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South Korea President Moon Jae-In honors war dead in Hawaii ceremony, pre-travel testing misses many infected, GOP leader Carroll dies at 91, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Service members render honors during a joint repatriation ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Sept. 22, 2021. PC: Tech. Sgt. Rusty Frank Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency South Korea President Moon Jae-In and First Lady Kim Jung-Sook pay respects to the war dead at an Oahu ceremony. The first joint U.S.-South Korea repatriation held in Hawaii saw remains of South Korean soldiers from the 1950-53 Korean War that had been in the possession of the Defense POW/MIA Accounti...
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Hawaii to remove forbidden staircase due to ‘rampant trespassing’

The Haiku Stairs, a nearly 4,000-step trail across Oahu’s Ko’olau mountain range, has drawn tourists despite being prohibited from useHawaii officials have announced plans to spend $1m removing a popular mountain trail known as the Stairway to Heaven, which they say has become the scene of “rampant illegal trespassing” and safety concerns despite the public being banned from using it. Tens of thousands of people have climbed the Haiku Stairs, which span nearly 4,000 steps across Oahu’s Ko’olau m...
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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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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...
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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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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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Vaccination, Recent Negative Test Rules in Place in Honolulu

Proof of vaccination or a negative test is now required to visit most Oahu businesses and state facilities.
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“Safe Access Oahu” starts today – limits restaurants, museums, attractions access to vaccinated or tested visitors

A program designed to reduce COVID-19 infections — “Safe Access Oahu” – starts today, September 13th. It marks a big change in the way visitors will have access to Oahu restaurants, museums and some attractions. Per the website detailing Safe Access Oahu, “customers must show proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result taken within the previous 48 hours in order to enter the establishment. Children under 12 years old are exempt.” This rule applies to restaurants, bars, gyms, mo...
Tags: Travel, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Polynesian Cultural Center, Coronavirus COVID 19, Waikiki Aquarium Bishop Museum


We rounded up the best Hyatt hotels for every category tier and price, whether you book in cash or points

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Tripadvisor One of the world's most popular hotel chains, Hyatt has more than 600 properties in the US. Travelers may use World of Hyatt points across all hotel brands, ranging from budget to luxury. We rounded up some of the best Hyatt hotels in the US, whether you plan to earn or use points. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Regular travelers know that the best way to earn the most hotel incent...
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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...
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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...
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The Top TikTok Influencers of 2021

Since its launch in 2016, the social media platform TikTok has seen explosive growth. The go-to social media platform for short-form videos spanning from fifteen seconds to three minutes has garnered over a billion users and downloaded over 200 million times in the US alone. The appeal of TikTok is that it lets users use the platform to create and share popular videos that include dancing, comedy, education, and more. The popularity of TikTok makes it possible not only to advertise but piggybac...
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Hawaii travel news: Seven Hawaii hotels requiring vaccinations for guests and employees

Pool deck at Alohilani resort Waikiki Beach – Seven Highgate Hawaii hotels will be requiring guests to have COVID-19 vaccinations starting October 15, 2021. Employees must also be vaccinated. There is no testing provision for unvaccinated guests, however, guests who are granted medical or religious exemptions and/or under the age of 12 will be exempt per one of the hotel’s website announcements. The seven hotels are Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel Park Shore Waikiki ...
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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...
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Median Single-Family Home Sale Price on Oahu Surpasses $1M

The median sale price for a single-family home on the island of Oahu in Hawaii has surpassed $1 million.
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Hawaii “junk food” favorites

Every now and then, Aloha Bruce talks about something on the Hawaii Vacation Connection Podcast that sends us here on the blog down a rabbit hole of memories of growing up on Oahu. The Labor Day episode about must-try Hawaii foods for Hawaii vacationers did just that, and now we’re thinking about Hawaii “junk food”. […] The post Hawaii “junk food” favorites appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Oahu, Hawaii food, Aloha Bruce, Spam Musubi, Bento Lunch, Hawaii dim sum, Hawaii junk food


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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NCIS: Hawaii Season 1: Release Date, Cast, And More

(Welcome to ...And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.)"NCIS" is about to say aloha to Hawaii with a new spin-off produced in Oahu. It's the fourth series in the "NCIS" franchise and the first to feature a woman in the lead role. Like "CSI," which is set to return to Vegas this year, "NCIS" has followed a city-hopping model with its spin-offs, shifting from Los Angeles to New Orleans...
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RMF Named a Top Workplace Based on Employee Feedback

Reverse Mortgage Funding, LLC (RMF) based in Bloomfield, N.J. has been named as a Top 2021 Workplace by TopWorkplaces.com’s Long Island division, recognition which is derived solely from employee feedback according to an announcement by the company. “The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage LLC,” The announcement said of the organization’s methodology. “The anonymous survey uniquely meas...
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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...
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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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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...
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Hawaii Officials Release Plan to Reduce Oahu Tourism Impact

Hawaii tourism officials have released a plan to reduce visitors on Oahu, the state’s most frequently visited and populous island.
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Hawaii vacationer busted using fake vaccine card with misspelling of Moderna

Chloe Mrozak, 24, was arrested for allegedly using a fake COVID-19 vaccine card to visit Oahu. One big flag was that the card specified that she had received two doses of the "Maderna" vaccine in Delaware. (She's a resident of Illinois.) — Read the rest
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Oahu vaccine requirement to take effect 9/13/21

On Monday, August 30, 2021, Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi issued an amendment to an Emergency Order that effectively implements a policy requiring proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken with 48 hours for anyone entering “covered premises” businesses and activities. It takes effect on September 13, 2021. It places the responsibility of […] The post Oahu vaccine requirement to take effect 9/13/21 appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
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