Via: The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) would like the public’s input on how the state and counties can reset tourism in Hawaii through destination management, prioritizing community, cultural and environmental needs? Guided by its 2020-2025 Strategic Plan, one of HTA’s newest initiatives is the creation of a Destination Management Action Plan (DMAP) for each county […]

Via; Hawaii Cigar & Ukulele News release In a news release today Hawi town retailer Hawaii Cigar & Ukulele rolled out new hours with counter service only. The news release states that the business is not allowing entry for browsing during their new hours 10-2 ( subject to change) Their online shop at now […]

After a nearby fire closed the Akoni Pule Highway near Sushi Rock for hours this morning new hours were posted to their Facebook page… This is gonna be day by day for awhile Today no lunch (fire recovery) Tonight Tuesday we will be here at 4 for take out orders only by phone with pickups […]

In a post to Facebook, Bob Endresen of the Kohala Mountain Fish Company in North Kohala said today: If anyone is being laid off and needs to work, we have part time and full time jobs available at the fish farm in Kohala. We operate 24/7. No experience necessary. From packaging to feeding, we’ll train. […]

In a brief post to the Sushi Rock Hawi facebook page, announced they will adopt a To-Go only service model beginning Tuesday March 17th. …most likely switching to to go only with prepaid credit cards tomorrow to minimize contact and risk but still giving my staff some hours I’ll keep you posted. Sushi Rock Hawi […]

It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing the temporary closing of the Kohala Coffee Mill as of noon 3/16/2020. We will close for a week and reassess on Monday 3/23/2020. I will update this post at that time. I am taking this step for the safety of my staff, their families and […]

Hawaiian Electric will be closing its walk-in payment centers on Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi Island and Maui County in order to minimize risk related to COVID-19 for customers and employees. The attached news release informs customers of the closures and provides bill payment options. Please note that the company will assess next week whether the payment centers […]

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