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Public schools lose enrollment, predators target girl on school-issued laptop, Schatz pushes Ige for COVID-19 plan, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii public school in COVID-19 era PC:Department of Education Hawaii Public Schools Keep Losing Students Amid Coronavirus Concerns. Latest figures show Hawaii’s public school lost 1,023 more students in the first quarter as overall enrollment plunged nearly 3% compared with last year. Civil Beat.Oahu mom says online predators connected with her daughter through school-issued laptop. An Oahu mother has a warning for other parents after she says her 13-year-old was being groomed by a pair...
Tags: Travel, US, San Francisco, Hawaii, Cvs, Lanai, Big Island, North Shore, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Hawaii County, West Hawaii, Oahu, U S Justice Department, Hawaiian Islands


Hanauma Bay reopens to the public!

It’s true! Hanauma Bay, one Hawaii’s most popular visitor destinations, is now reopened to the public today, December 2, after being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic on March 18 of this year. There are new limits on the number of daily visitors in place, as well as other measures to ensure the continued health […] The post Hanauma Bay reopens to the public! appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
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Hawaii travel news: December 2, 2020

* Kauai’s newly implemented rule requiring all travelers to quarantine for 14 days is in effect today. This rule applies to tourists and residents arriving on the island from traveling elsewhere. This new restriction has resulted in many cancellations, closures and job losses. For more information on Kauai-specific travel restrictions, go to Kauai.gov/covid-19. * The recently added restriction requiring travelers who participate in the pre-travel testing program to have their results before the...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Big Island, Kauai, Oahu, Coronavirus COVID 19, Shakas


Honolulu ex-police chief, deputy prosecutor sentenced in corruption scandal, House committee seeks looser travel rules, HPD chief vows to discipline CARES OT abusers, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

File footage of Katherine and Louis Kealoha PC:Hawaii News Now Honolulu’s former law enforcement power couple learned their punishments in federal court Monday: seven years in federal prison for disgraced Police Chief Louis Kealoha and 13 years for his estranged wife, former Deputy Prosecutor Katherine Kealoha. The Kealohas and two Honolulu Police Department officers were convicted in June 2019 following an elaborate but botched effort for the Kealohas to steal the proceeds from a reverse...
Tags: Travel, Supreme Court, Navy, Hawaii, House, Pacific, Public Safety, Hawaii Island, Bay, Kauai, Maui, Reed, Honolulu, Hawaii County, Coast Guard, Katherine


Furloughs, layoffs loom for Hawaii government workers, Kauai reinstates 14-day quarantine, Supreme Court blocks police union attempt to keep discipline records secret, Kealohas to be sentenced today, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Merrie Monarch event pre-COVID ©2020 All Hawaii NewsNext Year's Merrie Monarch Festival Is On But With No Live Audience. Organizers of the Merrie Monarch Festival announced there will be no live audience for the annual hula competition next year. Tickets to the spring event usually go on sale around Dec. 1, but the sales have been canceled. Instead, organizers and sponsors are exploring other options given the ongoing pandemic. Hawaii Public Radio.Merrie Monarch 2021 Will Have No L...
Tags: Travel, Supreme Court, Alaska, Hawaii, Associated Press, Lima, Cabinet, Berger, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Josh Green, Honolulu, Hawaii County, Legislature, Princeville, Katherine


Hawaii travel procedures still up in the air, Honolulu residents brave COVID-19 to go Black Friday shopping, Maui's Iao Valley reopens with new tourist fees, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Gov. David Ige and Hawaii's mayors  Mayors seek travel rule changes amid surging coronavirus cases. The county mayors are proposing travel-related rule changes amid surging COVID-19 cases on the mainland and Hawaii, but so far their requests are just piling up on Gov. David Ige’s desk. Star-Advertiser.Hawaii sees one of its busiest travel days of the pandemic, despite CDC guidance. Despite the CDC warning people to stay home for Thanksgiving, Hawaii saw one its busiest travel days since t...
Tags: Travel, Cdc, Hawaii, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Oahu, Maui Maui, Hawaiian Islands, Caldwell, Hawaii News Now, Manoa, University of Hawaii, Garden Island, West Maui


