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|U.S. Senate approves disaster funding bill with more than $100M for Big Island, Kauaʻi
A measure that provides nearly $100 million to relocate the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory was approved by the U.S. Senate on Thursday. The bill, part of a $19.1 billion bipartisan package, was passed by a 85-8 vote. It also commits tens of millions of dollars in additional housing grants for Hawaiʻi County and millions in funding for the Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge.Hawaii News Now. Big Island Video News.
Superintendent Kishimoto gets high marks in her second year on the job
PUC advances effort to cut electricity costs
Honolulu’s population declined for a 4th consecutive year in 2018
Hawaiʻi Island Business Report
Last year’s Kīlauea eruption caused nearly $28 million in damage to Hawaiʻi Island farms. The majority of the losses were in crops at roughly $17 million… read more.
|Homicide detective who helped investigate Kealoha mailbox theft asked “Why us?”
Dru Akagi was in the Honolulu Police Department’s Homicide Division in 2013, and was assigned to investigate the Kealohas’ reported mailbox theft. Akagi was among six witnesses who took the stand Thursday in the second day of the Kealoha trial.Hawaii News Now. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. KHON2.KITV.
HPD thinks fire at controversial development was intentional
Kailua beach again picked as best in the U.S.
Theater with Impact
Playbuilders of Hawaii Theater Co. has produced plays about local neighborhoods, the LGBTQ community, sexual abuse, foster care and homelessness… read more.
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