Move it! Beaches are reopened, but not for sunbathing! As the final Saturday of April wound to a close Governor David Ige announced a sixth supplemental emergency proclamation, extending the stateʻs COVID-19 stay-at-home order until May 31. The mandatory 14-day quarantine for visitors and residents arriving in the state and for inter-island travelers has also been extended … [Read more...] about Governor Ige Extends State Stay-at-Home Order Another Month
Access to the ocean is still allowed Governor David Ige today issued a supplemental proclamation to his emergency rules closing all beaches in Hawaiʻi. No sitting, standing, lying down, lounging, sunbathing, or loitering on beaches and sandbars is allowed. People can still cross beaches to access the ocean for outdoor activities such as surfing, solo paddling, and … [Read more...] about Hawaiʻi Beaches Closed by Governor’s Proclamation
1. On Jan. 31, Shan Tsutsui resigned as Hawaii Lieutenant Governor. What is he going to do now now? A. Run for Maui County Mayor. B. Join a government affairs firm. C. Start a nonprofit organization. D. Start a small business. E. Go fishin’. 2. Two utility-scale solar projects are expected to come online early this year, The Maui News reported on Jan. 25. According to … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: Do you know what Shan Tsutsui will do now that he’s no longer Hawaii Lieutenant Governor?
1. According to the 2014 state Department of Human Services Point in Time (PIT) report, there 959 homeless people, sheltered and unsheltered, living on Maui in that year. According to the latest PIT report, which came out last week, how many homeless people are living on Maui this year? A. 791 B. 874 C. 1,003 D. 1,052 E. 1,137 2. On June 19, Governor David Ige signed HB … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How well do you know the new smoking ban in all Hawaii state beaches?
I know, there's a public relations rule that bad news typically drops on Fridays, but scientists rarely adhere to such traditions. Which is why the University of Hawaii sent me yet another alarming news release today on how global sea level rise will cause even more damage to our shorelines than previously estimated. "For the study, published this week in Natural Hazards, the … [Read more...] about New UH study shows how rising sea levels will erode most Hawaii beaches