Out-of-State Travel Quarantine Likely to be Extended

Out-of-state travelers will likely remain subject to quarantine restrictions beyond Oct. 1. 
September 14, 2020 · 0 Comments

Holomua Hawaiʻi to Distribute Millions to Big Island Businesses, Nonprofits

Holomua Hawaiʻi is a reimbursement grant program for costs incurred from business interruption due to the COVID-19 Emergency Proclamation on March 23, 2020, for the time period when the applicant was impacted.
September 04, 2020 · 0 Comments

Island Naturals Heading to Kona Commons

The new store is anticipated in the summer of 2021 and will be open every day.
September 02, 2020 · 0 Comments

Korner Pocket Issued Red Placard for COVID-19 Violations

The Korner Pocket Bar and Grill, a Kealakekua restaurant on Hawai‘i Island, became the first Big Island business to be issued a red placard by the Department of Health's Food Safety Branch for COVID-19 violations.
August 28, 2020 · 0 Comments

Koholā Brewery Revived, Sets Plans to Reopen on Maui

A developer from the Big Island and a West Maui resident teamed up to inject enough capital to address past debts, restart operations, and create a cash reserve to last through the pandemic.
August 26, 2020 · 0 Comments

HPM, Miyake Announce Merger

The merger, effective Aug. 24, 2020, expands HPM’s presence statewide, which now includes 13 locations.
August 24, 2020 · 0 Comments

PUC Okays Young Brothers’ 46% Rate Hike

In a decision issued Monday, the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission approved Young Brothers’ emergency request to increase rates by 46% with several conditions over the next 12 months.
August 17, 2020 · 0 Comments

Chamber, UHERO Survey Projects Grim Business Outlook

The survey of 464 Hawai‘i businesses found that nearly 20% reported having no revenue at all and another 20% reported earnings of less than half of their baseline monthly revenue in July.
August 17, 2020 · 0 Comments

L&L Hawaiian Barbecue Opens Pāhoa Location

L&L Hawaiian Barbecue has arrived in Pāhoa.
August 12, 2020 · 0 Comments

Merriman’s Waimea to Reopen Friday

Merriman's Waimea Pulehu & Wine Garden is reopening Friday and will be available every day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
August 06, 2020 · 0 Comments