Hawaii is one of two locations in the running to host the event–the other is Istanbul, Turkey–with a decision on venue to be announced in May of 2014. State officials project that as many as 8,000 delegates are expected to attend the 2016 meeting.
A search party of about 25 people departed from Haʻikū this morning bound for the Nāhiku area of East Maui as family members and friends look for 27-year-old Carly “Charli” Joann Scott who was last seen on Sunday night.
The service aboard a fleet of 42-passenger turboprop aircrafts, begins with three daily fights from Honolulu International Airport to Moloka’i on March 11, and twice daily service from Honolulu to Lāna’i on March 18, 2014.
A group of midwives on Maui will join in a demonstration supporting their profession in solidarity against the bill during at a gathering from 11:30 to 2:30 p.m. today, Monday, Feb. 10, at the state building in Wailuku.
Authorities say the existing air conditioning system has become prone to mechanical breakdowns and needs to be replaced. The funds will be directed toward care rooms in the East, South and West Wings, electrical rooms, and the pharmacy and laundry areas.