All 11 US airlines are running Black Friday sales, but the meager discounts are just another sign of an industry in crisis — here's the list

Flying on a Spirit Airlines Airbus A320neo. Thomas Pallini/Business Insider All 11 major US airlines are participating in Black Friday in which flyers can get the jump on deals for 2021 travel. Those not offering discounted flights are offering sale prices or bonuses when purchasing points or miles.  International flight deals are largely missing as travel restrictions continue to hinder where Americans can travel.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Black Friday is here, ...
Tags: Travel, Black Friday, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Boston, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Atlanta, Flying, Alaska, Hawaii, Emirates, Aviation


13% of travelers to Hawaii test positive for COVID-19, Kauai seeks to opt out of Safe Travels program, Honolulu limits Thanksgiving parties to 5 people, unemployment tax expected to triple, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Travelers get screened at Honolulu airport PC:state of HawaiiTravelers testing positive up fourfold in November. Travel-related COVID-19 cases in Hawaii have more than quadrupled since the state began allowing nonessential travel in October, according to new data released by the state Department of Health. State health officials said Tuesday that 13% of travelers to Hawaii tested positive for COVID-19 in November, up from 3% in October, even though the total number of COVID-19 cases in g...
Tags: Travel, US, United States, Hawaii, Airbnb, Pacific, Expedia, Vrbo, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, State, Adams, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands


Hawaii travel news: Kauai seeking to opt out of pre-travel testing program. CVS tells Hawaii travelers to seek other testing plans.

North Shore Kauai Kauai seeking to opt out of Hawaii’s pre-travel testing program starting December 1, 2020 Yesterday, Kauai’s Mayor Kawakami requested approval to opt out of the state of Hawaii’s pre-travel testing program starting December 1, 2020. If approved all travelers to Kauai would be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine, regardless of testing. Here’s an except from the County of Kauai’s announcement. On Tuesday, Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami forwarded to Gov. David Ige proposed...
Tags: Travel, San Francisco, Hawaii, Oakland, Cvs, Kauai, Vault, Kawakami, David Ige, Derek S K Kawakami, Coronavirus COVID 19, North Shore Kauai Kauai, Mayor 's Emergency Rule, Mayor Kawakami, Janet Berreman Kaua`i


Alaska Airlines will acquire 13 more Boeing 737 Max planes despite misgivings from skeptical consumers about safety

An Alaska Airlines Airbus A320 acquired in a merger with Virgin America. Angel DiBilio.Shutterstock.com Alaska Airlines is acquiring 13 additional Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft in a deal that will also see the sale of 10 Airbus A320 jets.  The FAA ungrounded the Boeing 737 Max on November 18 following a 20-month evaluation that still has flyers saying they won't fly on it.  Alaska will grow its 737 Max 9 fleet to 45 aircraft with the new order from Air Lease Corporation. Visit Business Insider...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Washington, Air Canada, Planes, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Flying, Alaska, Hawaii, Ubs, Aviation


Alaska Airlines will acquire 13 more Boeing 737 Max planes despite misgivings from skeptical consumers about the safety of the plane

An Alaska Airlines Airbus A320 acquired in a merger with Virgin America. Angel DiBilio.Shutterstock.com Alaska Airlines is acquiring 13 additional Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft in a deal that will also see the sale of 10 Airbus A320 jets.  The FAA ungrounded the Boeing 737 Max on November 18 following a 20-month evaluation that still has flyers saying they won't fly on it.  Alaska will grow its 737 Max 9 fleet to 45 aircraft with the new order from Air Lease Corporation. Visit Business Insider...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Washington, Air Canada, Planes, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Flying, Alaska, Hawaii, Ubs, Aviation


Ige signs 16th proclamation limiting quarantine-free travel to negative coronavirus tests, Honolulu throws out most COVID-19 citations, Kauai records first COVID-19 death, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii hotel beach scene ©2020 All Hawaii News Hawaii’s hotel industry is still struggling despite tourism reopening, and isn’t expected to break even in 2021. A new annual Hawaii hotel forecast prepared by STR for the Hawaii Tourism Authority estimates that by the end of 2021, statewide occupancy will have hit only 46.3%, still short of the 50% to 60% occupancy that the industry needs to break even. Star-Advertiser.=====Concerns raised over state’s new quarantine plan. A new 14-day quara...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, City Council, Pacific, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, West Hawaii, Oahu, House Committee, Maui Maui, Hawaiian Islands, Caldwell, County Council, Maui News


