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Hayashi tapped as interim schools chief, DeCoite heading to Senate, only 56% of Hawaii residents vaccinated, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Keith Hayashi Trailblazing principal Keith Hayashi is selected to lead Hawaii’s public schools. Keith Hayashi, the pace-setting principal of Waipahu High School who is credited with raising public education to new heights, will take the reins as interim superintendent of public schools Aug. 1. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Hawaii News Now. KITV4. A Potential Shakeup At OHA Is Clouding The Agency’s Budget. The Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees is struggling to approve a new b...
Tags: Travel, Senate, Hawaii, City Council, Department Of Transportation, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Hart, West Hawaii, Oahu, Kailua Kona, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now, KPD


Lt. Gov. Green seeks to ease Hawaii entry for U.S. travelers, mayors split on hotel tax, new law requires mediation before eviction, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hotels line Waikiki beachfront ©2021 All Hawaii NewsLt. Gov.: More Travel From U.S. Mainland May Open Soon. Hawaii within two weeks could lift its 10-day quarantine requirement for all travelers from the U.S. continent who show proof of vaccination, the state’s COVID-19 liaison said Wednesday. Civil Beat.Hawaii mayors split on whether Ige should sign bill for counties to levy additional hotel tax. Leaders of Hawaii’s four counties appear split on whether Gov. David Ige should sign a meas...
Tags: Travel, United States, Ireland, Hawaii, Tsa, Waikiki, Kauai, Maui, Eis, Honolulu, Hawaii County, Oahu, Kona, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now, Honolulu Police Department


Aloha Plate Food Truck races along on Food Network

Hawaii Vacation Connection Podcast listeners will have noticed by now that Aloha Bruce has been flying solo of late, as co-host Lanai Tabura has been bouncing around between Hawaii and the mainland for a variety of local and national television productions with Aloha Plate Food Truck. He is a busy man (and Emmy Award winner) […] The post Aloha Plate Food Truck races along on Food Network appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
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F-22 fighters respond to Russian Navy activity near Hawaii, Honolulu police officers charged in killing 16-year-old, travel surges with loosened COVID requirements, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

F-22 Raptors U.S. Air Force photo by TSgt Ben Bloker Russian Navy west of Hawaii prompted F-22 fighter launch from Hickam, report says. The Russian Navy is edging closer to Hawaii with a big exercise 300 to 500 miles west of the Aloha State — prompting the Air Force to scramble three missile-armed F-22 fighters on Sunday. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat.  Hawaii News Now. French Warplanes To Train With US Military In Hawaii As Allies Solidify Ties. France’s new commander in the Pacific toure...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Hbo, China, US, Hawaii, Commission, Air Force, Council, Pacific, Maui, Dpp, Honolulu, West Hawaii, Oahu, Kailua Kona


Hawaii travel deals: June 16, 2021

– Hawaiian Airlines has a flash sale on just for today, June 16, only. Flights between islands are on sale for $45 one-way. Part of the small print says that the flights must be non-stop from Honolulu to Hilo, Kona, Lihue, or Kahului or from Kona to Kahului. Though the deal must be booked by June 16, valid travel dates are from September 15 through November 3. Flights are on sale between Los Angeles and Honolulu for $81 one-way. The same travel dates as above apply with a further stipulation t...
Tags: Travel, Los Angeles, Hawaii, Hawaiian Airlines, Maui, Honolulu, Kona, Kahului, Flight Deals & Airline News, Costco Travel, Maui Deals, Ka anapali Beach Hotel, Coronavirus COVID 19, Hilo Kona Lihue


Land transferred to Native Hawaiians, Delta coronavirus variant detected, Hanabusa rail contract may be illegal, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland Interior secretary lauds land transfer to Department of Hawaiian Home Lands. The federal government is transferring 80 acres on Oahu, with the potential to provide homesteads for 200 to 400 Native Hawaiian families, to the state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, Biden administration executives announced Monday. Star-Advertiser. Maui Now. Hawaii News Now. Panel To Examine Audit Of Agribusiness Development Corp. The appointed House committee members wil...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, House, Delta, Biden, Ada, Faa, Department Of Transportation, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Hawai, Honolulu, Interior, Oahu


