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Information from Multiple Sources in One Location At an afternoon briefing to legislators, Gov. David Ige and representatives from the Hawai‘i Department of Health and the University of Hawai‘i unveiled a new COVID-19 dashboard for anyone interested in tracking local data associated with the coronavirus pandemic. This dashboard can be accessed at “This is a […]

Issued August 25th, the rule states, in part that face coverings are required in public with few exceptions, noted below… All persons within the County shall wear non-medical grade face coverings, over their nose and mouth, while in public settings. Mayor’s COVID-19 Emergency Rule No. 11 Excerpted from: Mayor’s COVID-19 Emergency Rule No. 11 Safe […]

The Vehicle Registration & Licensing Division announces the re-opening of the Waimea Office beginning, Tuesday,  August 25, 2020, for limited services from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.    Walk ins are welcomed but will be subject to daily limits based on the availability of staffing and the estimated transaction processing time.  Use the online scheduler to […]

If you haven’t registered to vote yet you can do so online @ . Online voter registration allows eligible residents to register to vote or update their residence or mailing address,  or name through a secure website. You must provide a Hawaii Driver License or Hawaii State ID, and your Social Security Number. If […]

Via DLNR: ALL COMMERCIAL OCEAN & TRAIL TOURS AND ALL HAWAI‘I STATE PARKS NOW CLOSED With today’s announcement that community spread of COVID-19 is likely happening in Hawai‘i, the DLNR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) has suspended all commercial operator permits until further notice. The suspension is consistent with Governor Ige’s supplemental emergency […]

The governor says a permit extension means construction does not have to begin until 2021. Gov. David Ige Tuesday called off an emergency proclamation he issued two weeks ago to get construction started on the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea, saying the arrival of storms on the Big Island will postpone construction anyway. Ige […]

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