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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

O‘ahu Returns to 100% Capacity at Entertainment Venues on Nov. 3

Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi today announced that indoor and outdoor organized entertainment events will return to 100% capacity for vaccinated residents a week from today, on Nov. 3, 2021. This includes a full capacity of 9,200 people at the University of Hawaiʻi’s Clarence T. C. Ching Stadium, Oʻahu’s largest outdoor venue.
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Teddy’s Bigger Burgers Plans Expansion on Maui with New Kahului Location

Teddy’s Bigger Burgers is expanding on Maui with plans to open a new location on Maui at the Puʻunēnē Shopping Center in Kahului late this year or early next year.
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Oct. 27, 2021 COVID-19 Update: 184 New Cases in Hawai‘i, 1 Death

There were 184 additional COVID-19 cases in Hawai‘i on Wednesday, including 10 on Maui, two on Lānaʻi and one on Molokaʻi.
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Councilmember Kelly King to Depart for UN Climate Change Conference

Councilmember Kelly Takaya King will depart Thursday for the 26th annual United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland. She is one of only two delegates selected to attend the conference on behalf of ICLEI USA, an association of local governments devoted to climate action and sustainability. 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Leisure Travel Returns Nov. 1; Safe Travels Expected to Continue Through Holidays

“We look forward to our economic recovery and the return of visitors is one more step in our progress towards a new normal,” said County of Maui Managing Director, Sandy Baz.
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Five Women Nominated to Judicial Positions in Hawai‘i Courts

Leaders of the Senate Women’s Caucus are applauding the nomination of four women to Circuit Court vacancies and a fifth to a judicial position in the District Court.
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Oct. 26, 2021 COVID-19 Update: 74 New Cases in Hawai‘i

In Maui County, the seven day average for new cases daily is 12, with a 1.7% test positivity rate over 14 days. This is -9% from Oct. 11 to Oct. 24, 2021. For every 100,000 residents in Maui County, there have been an average of 7.4 newly reported cases per day over the last seven days.
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Marine Institute has Documented 201 Sick, Injured or Dead Sea Turtles So Far This Year

The Maui Ocean Center’s Marine Institute has documented more than 200 sick, injured or dead sea turtles on Maui so far this year. According to the organization, 89% of the incidents involved turtles with injuries from fishing gear interactions.
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

FDA Advisory Committee Backs Pfizer Vaccine in 5-11 Year-olds

This marks the start of the authorization process, with formal backing still needed by the FDA. The process continues on Nov. 2 and 3, when an advisory committee with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is scheduled to meet to discuss clinical recommendations.
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Maui Police Launch Halloween Impaired Driving Enforcement Campaign on Friday

The Maui Police Department’s Traffic Division will be enforcing its zero-tolerance response to impaired driving over the Halloween weekend, beginning this Friday, Oct. 29, 2021.
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