Over the past five fiscal years, the Department of Environmental Services has ordered a total of 73 new side-loader refuse trucks — but has only received 17 of them. No new trucks have been delivered since November 2020.
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The department is responsible for delivering IT services to its employees, as well as Oʻahu residents, businesses and visitors.
The County of Maui will resume its weekly Lahaina recovery update meetings Wednesday after pausing for two weeks. Officials will share progress on choosing a permanent debris disposal site following a community survey.
People across the state have reported getting a phone call from someone claiming to be from the sheriff's department wanting money to dismiss a warrant.
Job seekers are invited to attend a hiring event taking place this week at Leeward Community College. Those interested in applying for jobs are encouraged to bring copies of their resume or examples of work.
Hawaiʻi may be the next state to designate Nov. 22 as Kimchi Day. The South Korean government first devoted the day to the beloved dish in 2019.
Renewable energy developers may be required to attest to the Hawaiʻi State Energy Office that their employees are properly trained, licensed, and receive benefits like health care and retirement.
Gov. Josh Green proposed a “Climate Impact Fee” for visitors as part of his State of the State speech. While the state Legislature considers its options, the concept has already been introduced in another vacation destination. HPR's Bill Dorman has more in today's Asia Minute.
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