Hawaii vacation news: November 24, 2020

* Today marks the start of the new travel restriction that requires travelers to have their negative test result before the departure time of their final leg of travel to Hawaii as we reported on Friday. The test must be taken within 72 hours of the final leg of departure by a testing partner approved by the state of Hawaii. If a traveler does not have their result prior to the departure of their final flight, the traveler must quarantine for 14 days even if a negative test result is received a...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Seattle, Hawaiian Airlines, Kauai, Flight Deals & Airline News, Coronavirus COVID 19, Los Angeles Las Vegas Portland


Ige wants to reroute CARES money to pay loans as economic recovery falters, audit slams Honolulu Police Department's OT excesses, Kauai seeks tighter travel restrictions, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

  Downtown Honolulu business district ©2020 All Hawaii News ‘Treading Water’: Working From Home Hasn’t Hurt Hawaii’s Office Rental Market — Yet. A wholesale shift to employees working from home amidst the COVID-19 pandemic has softened the office market but there’s been no mass exodus from office space. Civil Beat.Rising COVID-19 cases on the mainland, new travel advisories likely to delay Hawaii’s tourism recovery. The robust holiday season that Hawaii’s visitor industry anticipated i...
Tags: Travel, Hbo, Washington, Hawaii, Kim, Department Of Transportation, Lanai, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Department Of Health, Honolulu, Jacob Smith, Oahu, Pacific Islanders


Southwest just announced 12 new routes to leisure destinations like Hawaii and Mexico as it prepares to fly the Boeing 737 Max again — here's the full list

Southwest Airlines will launch 12 new routes in 2021. Carlos Yudica / Shutterstock.com Southwest Airlines is expanding with 12 new leisure routes across the United States and Mexico.  Savannah, Georgia and Sarasota, Florida are the focus of the expansion, with nine new routes to those cities. Hawaii and Mexico will see three new routes as Americans seek vacations in tropical locales. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Southwest Airlines is continuing a nationwide expansion...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, California, Mexico, Planes, Trends, Chicago, Flying, United States, Hawaii, George Bush, Long Beach, Nashville, John Wayne


Hawaii tightens travel testing requirements, will soon welcome visitors from Canada; Caldwell strives to avoid layoffs and furloughs, activists block Waipio Valley, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii travel sunset ©2020 All Hawaii NewsHawaii-bound travelers with pending coronavirus test results will no longer have the chance to bypass quarantine. Gov. David Ige announced Thursday that trans-Pacific travelers to Hawaii who can’t present evidence of a negative COVID-19 test upon arrival in the islands won’t be able to bypass the 14-day quarantine once their test results are received. Star-Advertiser.Ige tightens pre-traveler testing rules amid concerns about those arriving witho...
Tags: Travel, Navy, Washington, Air Canada, Earth, Canada, Hawaii, Arizona, Capitol Hill, Kim, Pacific, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Kauai


Pre-Travel Test Results Must Be Received Prior to Flight to Hawaii + Canadian Pre-Travel Testing Program with Hawaii Announced

Governor Ige and his team announced some major new changes/additions to Hawaii’s pre-travel testing program. Before we get into the details of those news items, we’d like to say mahalo to Angie Palmer for supplying today’s lovely Aloha Friday Photo. — Last night, November 19th, the governor held a lengthy press conference announcing a couple of important changes/additions to the pre-travel testing program: Travelers must have test results prior to the departure of the final leg of their flight...
Tags: Travel, Air Canada, Canada, United States, Hawaii, Calgary, Westjet, David Ige, Ige, Aloha Friday Photo, Canada Travel, Angie Palmer, Hawaiʻi State Department of Health, Coronavirus COVID 19, Hawaii Canadian Pre Travel Testing Program, Air Canada Here


