Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Live @ the MACC Presents “Behind the Curtain: Mālama I Ke Ahi”

The Maui Arts & Cultural Center hosts a special Live @ the MACC performance and talk story, “Behind the Curtain: Mālama I Ke Ahi” with Hālau KekuaokalāʻauʻalaʻIliahi, an award-winning Maui hālau.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Maui County’s Unemployment Rate Falls to 10.4% for May 2021, State’s at 7.5%

Maui County’s unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) for May 2021 fell to 10.4%, a decrease of 0.8% from last month, according to data just released today by the Hawai‘i State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

At Capacity: Nearly 400 Shelter Animals Need Adoption from Maui Humane Society

The number of animals surrendered and found stray on Maui have “multiplied exponentially” over the course of a month, resulting in critical capacity at the Maui Humane Society.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

June 22, 2021 COVID-19 Update: 20 Cases

The confirmed cases included: four on Hawai‘i Island (+1 probable); 10 on O‘ahu (-1 probable); one on Kaua‘i; and one in a Hawai‘i resident diagnosed while out of state (+1 probable).
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Hawaiʻi Senate Minority Leader Requests FBI, FTA and State To Investigate HART

Hawaiʻi Senate Minority Leader Kurt Fevella (District 19) sent a letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Federal Transit Administration and the Attorney General of the State of Hawaiʻi asking the three agencies to investigate the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART).
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Hawaiʻi Attorney General Joins Coalition To Stop More US Post Office Service Cuts

Hawaiʻi Attorney General Clare E. Connors joined a group of 21 attorneys general and two cities to oppose Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s efforts to increase delivery times for First-Class Mail and other essential postal services.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Hawai‘i DOH Lab Detects Community Spread of Delta Variant

To date there have been three cases of the Delta variant associated with travel from the continental United States. Two of those cases are on O‘ahu and one is on Hawai‘i Island. In addition, the State Laboratories Division has identified the Delta variant in a specimen from an O‘ahu resident with no history of travel. The Department of Health is investigating to determine the extent of household and community transmission.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Maui Social Host Ordinance Aims to Reduce Underage Drinking, Set to Take Effect Sept. 1

A new social host ordinance aimed at reducing underage drinking goes into effect for the island of Maui on Sept. 1, 2021. The Maui Coalition for Drug-Free Youth launched a new website, mcdfy.org, on June 21 to help raise awareness about the ordinance, and to help parents stop underage drinking at home.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Maui County Airports to Receive $31.8 Million to Support Pandemic Recovery

The new funding will help support airports that have experienced severe economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

UH Student Survey: 58% Hit with Hunger, Housing Problems

More than half of University of Hawaiʻi students surveyed last year experienced some type of basic needs insecurity, according to a recent study.
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