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State outlines plan for safe return to school

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige, together with Department of Health Director Libby Char and Interim Schools Superintendent Keith Hayashi – on Monday outlined the state’s plan for getting students back into the classroom safely next week. “One thing we’ve learned is that in-person learning is, for most students, critical for their academic and social success, as well as their overall wellbeing,” said Gov. Ige. “We also know that it will take the entire community to keep our students, faculty and staff safe at our 256 public schools.” The state’s layered strategy to opening schools safely includes: Vaccinations — Promoting COVID-19 vaccinations among all faculty, staff and eligible students 12 years of age and older. Stay Home When Sick — Faculty, staff and students are urged to stay home when sick. The delta variant is highly transmissible, ...

Local sports

Lahainaluna football team to kick-off season on Aug. 20

LAHAINA — Are you ready for some football?! Indeed, with the COVID-19 wipeout of high school sports — and especially football — since March of 2020, the entire state anxiously awaits the return to the gridiron for the Maui Interscholastic League and for conferences throughout the 50th ...

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Need to paste a photo in a document?

People always ask me how to move or copy and paste a photo or document to another place on their hard drive. Today, I’m going to show you how to do that on your Apple laptop. Let’s click on the Finder Window on the lower lefthand side of the Dock. Once its opened, click on File ...

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Editorial

End the use of injection wells

It’s long past time for the County of Maui and Maalaea condominiums to end stone age wastewater treatment practices. Specifically, the use of injection wells — sending treated wastewater into the ground, where it mixes with groundwater and eventually pollutes the ocean. ...