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Aloha Oe Former Honolulu Mayor Eileen Anderson

Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi regrets to announce that former Honolulu Mayor Eileen R. Anderson passed away on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at the age of 93. Anderson served as mayor of the City and County of Honolulu from 1981 to 1985. She was the first woman to ever hold the office of Mayor in the City and County of Honolulu. “The City and County of Honolulu mourns the loss of former... Read More
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Maui: Most Searched Summer 2022 Destination

Travelers already have summer on the brain. More specifically, travelers have summer in Maui on the brain as the island is the top searched destination for Summer 2022. HomeToGo, a vacation rental marketplace, today released its predictions for shifting travel trends and emerging destinations for US travelers in 2022. The travel company surveyed more than 1,000 US travelers and combed through its extensive database of online search behavior to reveal how... Read More
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Hawaii Landlords Invited to Webinar on Residential Rent Help and Mediation

The Office of Economic Revitalization invites landlords and the community to attend a webinar about the City’s nationally recognized Rental and Utility Relief Program and the advantages of mediation for landlords and renters. “We’re grateful that many landlords have been patient with their renters during these difficult times,” said Amy Asselbaye, executive director of the Office of Economic Revitalization. “This webinar will help landlords understand how to apply on behalf of... Read More
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Hawaii Dept. of Health: All Adults Should Get COVID-19 Booster

The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) is adopting stronger guidelines from U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on COVID-19 booster vaccinations. Effective immediately, all adults age 18 and older who completed their primary mRNA vaccinations of Pfizer or Moderna at least six months ago should receive a single COVID-19 booster dose. Boosters are still recommended for anyone who received Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine more than two months ago.... Read More
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79 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 11/30

In the latest COVID-19 report from the Government of the Aloha State, there are 79 new cases bringing the total cases to date to 87,664. Of those total cases, 5,029 required hospitalization. The total cases reported in the past 14 days was 1,396. Total deaths to date are 1,018. CURRENT TRAVEL INFORMATION To avoid mandatory quarantine, the Vaccination Exception Program is an option for those who have been vaccinated in the... Read More
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Hawaii Visitor Spending Down in October

Visitor arrivals for October 2021 were down 30.8 percent compared to October 2019 According to preliminary visitor statistics released by the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT), total spending by visitors who came to the islands in October 2021 was $1.12 billion.  Prior to the global COVID-19 pandemic and Hawaii’s quarantine requirements for travelers, the State of Hawaii achieved record-level visitor expenditures and arrivals in 2019 and in the... Read More
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Hawaii Dept. of Health Reactivates Immunization Registry

The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) has reactivated the Hawai‘i Immunization Registry. The immunization registry is a statewide information system that stores and tracks patient immunization records for 25 diseases including vaccinations for polio, tetanus, measles, mumps and now COVID-19. “The Hawai’i Immunization Registry provides health care professionals with a patient’s individual immunization history. Providers can see when a patient was vaccinated and what product they received. They can tell when... Read More
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Hanauma Bay Online Reservations Starts December 1

In the continued effort to improve management of the natural and recreational resources at the Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, online credit card payments will be required for non-Hawai‘i resident reservations beginning Dec. 1, 2021. Starting at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1 the online reservation system ( pros.hnl.info ) will require credit card payment in order to confirm reservations for non-residents ages 13 years and older. Reservations can be made up... Read More
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UH Nurses School of Medicine Receives Recognition on World AIDS Day

The nursing staff of the University of Hawai‘i John A. Burns School of Medicine’s Center for AIDS (HICFA) will be recognized with a prestigious Suzanne Richard-Crum Award for 2021 at the annual World AIDS Day ceremony on Wednesday, Dec, 1. The virtual event begins at 6 pm. The HICFA conducts research to evaluate optimal therapies for HIV infection and AIDS-associated complications, increase understanding of the disease, and transfer research findings to... Read More
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71 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 11/29

In the latest COVID-19 report from the Government of the Aloha State, there are 71 new cases bringing the total cases to date to 87,585. Of those total cases, 5,028 required hospitalization. The total cases reported in the past 14 days was XXX1,383. Total deaths to date are 1,018. CURRENT TRAVEL INFORMATION To avoid mandatory quarantine, the Vaccination Exception Program is an option for those who have been vaccinated in the... Read More
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6 Deaths and 77 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 11/25

In the latest COVID-19 report from the Government of the Aloha State, there are 77 new cases bringing the total cases to date to 87,183. Of those total cases, 5,006 required hospitalization. The total cases reported in the past 14 days was 1,407. Total deaths to date are 1,014. CURRENT TRAVEL INFORMATION To avoid mandatory quarantine, the Vaccination Exception Program is an option for those who have been vaccinated in the... Read More
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TheBus route modifications effective Dec. 5

The City and County of Honolulu Department of Transportation Services announces upcoming modifications and updates to select TheBus routes. These changes will be effective on Sunday, December 5, 2021. Route 8 (Makiki-Ala Moana-Waikīkī) Route 8 (Ala Moana-Waikīkī) will be extended to Makiki from Ala Moana to provide new convenient service for the densely populated areas and various businesses located along and around Piʻikoi Street and Pensacola Streets.Westbound to Makiki from Waikīkī... Read More
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Hawaii 2021 Protect Our Water Conference

The State of Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) hosted the 2021 Protect Our Water Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. Once again, the annual training was held virtually where participants could interact with speakers and vendors alike.Over 450 attendees took part in the virtual conference. HDOT employees, contractors, subcontractors, consultants, other MS4 permittees, vendors, and state and federal agencies discussed best management practices concerning construction storm water. Sessions included regulatory updates,... Read More
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Safe O‘ahu Response Plan expanded operations

Mayor Rick Blangiardi is announcing the City and County of Honolulu is improving the Safe O‘ahu Response Plan to allow more flexible operations for businesses, while still requiring Safe Access O‘ahu for higher risk activities only. Starting Dec. 1, 2021, the Safe Access O‘ahu program will only apply to operations and events that serve food and drinks or that have indoor exercise activities. All events, whether indoors or outdoors, must continue... Read More
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Ala Wai Gold Course begins online tee time reservations

Effective Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 6:30 a.m., the new automated tee time reservation system will begin accepting online tee time reservations seven days in advance for Ala Wai Golf Course. This is the third and final phase of the City and County of Honolulu’s Golf Division’s tee time reservation system upgrade which will allow golfers to book a tee time online at any of its six municipal golf courses. Only... Read More