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Hotel occupancy drops, Blangiardi extends restrictions, grants may pay for Kauai cesspool conversion, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki ©2021 All Hawaii News Statewide hotel occupancy took double-digit dive in August. Statewide occupancy in August was 73.4%, according to a report released Monday by the Hawaii Tourism Authority which was based on data from Tennessee- based STR. The results were 10.7 percentage points below August 2019 when the pre­pandemic occupancy was 84.1%. Star-Advertiser.Lieutenant Governor Wants More Health Care Resources, Not Rationed Care. Hawaiʻi Lt. Gov. Jos...
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United States: EPA Maui Interpretive Statement, We Hardly Knew Ye! - Mintz

EPA's post-Maui statement on the reach of the Federal Clean Water Act has joined other regulations and guidance applying the Clean Water Act from the Obama and Trump Administrations on the ash heap of history.
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TSA, airlines given more time to comply with vaccine requirements, librarians harassed, state employee pension fund sees record return, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

State gives Transportation Security Administration and airlines exemptions to Hawaii’s COVID emergency orders. Gov. David Ige’s order requiring that contractors and visitors at state facilities and property provide proof of their vaccination or testing status prior to entry has already been in effect for a week, but thousands of workers at state airports still aren’t in compliance. Star-Advertiser.Name calling, property damage: Public librarians harassed over vaccine mandate enforcement. Public...
Tags: Travel, Senate, Hawaii, Tsa, Kilauea, Sears, Department Of Transportation, Spectrum, Transportation Security Administration, County, North Shore, Kauai, Maui, Josh Green, Honolulu, Hawaii County


Science and art work together to resurrect extinct flower scents

In Venice, visitors to the 17th International Architecture Exhibition have the opportunity to sample scents from flowers that were rendered extinct by human development.   In an installation called Resurrecting the Sublime, artist Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg, with the help of synthetic biology firm Ginkgo Bioworks and scent researcher Sissel Tolaas, showcase scents from three plants: Hibiscadelphus wilderianus Rock, or Maui hau kuahiwi, which grew in ancient lava fields in Maui, Hawaii and were “d...
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HAT Blog Maui dispatch: Lahaina

Our Hawaiian Airline flight from Honolulu to Kahului was uneventful, which was enough to make me nearly ecstatic. In the nights before the trip, I had fever dreams of getting seated near some violent anti-mask wingnut of the variety that go instantly viral on social media. Please, no, I begged the Cosmos. We boarded without […] The post HAT Blog Maui dispatch: Lahaina appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
Tags: Travel, Maui, Honolulu, Lahaina, Kahului, Hawaiian Airline, Capt Jacks Lahaina, Lahaina Banyan Tree, Lahaina History


‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ Production Designer Embraced Decadence to Build Tammy Faye’s World

Production designer Laura Fox, who transformed the Four Seasons Maui into an uneasy pineapple-bedecked paradise for HBO’s “The White Lotus” faced some similar challenges when creating the world of Tammy Faye Bakker for “The Eyes of Tammy Faye.” Neither director Michael Showalter, nor producer-actress Jessica Chastain, who plays the title character, wanted to make fun […]
Tags: Hbo, Jessica Chastain, News, Maui, Michael Showalter, Tammy Faye, Tammy Faye Bakker, The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Laura Fox


Hawaii to get fleet of MQ-9 Reaper drones, Honolulu Police officers investigated in hit-and-run, lifeguard shortage could close towers, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

MQ-9 Reaper drone (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Dennis J. Henry Jr.) In a first, Air Force flies 2 big MQ-9 Reaper drones from mainland to Hawaii as part of new maritime emphasis. The Air Force flew two big MQ-9 Reaper drones for the first time from the continental United States to Hawaii to demonstrate the unmanned aircraft’s “untapped potential in a maritime environment” and to participate in Exercise ACE Reaper at Marine Corps Base Hawaii — which will eventually have six of the...
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Maui bound! (with reservations)

The HAT blog is headed to the Valley Isle for a working holiday with Honorable Wife Person and two in-laws. It’s been many months in planning (accommodations and transportation secured in late 2020), and in all honesty, it’s a decision that comes with a considerable amount of trepidation, even on the day before the trip. […] The post Maui bound! (with reservations) appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
Tags: Travel, Maui, Valley Isle, COVID-19 Hawaii, Hawaii Safe Travels, Hawaii COVID Vaccination, Hawaii SMART Card


