Samie Solina

Reporter

Honolulu, Hawaii


Recent Articles by Samie

  Tighter COVID-19 rules now in effect for all trans-Pacific travelers to Hawaii

  City’s mobile testing lab at Honolulu airport now open to inter-island travelers

  Educators continue to make tough calls with transition to blended learning

  Kaimuki restaurant considers closing its doors after repeated vandalism incidents

  Some areas along Aiea corridor see flooding as king tides roll in

  Only about 30% of Hawaii’s $1.2B in coronavirus relief aid has been spent so far

  2 people on either side of the political aisle share a Zoom call ... and some common ground

  Decades after his death, a Hawaii war veteran finally got the honor he earned

  A look inside one Oahu lab as it processes hundreds of COVID-19 tests a day

  Eateries notice a bump in business under Hawaii Restaurant Card program

  Glitch in lottery for housing subsidy waiting list gives applicants false hope

  Unemployed workers still waiting for jobless benefits plead with state to expand services

  0fficials acknowledge hiccups on Election Day, but say voting went smoothly overall

  On opposite ends of the political spectrum, 2 Hawaii families find common ground

  Last-minute voters urged to submit ballots as Election Day nears

  Some worry state will botch rollout of program that extends unemployment benefits

  UH lab seeks to reach frontline workers, underserved with COVID-19 testing

  Hotels help police enforce quarantine for travelers who land without a negative test

  In final stretch of project, Ala Wai Canal dredging work to go later into night