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Hawaii, have you been vaccinated?

Hawaii, have you been vaccinated?

Over the past several weeks, the state has seen higher than ever before recorded COVID-19 infections sweep the counties and begin to overwhelm Hawaii’s healthcare systems. Oahu’s Leeward coast has entered into crisis mode as the area holds some of the highest COVID...

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June 1st Marks the Start of Hurricane Season

June 1st Marks the Start of Hurricane Season

June 1st marks the start of hurricane season here in Hawaii, which lasts through November. Last year, the islands became dangerously close to being struck with a devastating hurricane Douglas, which thankfully changed course and avoided a deadly threat to the islands....

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National Public Health Week

National Public Health Week

This upcoming week will be National Public Health Week! For this week-long, yearly event, there are daily themes and fact sheets available on the National Public Health Week webpage. The themes are as follows: On Monday April 5th – rebuilding, Tuesday April 6th –...

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Hawaii Sees Tier 3

Hawaii Sees Tier 3

As of Thursday, February 25th, Oahu entered into tier 3 of the COVID-19 reopening strategy after months of remaining in tier 2. The current state of Hawaii reopening impact level is now act with care. As the state proceeds with caution in reopening, tier 3 allows for...

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COVID-19 vaccine, are you eligible?

COVID-19 vaccine, are you eligible?

As the Hawaii starts to implement vaccine distribution, the state Health Department has outlines two phases for vaccine distribution on the islands; phase 1a, phase 1b and phase 1c, and phase 2. Those included in phase 1a are persons living in long-term care...

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COVID Updates Across Hawaii

COVID Updates Across Hawaii

As of November 30th, at 4:47pm, there have been 17,925 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, with just over 15,000 of those confirmed cases being in the Honolulu County. Of the 242 confirmed deaths in the state, 190 of those deaths were...

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Work Credentials and Badges for Daily Travel

Work Credentials and Badges for Daily Travel

Throughout the ongoing outbreak of Cove-19 and the subsequent lockdown, many of our essential workers have been concerned about being pulled over en route to their jobs and cited for breaking quarantine rules. Although these concerns are understandable, and it has...

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Debris Management During a Hurricane

Debris Management During a Hurricane

This month the Hurricane Division of Hawaii Department of Transportation wants us to be aware of the complex and vital task that the state has of debris management during a hurricane or similar catastrophic event. We need to keep in mind that in addition to increased...

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Lt. Chan Discusses Gun Ownership and Transfer

Lt. Chan Discusses Gun Ownership and Transfer

At this month’s KLEAN meeting Lt. Yin Chan (HPD District 8) discussed the island’s increasing number of inquiries and 911 calls regarding unwanted firearms. There are a lot of firearms in the state, and people don’t always know what to do in the event of finding a...

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