It is hard to summarize all the news and events that have occurred recently but here are some of them that I think are of most interest to you.
The Hawaii Superferry has temporarily shut down. Due to a decision by the Hawaii Supreme Court
Grounded sailboat now part of reef.
Tourism is down significantly in Hawaii.
The road past Kipahulu is now open to traffic.
The Lahaina Bypass is being built -- only a couple of DECADES or so late!