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KAILUA-KONA A county employee says abrupt transfer station closures like those experienced last week could pop up again in the future unless the Hawaii County Department of Environmental Management adds to its solid waste division workforce.
The Charter Commission will consider holding a special election later this year, rather than adding charter amendments to a 2020 general election ballot already crowded with candidates for president, Congress, county mayor, prosecutor and County Council.
A sparse audience Thursday evening capped off six public hearings as the county Charter Commission wrapped up its roadshow giving residents all over the island a chance to weigh in on proposed changes to the countys fundamental governing document.
HONOLULU (AP) A 99-year-old woman who U.S. prosecutors have described as a key witness in a Hawaii corruption investigation will provide early testimony that jurors will see if shes unavailable for trial, a judge ruled Friday.
HONOLULU Two Honolulu police officers arrested Friday are innocent of allegations they forced a man to lick a urinal, a defense attorney said.
A bill creating a new redevelopment district for the Waiakea Peninsula is headed for its final vote in the state Legislature.
KAILUA-KONA The parents of a 3-year-old who died in 2017 while in foster care are suing the state, Catholic Charities, the caregivers and others for the wrongful death of their son.