Those over 65 could get less health care in COVID triage plans, Kauai council passes 3% local hotel tax, Ventura tapped as Maui fire chief, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Elders stay active in Hawaii ©2021 All Hawaii NewsHawaii’s Pandemic Crisis Care Plan Raises Legal And Ethical Concerns. Hawaii stood by its decision to use age as a tiebreaker if needed in treatment decisions, according to the latest version of its plan for allocating resources if the pandemic overwhelms the state’s health care system, despite criticism that the plan may discriminate against older patients. Civil Beat. Star-Advertiser. Hawaii Public Radio.Audit Finds That Young Brothers ...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Chinatown, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Ventura, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, Honolulu Police Department, Garden Island, Kakaako, Molokai, Puna, Grand Wailea Resort


Vaccine Cards Required for Some Indoor Businesses on Maui

Proof of vaccination is now required for patrons wanting to sit inside Maui bars and restaurants.
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Lawmakers grill state over low-cost leases of public land, Honolulu mayor approves removal of Stairway to Heaven, Ige holds firm on no fans in stands, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Government owned land in Hawaii, Statewide GIS Program. 2017Lawmakers grill state Land Board over below-market rents for state properties. The director of the state Land Board was asked tough questions Tuesday about whether the department is wasting money by charging below-market rents. Hawaii News Now.Department of Land and Natural Resources officials say audit veered from original scope. Officials with the state Department of Land and Natural Resources were prepared to talk about contr...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, City Council, Jeff Bezos, Hawaiian Airlines, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Hawaii County, Legislature, Princeville, West Hawaii, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now, University of Hawaii


Hawaiian Airlines reveals new in-flight video teaching visitors how to travel respectfully to the islands amid calls for tourists to stay home

Hawaiian Airlines Travel Pogo Inflight Video Hawaiian Airlines Hawaiian Airlines has launched a new inflight video encouraging safe and responsible tourism on the islands. Five airline crewmembers give advice on how to respect the local environment and cultures when visiting. The video is an extension of Hawaiian's Travel Pono program. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Monday, Hawaiian Airlines posted a five-minute video to its YouTube channel to encourage visitors to...
Tags: Trends, Hawaii, Airbus, Hawaiian Airlines, Maui, Hawaii News Now, Maui County, Michael Victorino, Brian Perry, Travel Pono, Hawaiian s Travel Pono, On Monday Hawaiian Airlines


Vaccination passport requirements kick in, state auditor grilled under subpoena, BYU defies gathering laws, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Auditor Les Kondo State auditor Les Kondo and office are subjects of House investigation. For the first time in his five-year tenure, state Auditor Les Kondo was subpoenaed to appear before a special state House Investigative Committee on Monday and testified under oath about separate audits that found two state entities bungled economic opportunities to better manage state lands. Star-Advertiser.Former Hawaii Legislator Joins Board of Education on Interim Basis. Lyla Berg, who owns a lea...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, House, BYU, Steve, Big Island, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, West Hawaii, Oahu, Roth, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now, Board of Ethics, County Council


Public input sought on new Mauna Kea master plan, judge approves prison lawsuit settlement, hospital rationing could lessen care for those over 65, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Tourist view Mauna Kea ©2021 All Hawaii News University of Hawaii welcomes public comments on new Maunakea Master Plan. There is a draft of the new Maunakea Master Plan that the University of Hawaii would like public input on. KHON2. Tribune-Herald. KITV4.TMT project manager makes presentation. While construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea has yet to begin, work on the project continues around the world. Tribune-Herald.A U.S. judge has given preliminary approval to a se...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Fema, Marine Corps, Leo, DOE, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Department Of Education, Honolulu, Hawaii County, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Hart, West Hawaii, Oahu


Health pass rules tighten to include visitors to state facilities, school buses and other basic services break down due to COVID absenteeism, another Honolulu rail cost overrun, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii Capitol PC:Charles FreedmanGov. David Ige says contractors, visitors to state facilities must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test result. Ige’s order says the requirements are necessary to ensure the “safety of the government workforce during this ongoing escalation in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths resulting from the delta variant.” Star-Advertiser. Hawaii Public Radio. Tribune-Herald. Big Island Now. Maui Now. Hawaii News Now. KHON2. KITV4. Hawaii A...
Tags: Travel, Supreme Court, Los Angeles, Hawaii, Aclu, Delta, DMV, Big Island, Kauai, Maui, State, Honolulu, West Hawaii, Oahu, Health Department, Hawaiian Islands


Ige announces vaccine passport, Honolulu morgue 83% over capacity, Hawaiian Airlines resumes American Samoa flights, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

