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HI rolls out COVID-19 online dashboard

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 tremendous step forward in providing vital information in an easy-to-read and understand format. It immediately […]

todaySeptember 5, 2020 49


Big Island: Masks required in public

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 Practices All persons shall implement the following physical distancing and sanitation requirements to the fullest extent […]

todayAugust 30, 2020 53


Vehicle Registration & Licensing Division re-opens Waimea Office

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 make an appointment.  Face coverings must be worn and customers must adhere to the recommended […]

todayAugust 26, 2020 81


PRIMARY ELECTION Voter registration deadline July 9th, 2020

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 you cannot provide these, you may submit a paper Voter Registration & Permanent Absentee Application by mail, […]

todayJuly 8, 2020 59


DLNR Closes Parks & Tours

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 proclamation, Hawai‘i Dept. of Health (DOH) and Center’s for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. […]

todayMarch 20, 2020 91


Ige Calls Off Mauna Kea Emergency Proclamation

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 said there are “no immediate plans to move heavy equipment” because two Pacific hurricanes headed […]

todayJuly 30, 2019 56


Makeshift ‘university’ established at protesters’ camp

MAUNAKEA — As protesters wait at the base of the Maunakea Access Road each day, a network of volunteers works to ensure their needs are met. At the nearby Pu‘uhonua o Pu‘u Huluhulu across from the access road, attendees can receive food, medical attention — and, as of this week, even education. With an estimated 1,000 protesters visiting the protest site every day, there are people of all walks […]

todayJuly 26, 2019 70


Can The Thirty Meter Telescope Survive Growing Opposition? 15

Gov. David Ige’s cabinet members spent most of Monday in meetings to discuss the future of the project planned for Mauna Kea. via: Civil Beat Opposition to the planned construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea has grown far beyond an intersection along Saddle Road. Lawsuits, protests in other states, local boycotts and opposition from Hawaii and national politicians have all spread since Gov. David Ige last Wednesday […]

todayJuly 23, 2019 55