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Accessed on 02 February 2019, 1435 UTC, Post 18362.
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Mayor Harry Kim signed a proclamation Friday announcing the county’s commitment to eliminating all traffic deaths and serious injuries on island roads.
HILO — The Hawaii Police Department said it will bolster its traffic patrols and step up impaired driving checkpoints during Super Bowl weekend.
HILO — Eliminating the solar water tax credit, reclassifying small agriculture lots to residential and repealing an obsolete program are three ways the county could generate revenue and make its property tax code more equitable, according to a report to be considered next week by the County Council.
Tourism numbers down in 2018: Disasters cited as reason; largest dropoff was among Japanese travelers
HILO — The number of visitors to the Big Island in 2018 dropped from the previous year, while visitor spending remained flat in the wake of the Kilauea eruption.
KAILUA-KONA — One week after it was installed, a kiosk inside the Kona Safeway allowing drivers to renew vehicle registrations digitally is down for repairs.