State launches Hawaii SMART Health Card program as businesses prepare to implement new requirements. Fully vaccinated people in Hawaii will soon be able to show digital proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status on mobile phones before entering businesses and other venues that require it. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Hawaii Public Radio. Tribune-Herald. Big Island Now. Maui Now. KHON2. KITV4.Highgate mandates COVID-19 vaccinations at its Waikiki hotels. ‘Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach and High...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Aclu, Hilton, Biden, Chinatown, Hawaiian Airlines, Waikiki, Kauai, Maui, Billy, Honolulu, Hawaii County, Princeville, West Hawaii, Oahu


Tucked Away in Maui’s Jungle, the Haiku Mill Is One of the Most Breathtaking Venues in America!

Timeless with a tropical twist! Couture Events planned an intimate occasion for Claudia and Tony tucked away in the heart of the Maui jungle at the historic Haiku Mill . Stately décor and florals by Bella Bloom Maui in classic shades of cream, white and green were set against overgrown vines and vibrant greenery. The couple exchanged their “I do’s” surrounded by the wildly lush backdrop of Hawaiian flora and fauna and their closest loved ones. Playful details like the bride’s blue sho...
Tags: America, Wedding, Romantic, The Blog, Maui, Tony, Claudia, Dmitri, Real Weddings, Traditional Elegance, Bella Bloom Maui, Sandra Photography


Tax revenue forecast brightens, teachers union files grievances over COVID protocols, Oahu median home price tops $1M, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii dawn ©2021 All Hawaii News New Hawaii climate technology fund to be unveiled. Hawaii-founded Elemental Excelerator plans to unveil a $60 million early-stage venture capital fund today called Earthshot Ventures that will be the first climate technology fund with roots in the state. The fund, which will invest in both hardware and software companies, is being launched to support entrepreneurs tackling climate change. Star-Advertiser.Hawaii panel boosts general fund tax revenue foreca...
Tags: Travel, Alaska, Hawaii, Council, EMS, Kauai, Maui, Department Of Education, Honolulu, Legislature, Oahu, Maui Maui, Hawaiian Islands, Garden Island, Oahu Oahu, Tribune Herald


Visiting Maui this fall? Forget about indoor dining at restaurants, bars unless you're vaccinated.

Beginning Sept. 15, customers in Maui who want to dine indoors must show proof they are fully vaccinated due to the rising surge of COVID-19 cases.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Hospitals given liability immunity to ration health care, Maui to implement health pass at restaurants, coronavirus spreading in schools, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Triage tent constructed Aug. 21, 2021, outside Queen's Hospital West PC:Lt. Gov. Josh Green Hawaii medical facilities given immunity in COVID surge. The strain of surging COVID-19 cases has reached the point where Gov. David Ige has signed an executive order giving health care institutions immunity from liability if they ration care. Star-Advertiser.Interim Schools Superintendent on Rising COVID Cases on Campus. More than 2,100 COVID-19 cases have been reported in Hawai‘i's public schools...
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Hawaii travel news: Maui to require vaccine proof to dine in restaurants

– Per Hawaii News Now, anyone wishing to dine inside a Maui County restaurant must provide proof ofCOVID-19 vaccination starting September 15, 2021. Per HNN, proof of vaccine will not be required for outdoor dining. Note that Maui County consists of the islands of Maui, Lanai and Molokai. More details for this plan are expected to be released today. Maui County is the second Hawaiian island to implement a “vaccine passport” after Oahu announced even stricter requirements last week. – As you may...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Hawaiian Airlines, Maui, Oahu, Hawaii News Now, Molokai, Maui County, Maui Lanai, Flight Deals & Airline News, Coronavirus COVID 19


Officials plead, but take no further action to prevent Labor Day gatherings, COVID counting system falters again, hundreds testify against vaccines, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Why Are Data Glitches Continually Skewing Hawaii’s Covid-19 Numbers? The state’s tracking system is like a complex information highway, moving data from many labs to a central reporting point. But some say there are too many traffic jams. Civil Beat.Governor pleads with residents to avoid Labor Day gatherings, crowds. The governor is pleading with residents to avoid gatherings over the Labor Day weekend, saying Hawaii is facing a “worst-case scenario” because of the COVID surge. KHON2. Coas...
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Hawaii military seeks public comments on noise pollution, two named to Department of Interior, Honolulu council mulls caps on short-term rentals, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

