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- Ige: State to continue mask mandate for nowby John Burnett on May 14, 2021 at 2:05 am
Gov. David Ige said this afternoon that — despite a U.S. Centers for Disease Control advisory stating fully vaccinated Americans can go without a mask in most places — he will keep the state’s mask mandate in place for now.
- Police ID woman killed in Kona traffic crashby none on May 13, 2021 at 10:05 am
CORRECTION: In a previous edition of this story, the first name of the victim was inadvertently omitted. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.
- Police ID victim found at Kailua-Pierby none on May 13, 2021 at 10:05 am
Police say a man who died at Kona Community Hospital after being found at Kailua Pier in need of medical attention was identified as 73-year-old Stephen Lacey of Kailua-Kona.
- State pleased about Pfizer vaccine expansion to younger adolescentsby none on May 13, 2021 at 10:05 am
The state Department of Health issued a statement Wednesday saying it is pleased adolescents ages 12-15 are now eligible for COVID vaccines.
- Landowner proposes construction of condo on Alii Driveby none on May 13, 2021 at 10:05 am
An Alii Drive landowner is proposing to construct a five-story condominium on a vacant lot about a quarter-mile north of the thoroughfare’s intersection with Royal Poinciana Drive in Kailua-Kona.
- Hawaii Rainbow Rangers now officially providing animal control services for countyby none on May 13, 2021 at 10:05 am
The changeover to a new animal control provider was always going to be a stark transition.
- Schatz urges Ige to lift restrictions on youth sporting eventsby none on May 13, 2021 at 10:05 am
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Brian Schatz today called on Gov. David Ige to lift restrictions on youth sporting events, including allowing parents and guardians to cheer on their athletes in person and permitting surf competitions and regattas to resume, while adhering to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.
- Visitor’s 2020 death in South Kohala ruled ‘homicide’by none on May 13, 2021 at 10:05 am
The death of a 41-year-old Washington woman in February 2020 at Anahoomalu Bay in South Kohala has been ruled a homicide.
- State briefs for May 13by Associated Press on May 13, 2021 at 10:05 am
Ex-CEO accused of virus loan fraud pleads not guilty
- Facebook urged to abandon launch of Instagram Kidsby none on May 13, 2021 at 10:05 am
Hawaii Attorney General Clare E. Connors joined a coalition of 44 attorneys general in urging Facebook to abandon its plans to launch a version of Instagram for children under the age of 13, citing serious concerns about the safety and well-being of children and the harm social media poses to young people.