Pre-travel testing no longer necessary for Hawaii inter-island travel + more restrictions easing

We are moving towards less restrictions to travel within and to Hawaii. Here are the latest developments: Inter-island travel restrictions dropped Today, June 15, 2021, marks a real change from the new normal back to the old normal for flying from island to island in Hawaii. Hurrah! Previously, inter-island travelers had to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test or quarantine for 10 days when flying from Hawaiian island to island. Starting today, that will no longer be necessary. The only ...
Tags: Travel, United States, Hawaii, Pacific, Travelers, Inter, Gov Ige, Coronavirus COVID 19, Hawaii Hurrah Previously


Hawaii loses convention business, man dies in Big Island police shooting, bankruptcies drop, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii Convention Center ©2021 All Hawaii NewsConventions pull out of Hawaii due to COVID restrictions. The Hawai‘i Convention Center had been on track to have its best year ever in 2020, and then COVID hit, instantly decimating the market. Star-Advertiser.Hawaii Museums Struggle With Low Ticket Sales, Social Distancing Requirements. According to Lisa Solomine, president of the Hawaii Museums Association, the museums doing best right now are those that have concentrated on grants, activa...
Tags: Travel, New York, America, Hawaii, Basel, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Hawaii County, West Hawaii, Oahu, East Maui, U S Justice Department, Hawaiian Islands


Ige to select appellate court nominee, graduation party, church services raise COVID-19 cases, lumber at a premium, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

House construction in Hawaii ©2021 All Hawaii NewsA slowdown in production compounded by high demand continues to raise building material prices through the roof in Hawaii. The Hawaii Lumber Products Association says prices are up 400% when compared to the same time in 2020. KHON2.Ige To Select Nominee For Intermediate Court of Appeals. A prominent Maui attorney and the head of the Hawaii State Ethics Commission are among the names of six nominees looking to fill a vacancy on the state’s...
Tags: Travel, Lyft, Uber, Cdc, Hawaii, House, Hud, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Southwest, Department Of Health, Honolulu, West Hawaii, Oahu


Oahu reopening moves to Tier 4

In another major step toward Hawaii’s full reopening, Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi announced today, Friday, June 11, 2021, that the Island of Oahu has now moved into “Tier Four”.  The changes take effect immediately. Among the changes is allowing outdoor groups of up to 25 people and nightclubs to open at 50% capacity. The mayor’s […] The post Oahu reopening moves to Tier 4 appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Honolulu, Oahu, Rick Blangiardi, Hawaii travel restrictions, Hawaii COVID-19


Grand jury declines to indict police in 16-year-old's shooting death, teachers ratify contract, hot housing market squeezing out renters, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii mai tai on the rocks ©2021 All Hawaii NewsSurvey says Hawaii residents among the least likely to switch to alcohol-free drinks. 3,000 drinkers were surveyed across the country and it revealed that just 58% of people in Hawai'i would be willing to switch to a non-alcoholic drink -- for at least a month. KITV4.Gov. David Ige continues to restrict the release of public records, citing the ongoing pandemic. The state’s public records law continues to be partially suspended under Gov. ...
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Action! Hawaii film and television production thrives

 Hawaii’s film and television industry hummed along quietly during the worst of the pandemic. The pandemic slowed productions, but it did not stop them altogether. Funded by big “Hollywood money”, productions were able to maintain rigorous testing and distancing practices. The cameras kept rolling. No one seemed to notice because most of us were self-isolating […] The post Action! Hawaii film and television production thrives appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
Tags: Travel, Hollywood, Hawaii, Hawaii 5-0, Hawaii Film, Hawaii filming locations, Hawaii television


