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COVID reinfections rising in Hawaii

HONOLULU (KITV-4) -- Reinfections from Covid-19 are increasing in Hawaii and that has the State Department of Health concerned. The Department of Health says reinfections were rare early in the pandemic but now are increasing. The DOH State Epidemiologist says, that reinfections now account for about 10.2% of all new COVID cases in Hawaii.
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State to pilot pedestrian safety measure at 2 busy Waikiki intersections

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Changes are coming to two busy Waikiki intersections. And it’s all part of an effort to improve pedestrian safety. Starting Oct. 2, the state Transportation Department will launch a new pilot program that will transform the intersections ― at Ala Moana Boulevard and Hobron Lane and Ala Moana and Ena and Kalia Roads ― into all-pedestrian crossings. That means there will be period when all traffic signals are red so pedestrians can cross.
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Doctors seeking solutions for state’s physician shortage

HONOLULU (KHON2) — The COVID-19 pandemic shed light on the need for more healthcare workers in the state, meanwhile, doctors said the physician shortage is an issue that has been in need of solutions for many years now and they said the shortage will only deepen if more is not done to attract and retain […]
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Waikiki Crosswalks Changing To Better Prevent Pedestrian Accidents

The Hawaii DOT just announced a pilot project to better protect pedestrians in tourist-centric Waikiki where there have been countless deadly accidents involving pedestrians. The major intersections at Ala Moana Blvd and Hobron Lane, and Ala Moana Blvd. and Ena Road/Kaia Road will be changed next month, in an attempt to better separate vehicular traffic from pedestrians, and thus help avoid accidents.
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Hawaii residents in Florida hunker down as Ian barrels over Sunshine State

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Tuffy Nicholas splits time between Hawaii and Florida. And when Hurricane Ian made landfall in the Sunshine State on Wednesday, he just happened to be in Sarasota. He hunkered down about 30 miles north of where Ian’s eye passed. The good news: He didn’t lose power....
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Tesla Megapacks arrive in Hawaii with the state’s last coal shipment

Tesla Megapacks arrive in Hawaii with the state’s last coal shipment as it shifts its grid to renewables supported by energy storage enabled by batteries like the Megapacks. In the transition to a sustainable energy economy, we take every small victory we can get and this one is significant.
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Candidate Q&A: State House District 46 — John Miller

Editor’s note: For Hawaii’s Nov. 8 General Election, Civil Beat asked candidates to answer some questions about where they stand on various issues and what their priorities will be if elected. The following came from John Miller, Republican candidate for state House District 46, which includes Waipio Acres,...
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Hawaii DOH alters COVID-19 data reporting method to include re-infection cases

HONOLULU (KITV4) -- The Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) turned its COVID-19 reporting data on its head, now including re-infections in its weekly data report. The addition of coronavirus re-infection cases – with some cases dating back to September 2020 in this week’s numbers – showed a statewide total of 12,755 cases. There were seven new deaths recorded.
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