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Friday, October 22, 2021

Endangered ʻĀwikiwiki Vine Reintroduced During Planting Ceremony on Lāna‘i

A planting ceremony was held at Four Seasons Resort Lānaʻi on Thursday with Pūlama Lānaʻi to commence the launch of a botanical preservation project to reintroduce the federally endangered ʻāwikiwiki plant to the area around the resort.
Friday, October 22, 2021

Hawai‘i DOH Authorizes Booster Doses for Moderna, J&J Vaccines

“Boosters are expected to be widely available across the state, and CDC’s mix-and-match policy will allow for additional flexibility. DOH’s first priority will remain encouraging unvaccinated Hawai‘i residents to complete their initial vaccine series,” said Director of Health Dr. Elizabeth Char.
Thursday, October 21, 2021

State Board to Rule on Whether UH Missed Deadline to Break Ground on TMT

The Board of Land and Natural Resources entered orders today indicating it will rule on a petition for declaratory orders from parties from the 2016-17 Thirty-Meter Telescope permit contested case.
Thursday, October 21, 2021

Hale Makua Submits Grant Application to Address Challenges with Aging Population

The application identifies Maui’s high cost of living, high unemployment and an overdependence on tourism along with increased poverty, especially among older residents as challenges. 
Thursday, October 21, 2021

The Lahaina Restoration Foundation Hosts Lahaina Quest Culture Camps

Six students from Princess Nāhi‘ena‘ena, Sacred Heart, and Maui Preparatory Academy explored four different time periods spanning nearly five hundred years of Lahaina’s history.
Thursday, October 21, 2021

DOH Prepares for Likely Authorization of COVID-19 Vaccine for Keiki 5-11

DOH estimates there are 119,473 children 5-11 living in Hawaiʻi, which is roughly 8.4% of the state’s population. An FDA advisory committee is scheduled to meet Oct. 26 to discuss authorization of the vaccine and a CDC advisory committee is scheduled to meet Nov. 2-3 to discuss clinical recommendations.
Thursday, October 21, 2021

Free in-person Help for Medicare Enrollment

Open enrollment for Medicare began Oct. 15 and continues through Dec. 7 for those who are eligible. The Hawaiʻi State Health Insurance Assistance Program is offering phone and video counseling options.
Thursday, October 21, 2021

Brush Fire Off Maui Lani Pkwy Results in Partial Road Closure

Due to a brushfire across from the LDS Church on Maui Lani Parkway, the road is closed from the roundabout, mauka bound lane. Motorists are asked to please avoid the area.
Thursday, October 21, 2021

Binhi at Ani to Host Vaccination and COVID Test Clinics, Oct. 26 and 30

Binhi at Ani Filipino Community Center hosts two clinics titled Bakuna at Binhiat Ani offering FREE vaccines and COVID-19 testing next week on Oct. 26 and 30.
Thursday, October 21, 2021

Maui Hotels’ Average Daily Rate at $488, Up 54% from Pre-Pandemic September 2019

Maui County hotels’ average daily rate has soared to $488, which is up 54% from pre-pandemic September 2019, according to a new Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority report.
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