Hawaii says a vaccinated Oahu resident who traveled to Nevada last month has tested positive for the delta variant of COVID-19. The delta variant was first detected in India and is a more transmissible version of the disease.
West Kauaʻi residents are envisioning a long-term plan for a 417-acre land parcel purchased by the county back in 2019.
The City and County of Honolulu is opening its waitlist for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program which provides rental assistance to eligible households with funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Hawaii bankruptcies dropped to their lowest level for the month of May in 15 years as the economy claws out of a coronavirus pandemic-induced slowdown. U.S. Bankruptcy Court data shows there were 100 cases in May, down more than 10% from the same month last year.
Police on the Big Island say an officer shot and killed a man who came out of a house and opened fire on officers responding to a domestic violence call. Police say when patrol officers arrived at the Hilo home, a man came out with a semi-automatic rifle and opened fire at the officers.
Researchers have documented a decrease in Kauai’s population of rose-ringed parakeets, an invasive species plaguing local farms. The Garden Island newspaper reports researchers say Kauai had a minimum of 7,300 of the parakeets this year, down from 10,500 last year.
Hawaiʻi’s police union is standing by a grand jury decision not to indict three Honolulu Police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a teenager near McCully.
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