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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...
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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...
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The 16 best beach hotels in the US for ocean views, gorgeous pools, and beachside dining

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. The Diplomat Beach Resort Beachfront hotels are coveted stays with access to sandy shores, gorgeous views, and water sports. We found the best beach hotels in the US, from Hawaii and California to Florida and Maine. Keep in mind that summer is the peak season for many beach areas and hotel prices tend to increase. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Summer is here and the urge to travel is at an all-tim...
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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...
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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...
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Researchers: Kauai's Invasive Parakeet Population Declines

Researchers have documented a decrease in Kauai’s population of rose-ringed parakeets, a invasive species plaguing local farms.
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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. ...
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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...
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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.
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Mark Zuckerberg posted videos of himself shooting arrows at bowling pins and throwing spears at wooden targets

A screenshot from Mark Zuckerberg's video shows the executive shooting an arrow at what appears to be bowling pins. Facebook Zuckerberg said he got a hunting permit to access a trail he wanted to hike. He posted videos of himself throwing a spear in slow motion and shooting arrows at bowling pins. It's unclear where the videos were taken, but the Facebook exec has been spending time in Hawaii. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted vide...
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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...
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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.
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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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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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Terra Moons Caesium, Rubidium, Palladium Eyeshadows Reviews & Swatches

Caesium Terra Moons Caesium Shimmer Eyeshadow ($6.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a dark, golden pewter with subtle, warm undertones and a bright, high-shine metallic finish. It had opaque color coverage with a smooth, very creamy texture–it felt like silk and almost wet with how refined it was. It applied evenly to bare skin and blended out well. There was a bit of creasing present after eight and a half hours of wear.FURTHER READING: ...
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Hawaii outdoor mask mandate lifted, economic outlook rises, University of Hawaii mulls fully open campuses, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

  Photo by engin akyurt on Unsplash Gov. Ige Eliminates Mask Mandate for Outdoors, Allows Ocean Sports Competitions. Gov. David Ige announced Tuesday people will no longer have to wear masks outdoors, effective immediately, as COVID-19 cases decrease and more people get vaccinated. The governor said he would maintain a requirement that people wear masks indoors. The same rules will apply regardless of whether someone is vaccinated. Associated Press. Star-Advertiser. Tribune-Herald. Big...
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Incentives on the way for Hawaii vaccinations, Oahu battles for ag land, opponents renew Thirty Meter Telescope fight, bedbugs, maggots and roaches close establishments, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

  Gov. David Ige gets vaccinated in this Feb. 22, 2021 courtesy photoHawaii poised to join a growing list of states offering incentives for people to get vaccinated. To help Hawaii get there, the state and local businesses are set to offer up prizes in an effort to motivate people to roll up their sleeves. Specific details are still in the works. Hawaii News Now.Maui Mayor Victorino offers sneak peak of Governor Ige’s Tuesday press conference. Maui Mayor Michael Victorino recommends Maui ...
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Cruise ships not set to return to Hawaii soon, Senate bill makes it harder to scrutinize government bids, Kauai loosens gathering rules, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Cruise ship off Hawaii pre-COVID ©2021 All Hawaii News  When will cruises return? Several cruise lines announced their intentions last week to resume vacation cruises this summer to ports in Alaska, Florida or Texas — but it doesn’t appear Hawaii will be on any port of call itineraries anytime soon. Tribune-Herald.University of Hawaii budget cuts to reverberate throughout local economy. An economic impact study released today suggests the $90 million cut in state general funds for UH over...
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Fewer storms predicted this hurricane season, Honolulu cuts down Portlock gate and opens beach access, Kaimuki church tried to cover up COVID-19 outbreak, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Tropical cyclones over the years PC:NOAAFewer storms predicted for Hawaii’s 2021 hurricane season. The Central Pacific Hurricane Center on Wednesday predicted that the region will see two to five tropical cyclones during the hurricane season that starts June 1. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Hawaii Public Radio. Tribune-Herald.  Big Island Now. Hawaii News Now. KITV4. Hawaii poised to change unemployment rules to get more people back to work. Among the changes is requiring the unemployed t...
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Danessa Myricks Muse Colorfix Metallic Review & Swatches

Muse Danessa Myricks Muse Colorfix MetallicDanessa Myricks Muse Colorfix Metallic ($18.00 for 0.34 oz.) is a deep, dirty gold with subtle, warm undertones and a sparkling, metallic finish. The sparkle was was larger, flakier, and often looked like “dirt” when I sheered the product out, so that was more noticeable when I used it as a cheek product. When worn at higher opacity as an eyeshadow, it looked sparkling. As a lip product, it...
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13 US island hotels that offer beautiful beaches and clear waters without flying across the world

