Travel

Hawaiian Airlines announces plans to resume flights to North America destinations

  By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii Bureau HONOLULU (Eagle News) – Hawaiian Airlines announced on Wednesday, July 1, that it will resume a reduced schedule between Hawaii and most of its U.S. mainland gateway cities starting August 1, when Hawaii …

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Airbnb and Hawaii’s Kauai County reach agreement to help enforce short-term rental laws

By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii Bureau HONOLULU (Eagle News) – Kauai County Mayor Derek S. K. Kawakami and Airbnb announced on Monday, June 29, the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to help the county enforce its short-term rental …

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Hawaii to launch COVID-19 pre-travel testing program for out-of-state travelers beginning August

  By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii Bureau HONOLULU (Eagle News) – Governor David Ige announced on Wednesday, June 24, that all travelers arriving in Hawaii from out-of-state will be required to get a valid COVID-19 test prior to their arrival, …

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Increased access implemented for Pearl Harbor National Memorial

  By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii Bureau PEARL HARBOR (Eagle News) – Following guidance from the White House and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in conjunction with state and local public health authorities, the National Park Service (NPS) …

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Gaithersburg outdoor garden library invites productivity along with some imagination

  GAITHERSBURG, MD (Ealge News) — This Gaithersburg community garden library, by the looks and feel of it, is suitable for meetings and plannings while the kids are busy playing in the playground. Cicero’s quote was adapted from a letter …

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Canada-US border closure to nonessential travel extended another month, Trudeau announced

  By Thomas I. Likness EBC Edmonton Bureau EDMONTON (Eagle News) — A ban on non-essential travel between Canada and the United States will remain in place for another month, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday. “I can now confirm …

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Hawaii lifts quarantine requirement for interisland trips, encourages travelers to do part in preventing COVID-19 spread

  By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii Bureau HONOLULU (Eagle News) – Interisland travel within the Hawaiian Islands without the 14-day quarantine begins on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. The Department of Health (DOH) describes this change as “a major step forward …

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Hawaii Governor extends self-quarantine for out-of-state travelers through July, will lift inter-island quarantine on June 16

    By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii Bureau HONOLULU (Eagle News) – Governor David Ige signed on Thursday, June 11, a ninth supplementary emergency proclamation that extends the COVID-19 emergency period through July 31. The emergency proclamation lifts the 14-day …

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Miami beaches open after three months of COVID-19 closure

  By Leila Macor MIAMI (AFP) — Miami’s beaches in South Florida opened for the first time in three months Wednesday, an emotional moment for many residents whose leisure and financial well-being are intrinsically tied to the sandy shores, which …

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A place for love: the Lover’s Oak in Brunswick Georgia

  By Colleen Knight EBC Georgia Bureau (Eagle News) — In the small town of Brunswick, tucked away in the southernmost regions of the state of Georgia, in a place called the Golden Isles, is a tree estimated to be …

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Hawaiian Airlines’ airport teams adjust day-to-day operations in preparation for the “new normal”

  By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii Bureau HONOLULU (Eagle News) – After suspending numerous routes and temporarily retiring most of its fleet, Hawaiian Airlines (HA) has had to rethink every aspect of its daily operations while continuing to protect the …

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US astronauts enter space station in milestone mission

By Issam Ahmed WASHINGTON (AFP) — NASA astronauts entered the International Space Station on Sunday after a landmark 19-hour journey on the first crewed US spacecraft in nearly a decade, a triumph for SpaceX and private enterprise. The hatch opened …

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