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Candidate Forum Wednesday

On Wednesday, 13 of the 14 candidates running for a seat on the Kaua‘i County Council will take the virtual stage, for another round of questions at one of the only forums in this election season. In the spirit of social distancing, the... Read More.

Gov. Ige Proposes Furloughs

Governor Ige is proposing furloughs for tens of thousands of government workers that would amount to a 10% pay cut.The furloughs – essentially unpaid days off – would remain in place for four years, according to sources. Ige has said pay cuts, furloughs and... Read More.

Another Emergency Proclamation

Mayor Derek S. K. Kawakami has signed the third supplementary emergency proclamation for the County of Kaua‘i as a result from severe storms and flooding during the March 2020 rain .The proclamation continues relief for disaster damages, losses, and suffering, and to protect... Read More.

Stem Program for Girls

A new program is aiming to get high school girls interested in jobs in the fields of science and technology.CyberHawaii has partnered with the University of Hawai‘i, Arizona State University Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology and the Defense STEM Education Consortium... Read More.

Shipping Rate Increases

Prices on products are expected to rise due to a 46-percent cargo shipping rate increase in Hawai’i. The emergency rate increase from interisland shipper Young Brothers LLC went into effect this month after being approved by the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission. The commission required... Read More.

Pre-Travel Testing Program to Start October 15

October 15 is the new date for the pre-travel testing program for visitors to Hawai’i. Governor Ige moved the date from October 1st to the 15th. The pre-travel testing program will allow those coming to Hawai’i to bypass the state’s mandatory 14-day quarantine as... Read More.

Blended Learning Plan to Start in October

The superintendent of the Hawai’i Department of Education said Thursday that public schools in the state will transistion to blended learning during the second quarter of the school year starting October 12. The blended learning plan would combine remote learning with in-person instruction.... Read More.