Recreational fishing licenses among bills signed to protect Hawaii's ocean, $9 for a loaf of bread highlights food supply chain upheaval, lawsuit filed over jail COVID conditions, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

A wrasse swims over coral off Hawaii Island ©2021 All Hawaii NewsGov. David Ige signs 9 bills to commemorate World Oceans Day. To commemorate World Oceans Day on Tuesday, Gov. David Ige signed into law nine bills meant to preserve Hawaii’s marine resources which included those establishing fees targeted at visitors, recreational fishing licenses and additional protections for sharks. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Hawaii Public Radio. Tribune-Herald. Big Island Video News. Big Island Now. ...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Medicare, Environmental Protection Agency, Chinatown, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Hawaii County, Lawrence, West Hawaii, Oahu, Maui County Council, Hawaiian Islands, Hilo


Best Places to Take Your Pet For Holiday

  Bringing your pet on your vacation can make it much better. Of course, sometimes it can be more complicated as you have to choose proper animal-friendly places, bring the best dog food that will last through the trip, or select particular kinds of activities that you can do together. Nevertheless, it is worth it, as you don't have to leave your four-legged friends with other people, pay for animal hotels, or worry about your pet's well-being. Still, if you plan to bring your pet for a trip, y...
Tags: Travel, Dog, Family, Florida, Usa, Holidays, Washington, Hotels, White House, Pets, Best, Pennsylvania, Hawaii, Washington Dc, Tennessee, Places


Hawaii travel news: Oahu vacation sweepstakes, coupon books on sale & more

– Outrigger Resort is hosting a fantastic Oahu vacation sweepstakes with an emphasis on caring for coral reefs. Here’s what Outrigger shared about this sweepstakes, “Discover how you can help protect our coral reefs through our Outrigger’s ZONE coral conservation program and enter to win a stay in the newly transformed Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort, a contemporary beachfront retreat rooted in Hawaiian culture. Winner will receive: 5-night stay in the luxurious 2-Bedroom Grand Navigator...
Tags: Travel, Canada, Hawaii, Hawaiian Airlines, Oahu, Hawaiian, Hawaii Tourism Authority, Oahu Deals, Giveaways & Sweepstakes, Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort, Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, Outrigger, SAVENOW, Rental Car Advice, Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort Airfare, Kani Ka Pila Grille Outrigger


Curator Hotel & Resort Collection Adds First Member Hotels in Hawaii

Curator Hotel & Resort Collection is thrilled to welcome its first-ever Hawaii member hotels hailing from the prestigious Springboard Hospitality collection, one of Curator’s founding members. The four new member hotels span three destinations (Honolulu, Kapa’a, and Lihue) on two islands (Kauai and Oahu), providing personalized and authentic local experiences. These independent hotels offer ideal destinations as travelers seek to book long-awaited island getaways.
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Lihue, Kauai, Oahu, Honolulu Kapa'a


Ige ties Hawaii reopening to vaccination rates, extends eviction moratorium; convicted murderer works in Child Welfare Services; new Honolulu radio system shuts out the public, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii Gov. David Ige Gov. Ige to further ease COVID-19 restrictions once Hawaii is 60% vaccinated. Gov. David Ige announced today that the state will ease restrictions on social gatherings and restaurants once 60% of Hawaii residents are fully vaccinated, adding to the growing list of incentives for people to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Star-Advertiser. Tribune-Herald. Big Island Video News. Big Island Now. Garden Island. Maui Now. Hawaii News Now. KHON2. Gov. David Ige extends ban on evic...
Tags: Travel, Virginia, Massachusetts, Los Angeles, Fbi, Hawaii, Island, Hawaii Island, Maui, Honolulu, West Hawaii, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now, Maui News, Garden Island


Some flight attendants say they're looking forward to travel bouncing back from pandemic lows, even as passenger violence surges

