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Celebrate female-owned businesses for Women’s History Month

In collaboration with the Zonta Club of Kaua‘i, the committee invites everyone to share their favorite women-owned businesses by posting on social media pages and tagging the Zonta Club of Kaua‘i.

Kaua‘i weekly lane closures: March 2-8

Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice.

UH Mānoa releases free Hawaiian language resources to help enhance kūpuna care

These resources were compiled as part of a bigger effort to explore the large repository of digitized Hawaiian language newspapers for Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) perspectives on elderhood. 

Senate committees advance marijuana legalization bill

A third reading in the full Senate for SB 3335 is likely to be scheduled in the coming days, as the bill has a March 7 deadline to cross over to the House for further consideration.

Hawai‘i Department of Health supports CDC updates to COVID-19 guidance

DOH continuously reviews data on respiratory pathogens, including the virus that causes COVID-19.

Miniature horse on Big Island in the running for 2024 Pet of the Year

As of late afternoon Thursday, the Waimea certified pet therapy animal, the first from Hawai‘i to be nominated, had raised $10,013 so far and was No. 1 on the leaderboard. The fundraising competition through Pet Partners ends March 18 and Darby is looking for everyone’s support.

Kaua‘i County Council defers resolution against legalizing recreational marijuana

Kaua‘i County Council Chair Mel Rapozo introduced a resolution on Wednesday urging the state legislature to oppose Senate Bill 3335, a measure that would make recreational cannabis legal in the state effective Jan. 1, 2026. After a lengthy debate, the county council voted in a 3-3 tie, deferring the resolution for reconsideration on March 13.

NFL players judging this year’s Kaua‘i Poke Fest; ticket sales will go to Maui Strong Fund

Nick and Nate Herbig of the Pittsburgh Steelers will return to their home of Kaua‘i to continue giving back to their community.

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UH Mānoa releases free Hawaiian language resources to help enhance kūpuna care
Hawai‘i Department of Health supports CDC updates to COVID-19 guidance
Miniature horse on Big Island in the running for 2024 Pet of the Year
Kaua‘i County Council defers resolution against legalizing recreational marijuana

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Senate committees advance marijuana legalization bill
Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority returns to Europe to promote islands to UK, Germany, Switzerland
Kauaʻi vacation rental occupancy for May down 14% from a year ago
Outrigger Resorts & Hotels to acquire Kauaʻi Beach Resort & Spa
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Hirono joins US Senators in urging renewal of Compacts of Free Association

Hawaiʻi US Sen. Mazie Hirono joined more than two dozen senators, including fellow Hawaiʻi Sen. Brian Schatz, in calling for the renewal of the Compacts of Free Association with the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Republic of Palau.

Girl Scouts send cards, friendship bracelets in support of Maui members following fire

In the months following the devastating fires on Maui, Girl Scouts across the globe showed their support for island members through fundraising campaigns, cards and friendship bracelets. The donations, handwritten letters and pieces of art were distributed among affected troops on Maui.

Rosy Simas Danse returns to Maui to present new dance performance, March 21

The Maui Arts & Cultural Center will present a return to Maui for Rosy Simas Danse and an all-new dance performance entitled "she who lives on the road to war" at the MACC's Castle Theater at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 21.

NOAA proposes national marine sanctuary in Papahānaumokuākea

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is seeking public input on its draft proposal to designate marine portions of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument as a national marine sanctuary.

Camp Discovery opens registration for spring break keiki campers

A nature-based camp hosted at the Will Smith Imua Discovery Garden in Wailuku, brings keiki from kindergarten through third grade together to engage with the environment and forge new friendships, March 18-22.

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Big Island weekly lane closures: March 2-8

Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice.

Hawaii County Weather Forecast for March 02, 2024

High pressure far north of the main Hawaiian Islands will keep breezy trades blowing through the weekend. Trade winds will weaken on Sunday as the high moves...

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for March 02, 2024

Small to moderate swells from around the compass will continue into early next week. A small north-northeast swell will continue today, and a reinforcing...

Volcano Watch: Kīlauea intrusion was a textbook example of dike propagation

Dike intrusion is one of the fundamental processes for magma migration at volcanoes around the world.

NOAA proposes national marine sanctuary in Papahānaumokuākea

Public comment on the sanctuary draft proposal is requested through May 7.