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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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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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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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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
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Hawaii Thanksgiving Day Holiday Schedule

City and County of Honolulu offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 25 to observe the Thanksgiving Day holiday. The holiday schedule for the City and County of Honolulu operations is as follows: Emergency medical services, fire, lifeguard, medical examiner, and police services will be available.TheBus will operate on a Sunday schedule. Visit thebus.org for route and schedule information as well as rider guidelines.Refuse will be collected and transfer stations, convenience... Read More
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Hawaii Hotel Revenue Up in October

Hawaii hotels statewide reported substantially higher revenue per available room (RevPAR), average daily rate (ADR), and occupancy in October 2021 compared to October 2020 when the State’s quarantine order for travelers due to the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in dramatic declines for the hotel industry. When compared to October 2019, statewide ADR was higher in October 2021 but RevPAR was lower due to less occupancy. According to the Hawaii Hotel Performance Report... Read More
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Holidays in Haleiwa

The North Shore Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that “Holidays In Haleiwa” is scheduled for the weekend of December 10 and 11 with activities planned for both Friday evening and Saturday beginning with the Anahulu Bridge Holiday Lights & Music Show at 6 p.m. on December 10 and 11. The Northshore Marketplace will also be the sight of Picture Taking With Santa from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Bring... Read More