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Hawaii tourism industry could benefit from new federal rules

Sep. 27, 2021 16:49 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — New federal rules for international travelers are expected to help Hawaii's crippled tourism industry. The state's international market has been nearly nonexistent since the pandemic largely shut down travel last year. Last week,...

Flight attendant assaulted on Hawaiian Airlines flight

Sep. 23, 2021 21:49 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaiian Airlines said Thursday a passenger assaulted one of its flight attendants in an unprovoked attack during a flight. The airline said the incident occurred shortly after flight HA152 left Honolulu for Hilo at 7:30 a.m. The flight attendant was...

Hawaii airport workers given extra time for vaccine mandate

Sep. 20, 2021 16:27 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Airline workers and Transportation Security Administration staff have been granted a grace period to comply with a Hawaii order that requires people going to state facilities like airports to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. The...