Some flight attendants are looking forward to US travel rebounding during summer 2021. AP Photo/Paul Sancya Five flight attendants told Insider they are looking forward to travel rebounding this summer. Workers miss the ability to explore cities during layovers and hanging out with crew members. Some added they feel a better sense of job security compared to the height of the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sarah, a Georgia-based flight attendant for a major US c...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Summer Travel, Air Travel, Cdc, La, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Georgia, Workers, Chicago, Hawaii, New Jersey


Hawaii offers vaccination incentives, Waikiki crime surge worries tourism industry, Native Hawaiians get Discovery Harbour house lots, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii grocery store ©2021 All Hawaii News Hawaii employers eye vaccination mandates. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which enforces workplace discrimination laws, in December said employers can require vaccination against the virus, which has infected 36,535 in Hawaii and resulted in 502 deaths. Star-Advertiser.No Vaccine, No Tests Required For Travel Within Hawaii Starting June 15. Starting June 15, travelers from the mainland who received at least one vaccine dose in Hawai...
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24 of the best summer travel reads, from Anthony Bourdain's posthumous guide to a coffee table book of the Amalfi Coast

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider To satisfy wanderlust, we rounded up 24 of the best travel books. Books on the list include coffee table books, fiction, nonfiction, cookbooks, and coloring books. Want more books? Check out our lists of the and romance novels. Whether you're planning a trip or fulfill your wanderlust from the comforts of your living room, look no further. We rounded up the best trav...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Amazon, Books, London, Sweden, Education, Yosemite, Cheryl Strayed, Bali, Australia, California, Mexico, Oregon, China, India


All Hawaii inter-island COVID travel restrictions to be lifted June 15, 2021. More restrictions to be eased as vaccination rate increases

Image supplied by office of Governor Ige Hawaii’s Governor Ige held a press conference on June 4, 2021 to make several announcements regarding easing travel restrictions to and within the state. Ige said, “The easing of travel restrictions is a direct result of our robust vaccination rate, and a community that sacrificed and did what it had to do over the past year and a half to stop the spread of COVID-19. We need to push hard now so we can get to the point where Safe Travels is no longer ne...
Tags: Travel, United States, Hawaii, Pacific, Ige, Coronavirus COVID 19, Ige Hawaii


Hawaii travel restrictions set to end

Hawaii Governor David Ige held a press conference today at which he announced significant lifting of Hawaii’s travel restrictions, and a clear plan for eliminating them altogether. Hawaii’s vaccination rate is among the highest in the nation, and today’s press conference also announced vaccination incentive partnerships to get Hawaii to the goal of 70% full […] The post Hawaii travel restrictions set to end appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, David Ige, Hawaii travel, Hawaii travel restrictions, Hawaii COVID-19


Ige ponders tourism balance, easing coronavirus restrictions, some ZIP codes reach herd immunity, while others have low vaccination rates, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaiians kayaking on Hawaii Island ©2021 All Hawaii NewsHouse Finance Chair: Fewer Tourists Is ‘What People Want’. But the tourism industry opposes a bill on Gov. David Ige’s desk that aims to reduce tourism through higher taxes and fees on visitors. Civil Beat.Governor expected to loosen coronavirus restrictions as Hawaii nears 60% fully vaccinated. According to the Department of Health (DOH), 52% of Hawaii residents are fully vaccinated while 59% of residents have received at least on...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Hawaii Island, Waikiki, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Johnson Johnson, Oahu, Maui Maui, Roth, Hawaii Department of Health, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now, Garden Island, Hilo


Aloha Friday Photo: Finding Hanalei

Mahalo to Adie Klein from Australia for sharing this lovely shot of Hanalei Bay with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Here’s what Adie says about this discovering this Kauai location: “First time in Hawaii from Australia, my family and I found Hanalei Bay in Kauai a amazing place to swim, surf, or just to absorb the beautiful natural surroundings.” We agree with Adie. Hanalei is special, indeed! Happy Aloha Friday! The post Aloha Friday Photo: Finding Hanalei appeared first on Go Visit Hawaii.
Tags: Travel, Australia, Hawaii, Kauai, Hanalei Bay, Aloha, Hanalei, Mahalo, Adie, Aloha Friday Photo, Adie Klein, Adie Hanalei


