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HILO Twelve homeless people sheltering in Mooheau Park were moved to shelters following a deep clean of the parks facilities.
KAILUA-KONA Genki Sushi at Kona Commons will remain closed this weekend after the company requested a scheduled inspection be delayed to allow for more time to clean and treat the establishment.
KAILUA-KONA Staff shortages in the county Department of Environmental Management forced the closure Friday of two transfer stations in Kona, an issue thats repeatedly plagued the department in recent months.
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HILO A pay plan for firefighters that includes raises as well as bonuses and other perks could be on shaky ground, with Mayor Harry Kim opposed and the County Council offering only tepid support.
KAILUA-KONA The 26-year-old driver of a white Kia Soul that became well-known on social media for its handlers erratic and dangerous actions behind the wheel has pleaded not guilty to all charges filed in the case.
KAILUA-KONA Police on Friday identified the pedestrian killed in an early Thursday hit-and-run collision in Kailua Village.
KAILUA-KONA The Keei Transfer Station and Keauhou Transfer Station are both closed today due to staffing shortages.
KAILUA-KONA Five mariners from two disabled sailing vessels were rescued Thursday by good Samaritans roughly 2,000 miles southeast of Hilo.
WAILUKU Residents and professional association members have spoken out over a resorts expansion plans that would make it the second-largest hotel on Maui, a report said.
HILO After a tour of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Thursday, the secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior discussed his observations about the still-visible damage the park sustained during the Kilauea eruption last year and how the park might recover from it.
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