©2021 All Hawaii News The Military Wants Ideas On How To Turn Down The Volume In Hawaii’s Noisy Skies. The Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation is seeking comments from community members through Oct. 3 as part of a noise mitigation initiative for areas experiencing noise levels of 65 decibels or more from nearby military training and operations. Civil Beat.Two Native Hawaiians, Keone Nakoa and Summer Lee Haunani Sylva, appointed to the U.S. Dept. of the Interior. Two Native Hawai...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Lanai, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Department Of Education, State, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands, Honolulu Police Department, Garden Island, Hilo, U S Department of the Interior, Molokai, Honolulu Hale


Hospital beds, oxygen, nurses in short supply, hotels start feeling the hit of governor's stay-away request, state and county workers vaccine mandate stands for now, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Photo by Javier Matheu on Unsplash Medical facilities struggling to find beds and enough staff to care for new COVID-19 patients. The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 jumped to 437 on Tuesday, a nearly 5% increase from the previous day, further straining the resources of Hawaii’s hospitals, which have had to set up overflow tents and bring in nurses and other medical staff from the mainland to help care for the influx of patients. This week, hospitals also have had to begin...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Illinois, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now, Garden Island, Waikoloa, David Ige, Hawaii News, Star Advertiser Hawaii, All Hawaii News, Honolulu City Council


Honolulu mayor requires vaccine passes, governor mulls Labor Day crowd restrictions, hospitals run low on oxygen, morgue overflows, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Waikiki trolley ©2021 All Hawaii NewsCoronavirus-free proof to be required for Oahu establishments. People on Oahu will need to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within the past 48 hours to enter restaurants, bars, indoor gym facilities, entertainment and recreational settings beginning Sept. 13. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Associated Press. Maui Now. Hawaii News Now. KITV4.Daily visitor spending may be up, but economists say overall revenue is still down. Hawaii vis...
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Pandemic rules flouted as COVID cases spike, experts advise but Ige holds fast against lockdown, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Kaiwi party broken up by DLNR PC:DLNRHawaii officials consider stay-at-home order over Labor Day weekend as COVID-19 cases soar. Hawaii had its highest COVID- 19 count ever reported in one day on Sunday, and if the trajectory continues, officials warn that it could lead to a 72-hour stay-at-home order over the Labor Day holiday. Star-Advertiser. KHON2. How close is a lockdown? At least one doctor says it’s time. Medical experts say despite major event cancellations and new gathering limi...
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Native Hawaiians wary of pandemic surge, feds OK CARES money for Honolulu robotic dogs, shift of legislative seats unlikely as Reapportionment Commission beings work, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaiians kayaking ©2021 All Hawaii NewsNative Hawaiian leaders urge the lahui to help stop COVID-19 surge. Dr. Gerard Akaka joined more than 20 Native Hawaiian leaders — kumu hula, educators, health care professionals, public officials and politicians — at a news conference Thursday at the state Capitol to urge their lahui (nation) to help stop the surge of COVID-19 cases by wearing masks, maintaining physical distancing and getting vaccinated. Star-Advertiser. Tribune-Herald. Garden Is...
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Afghanistan, Hawaii, House, Epa, Vietnam, Kilauea, Kamala Harris, Ucla, Lanai, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Department Of Education, Josh Green


The 27 best enemies-to-lovers books to read if you love 'Pride and Prejudice'

Some of the best enemies-to-lovers books include "Pride and Prejudice," "The Hating Game," and "Red, White & Royal Blue." Amazon; Rachel Mendelson/Insider When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Enemies-to-lovers books involve two characters (usually polar opposites) falling in love. We rounded up the best enemies-to-lovers books, from classic period pieces to modern rom-coms. Want more books? Check out the best fantasy series and historical fic...
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Hawaii reaches 76% vaccinated against COVID, Green targeted by anti-Semitic hate group, Maui council passes pesticide bill, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

87.6% of Hawaii state workers fully vaccinated against COVID-19. As of last week, 87.6% of state workers were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and 92.4% had received at least one shot. The vaccination rates are significantly higher than Hawaii’s overall population, in which 76% of adults are fully vaccinated. Star-Advertiser. West Hawaii Today. Big Island Now. Maui Now. KHON2. Lt. Gov. Josh Green target of hate campaign. Hawaii Lt. Gov. Josh Green was the target of an anti-Semitic campaign by...
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Hawaii Leaders Want Official Fired for COVID Drug Remarks

State legislative leaders are calling on Hawaii’s health director and governor to fire the Maui district health officer for promoting the use of drugs to treat COVID-19 that haven’t been approved for this use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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