Samie Solina

Reporter

Honolulu, Hawaii


Recent Articles by Samie

  Shelter works to bolster vaccination rates among Oahu’s homeless

  Facebook founder, wife spent years building relationships before 2nd Kauai land buy

  With more COVID vaccine available, residents seeking a shot are able to shop around

  Residents in Haleiwa still on the road to recovery after floods destroyed their homes

  To reach hard-hit Filipino communities, leaders seek to overcome vaccine hesitancy

  Task force created to research missing and murdered Native Hawaiian women and girls

  Experts: Mobile clinics, outreach key to next phase of Hawaii’s vaccination efforts

  The Waikiki crowds are back, but tourism officials say it’s anything but business as usual

  Lulumahu Falls trail remains open after a fallen boulder injures two hikers

  Unlicensed contractors bilk thousands from trusting homeowners seeking renovations

  Walk-ins now welcome at a number of COVID vaccination sites in Hawaii

  Counties set to lose millions in hotel room tax revenues get OK to hike taxes on their own

  City hopes to buy neglected property near Pearl Harbor bike path and turn it into a park

  As state prepares to roll out inter-island vaccine passport, some learn they won’t qualify

  City investigated Nuuanu home at center of deadly police shooting 7 times for complaints

  Oahu joins rest of state in expanding COVID vaccine eligibility to everyone 16 and older

  Two-day manhunt in Windward Oahu leaves behind a shaken community

  HPD criticized for not releasing body cam footage in wake of fatal officer-involved shootings

  Hawaii stops administering single-dose J&J vaccine amid federal ‘pause’

  Some businesses are facing a new challenge: Hiring workers back

  DLNR proposal to reconstruct Cromwell’s popular jumping spot is met with opposition

  Kaiser Permanente opens new medical office, expanding services to those in West Oahu

  Kauai businesses hope for a rebound as island prepares to welcome back trans-Pacific travelers

  Consumers are being urged to ‘buy local,’ but the pandemic is limiting Hawaii-made options

  In big milestone, 25% of eligible population in each county received at least 1 dose of vaccine

  Popular East Oahu hiking trail closed as repairs get underway

  After lockdowns and layoffs, businesses are feeling something new: Optimism

  Despite potential obstacles, state pushes forward on vaccine passport plan

  Shutdowns happened almost overnight. Digging out, Hawaii businesses say, will take time.

  Experts: Uptick in spring break visitors a sign that tourism economy is on the mend