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The state government's new online Safe Travels application will be mandatory for all travelers to and within Hawaii on Sept. 1.
The City and County of Honolulu’s Department of Transportation Services (DTS) awarded the HOLO Card service manager contract to local firm Ulu HI-Tech. The contract also awarded work to two local subcontractors, HI Tech Hui...
Local restaurants and other businesses are joining forces to offer special discounts on food, goods and services as incentives if Hawaii residents download the app.
In addition to turmoil among the leadership of the state Department of Health, the agency has been criticized for “not doing a good job” of reporting COVID-19 data, and experts said an update to the existing dashboard two weeks ago “misses the point.” This after legislators said the “DOH must provide sufficient data.”
People who have been displaced from their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic will have the opportunity to be placed in companies working in innovative industries under a new $10 million economic stimulus program using federal CARES Act funding.
Up to 5,000 Hawaii residents can take more than 3,000 courses and certifications from top universities and organizations offered by the Coursera learning platform for free.
Renewable EnerGIS
A new online mapping tool will make it easier for land owners, developers, community members, and policymakers to assess the renewable energy potential of various sites.
Rapid ‘Ōhi‘a Death has been found at Limahuli and Waipā on Kauai’s North Side, prompting officials to encourage enhanced bio-sanitation efforts.
"People who live here seem to be much more cognizant of the risks associated with hiking the Haʻikū Stairs than tourists."
By promoting and investing in electric trucks and buses and the charging and fueling infrastructure needed to serve these vehicles, the participating states will support job creation, and help to build a resilient and clean economy.