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Gates Hotel Key West Travel is resuming, but slipping off to a remote island like Bora Bora might still be a ways off. Fortunately, there are many stunning US islands with great hotels that are welcoming back travelers. These are the best US island hotels for families, travelers seeking luxury, and those on a budget. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky There's nothing quite like slipping away to a s...
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Ige maintains mask mandate despite CDC guidance, Musk plans rocket reentry off Kauai, workers hard to find despite high unemployment, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Gov. David Ige Gov. David Ige keeps Hawaii mask rules unchanged despite change by CDC. As President Joe Biden and federal health officials gave the OK for Americans who have been vaccinated to go maskless in most situations and discard social distancing, Gov. David Ige signaled that the time to loosen such restrictions wasn’t right for Hawaii. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Hawaii Public Radio. Tribune-Herald. Big Island Now. Garden Island. Maui Now. Hawaii News Now. KHON2. Lt. Governor Wa...
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Mark Zuckerberg turns 37 on Friday. Here's a look into the life, career, and controversies surrounding the billionaire Facebook CEO.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. David Ramos/Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg celebrates his 37th birthday on May 14, 2021. Zuckerberg grew up outside of New York City and dropped out of Harvard after founding Facebook. Today, he's worth $114 billion and has grown Facebook into a social networking behemoth. See more stories on Insider's business page. Through success and controversy, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been regarded as one of the most brilliant minds of his gene...
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SpaceX's Starship rocket is set to splash-land into the ocean near Hawaii in its first flight around the Earth, FCC filings show

Starship SN15 and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. SpaceX; Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images The first orbital test of SpaceX's Starship is set to launch from Texas and splash down off the coast of Hawaii. The trip around the Earth is scheduled to take around 90 minutes, FCC filings showed. The Starship rocket will launch on the Super Heavy booster, which will carry it into orbit, SpaceX's filings said. See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX is planning for its first Starship...
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Travel: Hawaii welcomes back tourists, but they still need to pass COVID-19 tests

The welcoming “aloha spirit,” dampened by more than a year of restrained travel between Hawaii and the mainland, is being happily lifted by a combination of positive events and a promising summer. The June-August tourist season can’t come soon enough for a state so dependent on vacationing families, honeymooning newlyweds, seniors enjoying their golden years and everyone in between. Tourists represent nearly a quarter of Hawaii’s economy, and when folks aren’t coming because of a pandemic, you g...
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The 5 Best USA Destinations for Families

The United States is home to some of the best travel destinations for families. From the east coast to the west, you will find plenty of heart-pumping adventures, beautiful scenery, and kid-friendly activities to please all ages. There really is something for everyone! If you’re planning a family getaway in the states this summer, here are the five best travel destinations for families to consider.  1: Orlando, Florida  When planning a family vacation, what better location to cho...
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Investigation reveals Sens. Inouye, Akaka votes undermined Native Hawaiian land program, teachers to get $2,200 bonus, Aloha Stadium to be demolished, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Polynesian Voyaging license plate Gov. David Ige OKs commemorative license plates for the Polynesian Voyaging Society. Special license plates featuring the Hokule‘a will be hitting the road this summer. Star-Advertiser. Maui Now. Hawaii News Now. The U.S. owes Hawaiians millions of dollars worth of land, Congress helped make sure the debt wasn’t paid. In the 1990s, Hawaii’s two elder statesmen — U.S. Sens. Daniel Inouye and Daniel Akaka — were at the forefront of efforts to ensure that th...
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19 of the best Airbnbs in Hawaii on every island for a much-needed tropical vacation

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb With beautiful weather and stunning beaches, a passport-free trip to Hawaii is always appealing. Hawaii can also be expensive, so booking an Airbnb over a hotel may help trim your budget. We found some of the best Airbnbs on each island, whether you seek sun and surf or rainforest hikes. With year-round warm weather, beaches framed by swaying palms, and majestic rainforests and volcanos, Hawaii ...
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Most oppose costly Honolulu rail project in poll, Maui ex-cop pleads guilty in sex-for-perjury case, American Rescue Plan funds on the way, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

  Honolulu rail route as planned, courtesy HART Majority oppose rail project in poll. The largest public works project in Hawaii history is opposed by 53% of registered voters on Oahu, with just 34% expressing support for Honolulu rail. The numbers are similar when voters living on the neighbor islands are factored in — 50% and 35%, respectively. Civil Beat.HART's interim CEO believes parts of Honolulu rail line can open by December. According to HART, since construction started more t...
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Ige cautious about loosening travel rules in light of mainland COVID-19 cases, union education critic wants top superintendent job, most Hawaii residents in poll want vaccine, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Waikiki beach beauties ©2021 All Hawaii NewsGov. David Ige says coronavirus infections are elevated and he won’t change mask and travel rules now. Gov. David Ige said he is concerned that recent COVID cases appear to be stuck at an elevated level and doesn’t expect to ease restrictions to the state’s mask mandate or travel entry requirements soon. Star-Advertiser.Lack of herd immunity on the mainland could extend Safe Travels program.  Getting herd immunity on the mainland was once seen ...
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