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Maui News

OHA Burial Sites Working Group Sends Kāhea for Applicants

Apply Today! The Office of Hawaiian Affairs is searching for a representative of the Hawaiian community familiar and experienced with the burial sites program to be appointed to the Burial Sites Working Group

UH Maui College Holds Vacation Clinics Through Summer

Both the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine and the two-dose Moderna vaccine are administered at the clinics.

LIST: Maui Lane Closures, June 19-25

The state Department of Transportation will be conducting road work this week that will result in lane closures at various locations.

Binhi at Ani to Host Vaccine Clinic, June 26

A free vaccination clinic will be held at Bihni at Ani Filipino Community Center, located at 780 Onehee Ave. in Kahului, Saturday, June 26 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The clinic will administer the Moderna vaccine through walk-ins and optional appointments.

Gov. Ige Intends to Veto 28 Bills

“New guidance from the federal government clearly states that rescue funds cannot be used for debt service, and this created a gap in the budget that must be corrected,” said Gov. Ige.

June 21, 2021 COVID-19 Update: 14 Cases; State Vaccination Rate Now 57%

The confirmed cases included: two on Hawai‘i Island (-1 probable); 11 on O‘ahu (+1 probable); Kaua‘i (-1 probable); and two in a Hawai‘i residents diagnosed while out of state.

Maui County Hotels Doing Better in May 2021 than May 2019 in Two Categories

Maui County hotels have rebounded from the COVID-19 pandemic to the point that revenue per available room in May 2021 was at $314, 19% higher than at same time in 2019 — and the average daily rate was at $467, 35.3% higher than in May 2019, according to the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority’s latest report on hotel performance.

Ohio Man Arrested on Maui for Alleged Violation of Travel Quarantine

A visitor from Ohio was arrested on Maui over the weekend for alleged violation of rules and orders related to the state’s travel quarantine.

Maui Business

Hua Momona Farms Launches Foundation To Introduce Youth to Agriculture, Help Needy

Hua Momona Farm, located high atop Kapalua, has launched Hua Momona Foundation, a non-profit that will provide food to those in need on Maui and introduce Maui’s youth to modern agriculture techniques relating to the growing and production of food.

TravisMathew Expands to South Maui with New Store at The Shops at Wailea

Located in The Shops’ middle valley near Quiksilver and in place of what used to be The Walking Company, TravisMathew is open Monday-Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Hawaiʻi Theatre Launches Campaign for Cryptocurrencies Donations

“We’re looking for other cryptocurrency trailblazers to join us in showing the power of philanthropy in supporting youth in the arts. In the State of Hawaiʻi, less than 3% of all charitable giving supports arts organizations. We’re looking to crypto as a way to amp that number up”.

53,000 Unemployed in Hawaiʻi, But State Chamber Dealing with Employee Shortages

The Chamber of Commerce Hawai‘i is working with Hawaiʻi’s educators, businesses and community leaders to address the workforce shortage problem, in alignment with the US Chamber of Commerce’s recently launched America Works Agenda.

Maui Arts & Entertainment

Filming of “NCIS: Hawai‘i” Begins on O‘ahu
Hawaiʻi Theatre Launches Campaign for Cryptocurrencies Donations
Enjoy Hawaiian Mele at Maui Ocean Center This Father’s Day
Festivals of Aloha Releases Virtual Ho‘olaule‘a, June 21-25
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Letters to the Editor

Letters: Too Many Tourists, Bad Visitor Experiences, Global Vaccination Effort & Spreading Happiness Program
Letters: Topics Cover Restaurant Reservations, Visitor Eco Fees and COVID-19 Testing for Vaccinated Travelers
Letters: Topics Include Solar Farm, Vaccines, Masks, Naked Men, Tourist Wrath & Maui Skulduggery
Letters: Topics Include 2nd COVID-19 Test, Maui Mozzarella, Debris on Protected County Land, Masks, Bullying & Tourists

Maui Real Estate

Real Estate Tips: What is a Warranty Deed?
Habitat for Humanity Maui Completes Affordable Housing Project in Lahaina
Hale Kaiola Sustainable Housing Community in South Maui to Break Ground This Summer
Maui Home Prices Soar Over Historic $1 Million Mark in May, Up 30% from Year Ago

Maui Activities

Trout Fishing at Kōkeʻe, Kauaʻi is a Father’s Day Weekend Tradition
Seabury Hall Hosts Annual Rummage Sale June 5
Volunteers Sought for Meals on Wheels Program
Debut of Blue Hawaiian Activities Concierge Service

Kauai News

Governor Announces Laundry List of 28 Bills up For Veto

Governor David Ige announced his Intent to Veto list Monday. It was not lacking for line items.

Authorities Search For Missing Diver on West Side of Kaua‘i

Kaua‘i Fire Department personnel responded to a report of a missing diver on Monday at approximately 7:50 a.m.

Hawai´i Hotel Performance Bounces Back Meaningfully in May

Hawai´i’s quarantine order for travelers due to the COVID-19 pandemic began on March 26, 2020, which immediately resulted in dramatic declines for the hotel industry.

Hawai‘i Daily Virus Average Drops to Lowest Total This Year

The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 14 new cases of coronavirus statewide Monday.

Waste Collection Delayed For Multiple Kaua´i Communities

Trash collection service has been delayed to multiple Kaua´i communities on Monday, June 21.

Big Island News

Hawaii County Weather Forecast for June 22, 2021

Hilo Today: Isolated showers before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. […]

Governor Announces Laundry List of 28 Bills up For Veto

Governor David Ige announced his Intent to Veto list Monday. It was not lacking for line items.

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for June 22, 2021

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Wednesday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2 South Facing 3-5 3-5 1-3 1-3 TODAY Weather Mostly sunny. Isolated showers. High Temperature In the mid 80s. Winds Light and variable winds, becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Tides Kona Low -0.3 […]

Hawai´i Hotel Performance Bounces Back Meaningfully in May

Hawai´i’s quarantine order for travelers due to the COVID-19 pandemic began on March 26, 2020, which immediately resulted in dramatic declines for the hotel industry.

HFD Rescues Injured Hiker at Boiling Pots

HFD extended a reminder to residents and visitors to pay attention to the access and hazard warning signs along the Wailuku River.