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Thursday, May 5, 2022

Activities

Public Libraries Celebrate Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month 

Readers of all ages are invited to join the state's public libraries in celebrating Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

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Big Island News

Proposed Decrease to Fuel Tax Fails

There will be no relief from high gas prices for residents and visitors of the Big Island after the Hawai‘i County Council during its meeting Wednesday, May 4, rejected a proposed decrease to the county's fuel tax.

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Big Island News

Bills Aim to Offer Women ‘Expanded Opportunity For Upward Mobility’

Two measures that were priorities for the state Senate Women's Legislative Caucus that will help uplift women in the islands were approved by both houses of the state Legislature.

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Big Island News

Hawaiian Electric to Inspect Utility Pole Attachments Around Big Island

Starting this week, crews will be inspecting utility pole attachments at homes and businesses around the Big Island.

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Big Island News

Hele-On to Operate State’s First Hydrogen Bus

Hawaiʻi County now has another tool to continue transitioning public transit to zero emissions by 2035.

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Big Island News

State Lawmakers Approve Minimum Wage Increase, Other Measures to Strengthen Working Families

State legislators on Tuesday, May 3, took a stand for working families in Hawai‘i, passing several key measures including an increase to the state's minimum wage.

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BIG ISLAND WEATHER
Maui

Staycations no more? Maui hotel room rates remain high so residents look elsewhere

As Maui County room rates spike to the highest prices some have seen, some residents are wondering if staycations are a thing of the past.

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Breaking: Maui Fair canceled for third year in a row; 98th Maui Fair to resume in 2023

The 98th Maui Fair will resume in 2023, with organizers foregoing an event this year due to logistics.

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Kauai

Public Libraries Celebrate Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month 

Readers of all ages are invited to join the state's public libraries in celebrating Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

FULL STORY

Bills Aim to Offer Women ‘Expanded Opportunity For Upward Mobility’

Two measures that were priorities for the state Senate Women's Legislative Caucus that will help uplift women in the islands were approved by both houses of the state Legislature.

FULL STORY

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