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Schatz Urges Hawaii's Schools to Follow CDC Guidance

King Mika Sep 24, 2020
This will require strong leadership. United States Senator Brian Schatz (Hawaii) yesterday urged Hawaii's schools to increase air ventilation and filtration in their facilities. “As schools prepare to reopen for in-person learning, it is important that we…
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Education

Public Schools in Hawaii Has Been a Mess During COVID-19 Pandemic

King Mika Aug 14, 2020
Here's a few examples. The start of the 2020-2021 school year for public schools was delayed from August 4 to August 17 because the Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA) needed to talk some sense into Superintendent Dr. Christina M. Kishimoto who didn't…
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Health

Child Sent to School Before COVID-19 Result Came Back

King Mika Aug 13, 2020
Unfortunately, their result wasn't negative. A private school on the Big Island of Hawaii confirmed yesterday one of their students has tested positive for COVID-19 -- on the first day of school for students. School officials stressed the student didn't catch…
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Education

Maui Mayor Wants to Delay In-Person Learning

King Mika Aug 11, 2020
The pattern continues. Maui Mayor Michael Victorino has revealed he will submit a formal request to delay in-person leaning for the first four weeks of the upcoming school year. “I am going to put a letter together to the governor that we take the same action…
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Health

Oahu Is Loosing the War Against COVID-19

King Mika Aug 07, 2020
When will the madness end? As predicted, the minority dingbats on Oahu have forced government officials to reinstate a number of previously lifted mandates. Governor David Ige will soon reinstate the inter-island travel quarantine.[1] City and County of…
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Environment

Hurricane Douglas Spares the Big Island of Hawaii

King Mika Jul 26, 2020
One down, many islands to go. Hurricane Douglas has spared the Big Island of Hawaii where no damage was reported to the media as of this writing. This is a blessing considering it was churning 115 MPH gusts while it was passing north of the island. It barely…
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Blog

Hawaii's Latest Obsession is Cactus Soil

King Mika Jun 14, 2020
The bandwagon gardeners are coming. The bandwagon gardeners are coming. The bandwagon gardeners are coming. All purpose potting soil has been scarce since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the state of Hawaii to go under a “Stay-at-Home” order in March 2020. Then…
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Health

Will the Coronavirus Cancel the 2020 Merrie Monarch Festival?

King Mika Mar 12, 2020
Will organizers make the right decision? Organizations across the country moved swiftly to suspend all operations due to the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 that's now classified as a "pandemic." Many of these decisions was made before…
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Blog

Both of My Basil Plants are Wilting

King Mika Feb 06, 2020
Due to the constantly changing weather. The effects from the 2019 El Niño event that ended approximately 7 months ago continues to affect Hawaii's weather. While most locations is simply warmer than normal, the east side of the Big Island has been…
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Living

Hawaii Tax Refund Status Has No Deposit Date

King Mika Feb 05, 2020
A step backwards. Hawaii Tax Online no longer provides an estimated deposit date for individual tax refunds. When I checked my refund status, this is the message I received: Refund Status Your tax refund was approved. It was mailed to you or sent to your bank…

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