Hawaii-Hilo pre-COVID ©2021 All Hawaii NewsUniversity of Hawaii bucks trend with first enrollment boost in 10 years. Enrollment at the 10-campus University of Hawaii system increased this fall for the first time in a decade, defying a national trend that was made worse by the coronavirus pandemic. Star-Advertiser. Tribune-Herald. Big Island Now. Maui Now. US Rep. Ed Case Raked In Campaign Cash While Threatening Biden’s Agenda. The Hawaii congressman, a self-described fiscal...
Tags: Travel, US, Hawaii, Fema, City Council, Biden, Kilauea, County, Lanai, Hawaii Island, Waikiki, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Oahu, U S Army


Proposed legislative districts draw fire, state GOP chairwoman resigns, inmates to get $50 to vaccinate, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Odd-shaped districts in proposed Oahu House map PC:Hawaii Reapportionment CommissionNew Hawaii Election Districts Are Drawing Fire. Some lawmakers say they feel targeted by the new plans while the Hawaii Reapportionment Commission also faced accusations of gerrymandering certain districts. Civil Beat.Chair of the Hawaii Republican Party resigns, shifts focus to recruitment. The chair of the Hawaii Republican Party resigned from the position Thursday, but said she would remain active in t...
Tags: Travel, Kaiser Permanente, Gop, Hawaii, Kaiser, City Council, Chinatown, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Oahu, Maui Maui, Hawaiian Islands, Department of Public Safety, Kakaako


Higa pleads guilty to embezzling CARES, AmeriCorps funds, UH resuming on-campus education, Kauai dissolves COVID tier system, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Oct. 8, 2020 FBI raid Na Leo TV ©2021 All Hawaii News Higa pleads guilty in federal court to embezzling, bribery. Former Hawaii County Council Chairman Stacy Higa admitted in federal court Wednesday to embezzling money from two federal programs and using some of it for cosmetic dental surgery and to help fund his 2020 campaign for mayor. Big Island Now. Hawaii Is Losing More Teachers Than Ever Amid Pandemic Fatigue. Hawaii had 25% more public school teachers retire or resign dur...
Tags: Travel, Fbi, Hawaii, Leo, Kilauea, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Department Of Health, State, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now, University of Hawaii, Maui News


Hawaii Supreme Court blocks early inmate release, data shows COVID much more deadly than flu, Hawaii County to consider lodging tax, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Corrections officer at Hawaii jail ©2021 All Hawaii News Hawaii Supreme Court blocks the early release of certain prisoners. The state Supreme Court denied a third request by the office of the Public Defender to release certain classes of prisoners early to help alleviate the crowded conditions that help COVID-19 spread, noting rising inmate vaccination rates and a declining number of infections in Hawaii’s jails and prisons. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Tribune-Herald.Race expanding for ...
Tags: Travel, Supreme Court, US, Hawaii, Council, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Hawaii County, Legislature, Wailuku, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now, County Council


Experts tell House committee time to open Hawaii, UH to require employee vaccinations, mayor denies permit for Mandate Free Maui Unity March, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

  Tourist at Waikiki ©2021 All Hawaii NewsPressure mounts on Gov. David Ige to ease COVID-19 restrictions. But Ige, known for his cautious approach, doesn’t seem ready to announce that Hawaii is fully open for visitors, just yet. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Tribune-Herald. Garden Island. Hawaii News Now. KHON2. Potential extension of Hawaii homeless program being considered by lawmakers. Enacted in 2018, state legislation requires the creation of a minimum of six Ohana Zone program proje...
Tags: Travel, China, Hawaii, House, Hawaii Island, Waikiki, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Oahu, Howard Hughes, Hawaiian Islands, Kaanapali, Hilo, Aloha Stadium, David Ige


Redistricting and politics, Land Board rejects aquarium industry plan, Honolulu marathon slated to return, more news from all the Hawaiian islands

Hawaii tropical fish ©2021 All Hawaii NewsRedrawing Hawaii’s Election Districts: ‘People Are Going To Be Pissed’. Years ago the political lines were redrawn in ways that clobbered Republicans. Today, the question is which Democrats will take the hit. Civil Beat.Hawaii Tourism Authority contract award to top marketing agency prompts scrutiny. The Hawaii Tourism Authority recently awarded a $9.4 million sole-source contract to the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau, even as the marketin...
Tags: Travel, EA, Hawaii, Kilauea, Boeing, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Ntsb, Honolulu, National Transportation Safety Board, U S Geological Survey, West Hawaii, Oahu, Hawaii News Now, Maui News


Navy kept mum about Red Hill fuel tank leaking into Pearl Harbor, illegal tour groups, boat tours fined, condos drive Maui's hot real estate market, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Healthcare leaders 'cautiously optimistic' about COVID conditions, support governor's plan to ease restrictions. Governor David Ige is expected to announce details on the adjustments by the end of this week. KITV4. Star-Advertiser. Tribune-Herald. Big Island Now. KHON2. Task force studies scourge of missing and murdered Native Hawaiian women and girls. The panel, created by the state House earlier this year, aims to gather data and identify the reasons behind the problem. As of now, few figure...
Tags: Travel, Navy, Hawaii, House, City Council, Pearl Harbor, Islands, Lanai, Kauai, Maui, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, Kakaako, Hilo, David Ige, Tribune Herald


