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Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kaua‘i on receives funding to detect and manage invasive species

Over $7 million of federal funds has been awarded to the state of Hawai‘i for restoration and recovery projects on military training installations located on O‘ahu, Kaua‘i, and Hawai‘i Island.

Brown Water Advisory issued for north-facing shores

Heavy rain has resulted in stormwater runoff entering into coastal waters.

COVID-19 remains global health emergency, but pandemic is at a transition point, World Health Organization says

During WHO’s International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Friday, officials concurred the pandemic continues to constitute a public health emergency of international concern.

Update: Power mostly restored to customers islandwide following severe morning weather

The Department of Water asked residents to conserve water amid the power outages.

Update: National Weather Service advises boats on the water to seek safe harbor amid marine warning

At 2:02 p.m., an area of strong thunderstorms capable of producing waterspouts was located along a line extending from 15nm south of Kalaheo, Kaua‘i to 35 nm southwest of Kalaeloa, O‘ahu, moving northeast at 15 knots. Individual thunderstorms were moving north at 15 knots.

Keiki Caucus has five Hawaiʻi State legislative priorities for 2023

The legislative priorities of the Keiki Caucus for 2023 include creating an Erinʻs Law Task Force.

Video, photos: Hawaiʻi Island summits have snow and spewing lava

Winter storm warnings continue through 6 p.m. Monday for the summits of Maunakea and Mauna Loa on the Big Island.

Flood watch in effect for Kauaʻi and Niʻihau from 6 p.m. Sunday to Monday afternoon

An upper-level low is approaching Hawaiʻi that will increase the threat for heavy rainfall across the state with the heaviest rain expected tonight through Monday.

Kaua'i Election Chevron Forward

Do you want to work for Governor-elect Josh Green?
Democrats sweep Hawaiʻi governorship, US Senate seat and two US House seats
Kawakami re-elected as Mayor of Kaua’i
Live 2022 Election Results: Kauaʻi and Hawaiʻi state races

Hawaii News Chevron Forward

COVID-19 remains global health emergency, but pandemic is at a transition point, World Health Organization says
Keiki Caucus has five Hawaiʻi State legislative priorities for 2023
Video, photos: Hawaiʻi Island summits have snow and spewing lava
Watch: Officials respond to dead sperm whale beached at Lydgate Beach in east Kaua‘i

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$1.7 trillion spending bill has provisions to help Hawaiʻi small businesses, tourism
Visitor satisfaction in Hawaiʻi rivals pre-pandemic levels, state survey finds
Kauaʻi hotels lead state in occupancy for November 2022 at 75.1%
Permit or hunting license needed to enter Big Island’s Narnia
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64th Maui County Regional Science and Engineering Fair set for Feb. 9

Up to 20 blue-ribbon merit winners of the Maui County science and engineering fair will be invited to participate in the 2023 Hawaii State Science and Engineering Fair to be held April 5 and 6 on Oʻahu.

Boaters urged to slow down, steer clear of whales in Hawaiʻi waters

With increased whale activity around the islands, NOAA’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary and state managers remind boaters to be on the lookout for humpback whales and their calves.

Portions of Mākena State Park to be closed intermittently for hazardous tree work

Over the next two weeks, work will take place to remove large fallen trees and hazardous branches from Mākena State Park in South Maui. Due to the large equipment that will be used for this project, the DLNR Division of State Parks will close off sections of the park.

Hawaiʻi conservation officers will increase by 50% with 42 recruits

The new Hawai'i conservation resources enforcement officers will be assigned all across the state.

Update: Cancellation of nightly closure of Piʻilani Highway due to weather

This closure was set to be nightly in both directions between Kaonoulu Street and Piʻikea Avenue from 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, through 5 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1. This work will be rescheduled for a later date. 

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Judge lifts injunction prohibiting aquarium fish permits off Big Island’s west coast

Despite the ruling by a Hawaiʻi judge lifting an injunction, aquarium fishing along the Big Island's western shore is not automatically allowed.

Hawai‘i police seek Kona man wanted in several vehicle theft investigations

The 28-year-old is also wanted for questioning in other criminal investigations.

Pōhakuloa Training Area receives funding to protect and restore native plants and species

Over $7 million of federal funds has been awarded to the state of Hawai‘i for restoration and recovery projects on military training installations located on O‘ahu, Kaua‘i, and Hawai‘i Island.

Parker School in Waimea breaks ground on multi-million dollar learning facility

Parker School broke ground a new 21,000-square-foot multi-use facility last week that will include classroom space, a gym and a robotics lab.

Learn more about Hawai’i County’s Planning Department at Waimea Community Association meeting

Hawai’i County Planning Director Zendo Kern will speak at the upcoming Waimea Community Association on various topics including community development plans and the ever-evolving online application process for building permits, EPIC. The meeting will take place on Feb. 2 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Kern will discuss his department’s vision, priorities and problem solving efforts […]