Mayor Kirk Caldwell reopening city parks for exercise, extending Honolulu stay-at-home order

Mayor Kirk Caldwell said today he is extending the stay-at-home, work-from-home order “with modifications” for Honolulu through May and is reopening city parks for exercise only, beginning 5 a.m. Saturday. He also announced a $2 million program for about 10,000 more COVID-19 tests to be conducted by community centers around the island who provide health … More Mayor Kirk Caldwell reopening city parks for exercise, extending Honolulu stay-at-home order

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell urges all Oahu residents to wear masks outside

Mayor Kirk Caldwell urged all Oahu residents today to wear face masks when going outside to help fight the spread of the coronavirus. “We’re asking all residents on this island, when you go outside, whether it is to shop, to jog, whatever it is you do, to wear a mask,” he said at a news … More Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell urges all Oahu residents to wear masks outside

Assistance available for homeowners, renters hit with financial hardship

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz continues to outline resources available for struggling residents during the coronavirus pandemic. His office released an online guide for homeowners and renters who may be struggling to make payments due to a loss of income. Assistance includes a delay in payments for homeowners with a federally-backed mortgage. … More Assistance available for homeowners, renters hit with financial hardship

WHAT VOTERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ELECTIONS BY MAIL

Keep Your Voter Registration Record Up to Date: Ballots are mailed to the voter’s mailing address associated with their voter registration record. Voters who have moved, changed their name or mailing address, must update their voter registration. Voters may check online or call their Clerk’s Office to confirm that their voter registration is current. Not yet registered? Register online or complete a Voter … More WHAT VOTERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ELECTIONS BY MAIL

Here’s What’s Not Passing The Hawaii Legislature This Year

Stay informed and up to date on the Hawaii Legislature and the legislators that you voted for. On Tuesday the Hawaii Legislature is set to act on hundreds of bills as lawmakers near the halfway mark of the 2019 session. The bills include measures that increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2022, enact voting … More Here’s What’s Not Passing The Hawaii Legislature This Year

Proposal to address Pali Highway rockfall hazard includes tunnel extension

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – The state’s preliminary plan for protecting Pali Highway townbound drivers from rockfalls includes extending the tunnel over existing lanes and reinforcing the slope with mesh. Officials have estimated that addressing the hazard will cost about $15 million and could take months to complete. The rockfall that prompted the closure of the townbound … More Proposal to address Pali Highway rockfall hazard includes tunnel extension

Construction exec to join rail board

A longtime local construction industry leader will replace Colleen Hanabusa on the board overseeing Oahu’s financially troubled rail project. Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced his pick of Glenn Nohara to join the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation board Friday, just as Hanabusa stepped down after nearly a year and a half with the agency. Read … More Construction exec to join rail board

Every VOTE Counts

Every VOTE Counts! Remember – Primary Election Day is on August 13, 2016 If you have already voted by absentee ballot, Mahalo! For those of you voting by early walk-in, remember you only have TODAY (Thursday, August 11) to do so If you haven’t registered yet, you can REGISTER and VOTE TODAY! Click here for more information on … More Every VOTE Counts