Native Hawaiians hard hit by COVID, Health Department denies researchers data, local hotel tax advances on Oahu and Maui, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaiian ohana ©2021 All Hawaii NewsSurge in COVID deaths took heavy toll on Native Hawaiian community. Experts say in the past two weeks, Native Hawaiians have accounted for up to 40% of the state’s COVID deaths. Hawaii News Now.Local researchers say Department of Health officials have refused to collaborate and share COVID-19 data. Local epidemiologists and researchers say the Hawaii Department of Health has continually rebuffed their requests for data throughout the COVID-19 pandemic ...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, House, Bill, Kilauea, Kauai, Maui, Department Of Health, Honolulu, Hart, Oahu, Maui County Council, Hawaii Department of Health, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now, University of Hawaii


Threat level downgraded for Hawaii's Kilauea volcanoThreat level downgraded for Hawaii's Kilauea volcano

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Ige to announce relaxed restrictions this week, Las Vegas captain tapped for Maui police chief, Honolulu council to vet pick for city auditor, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

USS Daniel Inouye guided missile destroyer PC: U.S. NavyNew $1.5 billion-plus Navy destroyer USS Daniel Inouye heading for Hawaii. The Navy’s new “Go for Broke” destroyer named for U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, a World War II hero and one of Hawaii’s most influential statesmen, is sailing to its new home port of Pearl Harbor and a Dec. 8 commissioning at Kilo Pier. Star-Advertiser. Hawaii News Now. Combative auditor hearings cross midpoint, with weeks to go. As the hearings enter their fourth...
Tags: Travel, Navy, Hawaii, Pfizer, Las Vegas, Pearl Harbor, DOE, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, West Hawaii, Oahu, YMCA, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now


Hawaii humpback whales return

A flight instructor on Maui was first to spot the arrival of humpback whales in Hawaii waters, marking the beginning of the 2021-2022 “whale season” in Hawaii at the start of October. It was an early arrival, so to speak, in that whale season is generally regarded as beginning in November and lasting into April. […] The post Hawaii humpback whales return appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Whale Watching, Maui, Humpbacks of Hawaii, Whale Watching Season


Hawaii travel news: October 6, 2021

– The first humpback whale sighting of this new season has been recorded! A flight instructor spotted a humpback whale off the coast of Maui on September 29th. Congrats to our contest winners of Mary S. and Barb, who both guessed September 28th. – The new volcanic eruption at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park continues to wow observers. The lava intrusion into Halema’uma’u Crater has lifted the surface level high enough that the lava activity is now visible from safe viewing spots. See this HVNP p...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Where To Stay, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Maui, Conde Nast Traveler, Maui News, Barb, Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Oahu Deals, Halema, Mary S, Coronavirus COVID 19


Honolulu looks to hotel tax to prop up rail budget, Kilauea threat level lowered, state seeks to hold on to FEMA nurses, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Honolulu rail station PC:HARTHow to shore up rail project’s budget? HART wants visitors to foot some of the bill. Should tourists help fund the rail project? The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation is among those exploring the idea, which would use hotel room tax revenues to help shore up the budget for the embattled project. Hawaii News Now.HART officials have no answers for Oahu rail’s door, wheel, track problems. Rail officials continue to search for a solution for too-thin wh...
Tags: Travel, Navy, California, Hawaii, Fema, Air Force, Kilauea, MMA, Rail, Kauai, Maui, Tourette, Honolulu, Hart, West Hawaii, CIP


Americans are desperate to visit Hawaii – but apparently not enough to get vaccinated

Those travelling to the sun-kissed islands have allegedly faked negative Covid test results or vaccine recordsIf you’re an unvaccinated American headed to Hawaii, and you want to avoid quarantine, you’ll need to provide the state with a negative Covid test. Alternatively, you could attempt to fake out authorities – and get arrested for it. Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, US news, Hawaii, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus


Ige extends pandemic restrictions to Nov. 30, Maui mayor defies Ige's order and allows spectators at sporting events, Kaiser health workers to vote on strike, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Waikiki shoppers @2021 All Hawaii News all rights reservedHawaii’s tourism industry anticipates a gradual return of visitors from Japan. As Japan officials ease COVID restrictions across the nation, Hawaii’s tourism industry can expect a rebound. But industry leaders anticipate the return of Japanese travelers will be a gradual one, and it will be some time before Hawaii’s economy sees the positive impacts. Hawaii News Now.Governor extends mask rules, travel regulations for another 60 da...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Kaiser Permanente, Hawaii, Kaiser, Kilauea, Lanai, Waikiki, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Hawaii County, Oahu, Maui County Council, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now


First humpback whale of the season spotted, crowds expected as Kilauea volcano puts on a show, officials mull biomass for state's only coal-fired plant , more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Humpback whale migration NOAAFirst humpback whale of the season spotted off of Maui. Every winter, humpback whales travel nearly three thousand miles from the cold waters of Alaska to the warm breeding grounds of the Hawaiian Islands. This year, the first reported sighting is officially on the books. KITV4.Hawaii working on plan to invite back visitors. A lack of international visitors to Hawaii combined with a COVID-19 surge and Ige’s plea for travelers to avoid nonessential trips to th...
Tags: Travel, Alaska, Hawaii, House, Pfizer, Kilauea, Committee, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now, University of Hawaii


Aloha Friday Photo: Lava glow colors at Kilauea Caldera

Mahalo to Suzanne Kemp from Logan, Utah for sharing this interesting shot with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Suzanne took this photo a Kilauea volcano in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park  while she was on a round the island tour. The colors in this picture come from the glow of the lava in the caldera. Suzanne’s photo was taken during the previous eruption in March. In May the visible lava activity took a pause until this week, when lava erupted again at the same spot! This photo illustrates why vi...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Kilauea, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Suzanne, Mahalo, Logan Utah, Aloha Friday Photo, Kilauea Caldera, Suzanne Kemp



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