Hawaii's digital divide identified, Maui police chief admits to hit and run, Supreme Court nominee Todd Eddins heads to full Senate today, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii internet connectivity October 2020 by island Source: DBEDT State plan seeks to expand broadband connectivity across Hawaii. The 45-page Hawai‘i Broadband Strategic Plan 2020 offers what state officials say is a fresh look at ways to boost broadband connectivity at a time when the coronavirus pandemic is showing how important it is for education, health and economic prosperity. Star-Advertiser.Recognizing the need; State addresses ‘digital divide’ in Hawaii Broadband Strategic Plan ...
Tags: Travel, Supreme Court, Senate, Hawaii, Council, Pacific, Committee, Big Island, Kauai, Maui, Kane, Guzman, State, Honolulu, Hawaii County, West Hawaii


How much money you need to make to live comfortably in every state in America

The annual income needed to live comfortably in New York is $95,724. turtix/Shutterstock The cost of living is notoriously high in the US — but it can vary widely by state. Many Americans are reconsidering their living situations amid the coronavirus pandemic. More than 51 million Americans have filed for unemployment as months of lockdowns continue.  GoBankingRates determined the "living wage" necessary to live comfortably in each US state earlier this fall. Some states, like New York, re...
Tags: Travel, Personal Finance, Utah, Florida, New York, Texas, Money, Minnesota, Mississippi, Maryland, Minneapolis, Colorado, California, Housing, Montana, Washington


Hawaii vacation news: November 18, 2020

* On November 16th, the governor issued a new emergency proclamation to clarify the statewide mask mandate. Scroll to  to read the full details of the mask mandate. The crux of it is that face coverings must be worn over the nose and mouth when in public. There are some limited exceptions, so please read Exhibit J to understand the rules. * Hawaii has added 11 new trusted testing partners for the pre-travel testing program. One of the most notable, new partners is Costco/AZOVA, which offers a...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Hawaiian Airlines, Kauai, Alan Wong, Giveaways & Sweepstakes, Culture & History, Kupuna, Coronavirus COVID 19, Costco AZOVA, Honolulu Magazine, Hale Aina


Hawaii schools superintendent says students' COVID-19 vaccine should be voluntary, 100+ legislators head to Maui conference despite pandemic, Hawaii National Guardsman, 52, dies from coronavirus, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii Schools Superintendent Christina KishimotoHawaii DOE Optimistic Students Will Return To Class In January. In a briefing with legislators, school leaders said they were also encouraged by the low rate of teacher vacancies during the pandemic. Civil Beat.Should a COVID-19 vaccine be required for students to attend school? State superintendent says it should be “personal choice." The House Higher and Lower Education Committee held a meeting with the Department of Education (DOE) Tues...
Tags: Travel, Obama, Washington, Barack Obama, Hawaii, DOE, IVP, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Maui, Department Of Health, Honolulu, Oahu, State House, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now


Ige's 15th proclamation clarifies mask mandate, Honolulu Thanksgiving gatherings likely limited to five people, military shoots down Aegis SM-3 missile in test off Hawaii, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Gov. David Ige wearing Aloha mask PC:State of HawaiiFull Text: Gov. David Ige's 15th Proclamation Related to the COVID-19 Emergency. Masks rules clarified, Gov. David Ige imposes new decrees. A wide-ranging emergency proclamation on COVID-19 makes clear that mask-wearing is “mandatory” on every island, and imposes new statewide rules for hotels and other businesses. Star-Advertiser.Gov. Ige Issues New Mask Mandate, But Most Rules Remain The Same. People who don’t wear a mask in most pub...
Tags: Travel, Los Angeles, Hawaii, Pentagon, City Council, Pacific, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Maui, Department Of Health, Honolulu, Oahu, Kamehameha Schools, U S Navy, Aloha, Hawaiian Islands


Hawaii is open, so hit the road!