Hawaii travel news: Maui drops 2nd COVID tests upon arrival, Manoa Falls Trail to reopen

– Maui County announced their plans to end their post-arrival, rapid, COVID tests for trans-Pacific travelers at Kahului Airport per the Maui News. These tests will no longer be conducted starting Friday, June 4, 2021. This rapid, antigen testing program started May 4, 2021. Through Monday, 92,963 tests had been conducted and of those tests, only five ended up yielding a positive PCR test. – Please note that at this point in time trans-Pacific travelers, whether vaccinated or not, are required ...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Pacific, Maui, Oahu, Maui County, Kahului Airport, Manoa Falls Trail, Coronavirus COVID 19


Teachers to vote on contract, police commission nominee says no racism in Hawaii, two counties pass annual budgets, studying the sea, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Whale frolics off Hawaii Coast ©2021 All Hawaii NewsNOAA Awards UH $210 Million To Host Institute for Marine & Atmospheric Research. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration selected the University of Hawai‘i to host a new Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, with the federal agency providing up to $210 million in funding over five years. Maui Now.Hawaii Teacher Salaries Won’t Change If New Contract Is Approved. The Hawaii State Teachers Association has r...
Tags: Travel, US, Hawaii, City Council, Council, Los Angeles Times, Hawaii Island, Maui, Department Of Health, Alexander, Caltech, Honolulu, Hawaii County, West Hawaii, Oahu, Kamehameha Schools


Hawaii tourism survey headline misleads visitors

The University of Hawaii Public Policy Center (UHPPC) has just released the results of a survey conducted by Anthology Research. A recent Honolulu Star-Advertiser headline construed the results of the survey of 700 residents to indicate that a majority of “Hawaii residents support limits on tourism”. Sure, 52% is a majority. But the margin of […] The post appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Hanauma Bay, Hawaii tourism, Haena State Park, Hawaii tourism survey, University of Hawaii Public Policy Center UHPPC, Anthology Research A


Hawaii residents want tourism limits, former Honolulu police chief begins prison, COVID-19 outbreak at Hilo jail, Manoa Falls trail to reopen, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Tourists, pre-COVID in Honolulu ©2021 All Hawaii News   Hawaii residents support limits on tourism, a survey finds. As island tourism continues to rebound heading into summer, a new survey of residents finds support for better regulation of tourism, including more government controls that could lead to limiting numbers at popular destinations across the state and charging higher user fees to offset tourists’ impact across the islands. Star-Advertiser. Tribune-Herald. Vacation Rental...
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Wary travelers are shifting back to travel agents for post-pandemic adventures

Since the advent of the Internet, travelers have been sidestepping travel agents and doing their own trip bookings for the sake of convenience and lower cost. But in this time of pandemic, an interesting shift has taken place. “People who had booked their trip with online agencies like Expedia discovered that there was not a lot of information communicated about COVID and cancellations – and refunds – when the pandemic shut everything down,” says Christi Kennelly, an Arizona-based luxury leisure...
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Tourists return to Hawaii in force, 'Love Island' moves to Hilo, state sees 500th coronavirus death, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Kaneohe sandbar on Memorial Day PC:DLNR Dan Dennison Big crowds, but few problems reported at popular Kaneohe sandbar over holiday. Hawaii officers issue citations for parking and boating safety violations over Memorial Day weekend. State conservation and resources officers issued more than two dozen citations in and around the Heeia Kea Small Boat Harbor parking lot and boat launch for Kaneohe Bay Sandbar over Memorial Day weekend. Star-Advertiser. Hawaii News Now. KHON2. Amid a ‘wave’ o...
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