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Hawaii tech fund Earthshot Ventures launched

The first climate technology fund raised from Hawaii launched today with its first $60 million close.
Source: Hawaii Tech.

 

AlohaSafe COVID notification app hits milestone

Over 600 people have uploaded their code to anonymously report their COVID-19 infection and inform others in the community of their risk.
Source: Hawaii Tech.

 

Cybersecurity training provided to Native Hawaiian students

Eight students of Native Hawaiian ancestry experienced hands-on learning of offensive and defensive information security tactics.
Source: Hawaii Tech.

 

UH researchers forecast ‘worst case’ COVID Delta variant spread

There is still potential for COVID-19 case growth in Hawaii, and unvaccinated residents will be the primary driver of its spread and resulting hospitalizations.
Source: Hawaii Tech.

NEWS

 

Ancient Hawaiian petroglyphs damaged

Officers are asking for help to try and identify the person or persons who damaged this important cultural site.
Source: Hawaii Star.

 

Immigrants boost Hawaii economy by $17 billion

Hawaii’s foreign-born residents make up about 20 percent of our population and are not only essential workers, they are our relatives, our co-workers, and our friends.
Source: Hawaii Star.

 

Number of people leaving Hawaii doubles in 2020

The number of people leaving in fiscal 2020 was almost five times
what local economic researchers were predicting just weeks ago
Source: Hawaii Star.

 

Hawaii travel quarantine reduced to 10 days

Gov. David Ige signed a 17th COVID-19 emergency proclamation reducing the state’s mandatory self-quarantine period for travelers entering the state and traveling between
Source: Hawaii Star.