Hawaii is back open to tourism, with the Hawaii Safe Travels program allowing visitors with a negative COVID-19 test to avoid a mandatory 14-day quarantine. This is great news for Hawaii hotels and businesses that have suffered for months, with many small businesses, restaurants having closed permanently. Now is an ideal time to book a […] The post Hawaii is open, so hit the road! appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
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Hawaii hotels COVID safety plans to be made public

The Hawaii Tourism Authority will begin accepting COVID-19 health and safety plans from Hawaii hotel and resort operators as required by a Proclamation signed by Governor David Ige on Monday, November 16. The requirement, of course, is to ensure the health and safety of Hawaii’s visitors and hotel employees as Hawaii is reopened to tourism […] The post Hawaii hotels COVID safety plans to be made public appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, David Ige, Hawaii Tourism Authority, COVID


About 70-80% face mask compliance in Hawaii, Honolulu Fire chief to justify OT, Pearl Harbor ceremony closed to the public, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Masks are worn at Hawaii farmers market ©2020 All Hawaii News Lt. Governor: Current facemask rules 'too difficult’ to enforce, suggests revisions. With the holidays approaching, Lt. Gov. Josh Green said the current mask mandate is not enough to control a potential winter surge. He adds that mask wearing rates have ranged between 70-80%, but if the state can’t get over 90% consistently, he said there will be a spread of COVID. Hawaii News Now.Health experts warn lawmakers about holiday sur...
Tags: Travel, California, Senate, Usda, Hawaii, Pearl Harbor, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Waikiki, Kauai, Maui, Josh Green, State, Honolulu, Hawaii County, West Hawaii


Legislature won't take up mask mandate in special session, Hawaii's only volcano-powered electric plant resumes operations, Hawaiian Airlines allows frequent flyer miles for COVID-19 tests, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaiian Airlines at HNL ©2020 All Hawaii NewsHawaiianMiles now redeemable for a pre-travel COVID-19 test. Hawaiian Airlines now allows members to redeem HawaiianMiles for a pre-travel COVID test as part of the company's loyalty rewards program. KITV4.Senate Judiciary Committee to convene, but no plans for legislative mask mandate. The state Senate’s Judiciary Committee is scheduled to meet in special session Monday to review two judicial appointments but has no plans to discuss whether ...
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The best romantic hotels in the US for COVID-19 era newlyweds

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Four Seasons Due to the ongoing pandemic, many newlyweds are looking for safe domestic honeymoon options.The ideal honeymoon spot is romantic and secluded, with elevated options for couples to relax, bond, and celebrate.While privacy has always been prized for honeymoon getaways, with COVID-19, it's more important than ever.We rounded up romantic and idyllic hotels around the US at a variety of pri...
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Hawaii ICU beds at 60% capacity, SHOPO sues Kauai to halt disciplined officers' names release, 1-year-old hospitalized with COVID-19, shuttle planned to top of Mauna Kea, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

  Kayakers on the Ala Wai ©2020 All Hawaii NewsAla Wai flood control project tweaks add costs, pump station. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has made dramatic changes to its Ala Wai Flood Risk Management Project, which increase costs and add a four-story pump station to the historic Ala Wai Canal, where controversial walls and berms already are planned. Star-Advertiser.=====DOH releases new data showing current capacity at intensive care units. New data released by the Department of Heal...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Va, Nevada, Donald Trump, Council, Lanai, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Trump, Department Of Health, Josh Green, Honolulu, West Hawaii


Teaching peace in a time of violence

In September 2020, President Trump signed an order calling for a commission on “patriotic education,” in response to what he considered anti-American sentiments seeping into school curricula around the United States. He accused teachers of teaching a “twisted web of lies” by including lessons from the New York Times’ 1619 Project, which examines American history through the lens of the African slave trade. His remarks were denounced by the American Federation of Teachers and the Association of H...
Tags: Books, Featured, Education, Peace, Unesco, United States, Nelson Mandela, Hawaii, New York Times, Paris, Un, American Federation Of Teachers, Social Sciences, Trump, UN General Assembly, Online products


Coral reefs declining, pro surfing returning, Lanai reopening, state restaurant association asks for delay in Honolulu plastics ban, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Cauliflower coral in Hawaii ©2020 All Hawaii News Hawaii’s coral reefs in fair shape but declining, report finds. Coral reefs in both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, including those in Hawaii, were found to be in “fair” shape in the first-ever nationwide condition status report for U.S. coral reefs released Tuesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Star-Advertiser.Traditional Veterans Day events canceled, but some virtual stand-ins planned. There are no big gatherin...
Tags: Travel, Atlantic, Hawaii, House, City Council, Pacific, DOE, Lanai, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Waikiki, Kauai, Maui, Department Of Education, Department Of Health, Tvr



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