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TMT International Observatory on Monday filed a response to an application by opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope for a temporary restraining order to halt construction of the project.
As the Big Island continues recovering from the 2018 eruption of Kilauea volcano, the county Department of Research and Development selected the Institute for Sustainable Development to do an in-depth assessment of the eruption’s economic impacts and draft an economic recovery plan.
WAILUKU, Maui Two wildfires that burned large areas of Maui are fully contained.
— From a simple commute to an epic road trip, experiences are formed, and memories are made. Mazda vehicles are more than a mode of transportation, they are created to be part of the journey.
A tense standoff between Thirty Meter Telescope protesters and law enforcement ended with jubilation after officers assured they would make no arrests Tuesday afternoon.
Kaupakuea Homestead Road in Pepeekeo will be reduced to one lane of traffic on Monday and Tuesday, July 23, 2019, due to a soils investigation for the Makea Stream Bridge.
A brief look at other stories from throughout the region.
During the week of July 8-14, Hawaii Island police arrested 18 motorists for DUI. Eight of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One was under the age of 21.
A body, likely that of a 24-year-old Massachusetts man who went missing during a swim on Saturday, was found Monday morning about 200 yards of Papakolea Beach, also known as Green Sands Beach, police said.
The non-profit Kuikahi Mediation Center will host a free talk this Thursday as part of their Finding Solutions, Growing Peace Brown Bag Lunch Series. Talks are noon-1 p.m. on third Thursdays in the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney, located at 655 Kilauea Avenue in Hilo.
KAILUA-KONA The brigade of buckets moved up and down the line with tight precision, not much different than paddles cutting in sync through the water.
MAUNAKEA — Following a daylong standoff between police and Thirty Meter Telescope protesters, both sides appeared to agree late Monday to a truce until daybreak today.
It was packed in Pahoa on Saturday for a discussion about a small boat ramp in lower Puna.
A brief look at other stories from throughout the state.
KAILUA-KONA A hearing to set the minimum prison term a Kailua-Kona teen will receive for his role in the 2016 rape of a woman at Old Kona Airport Park has been delayed again.
A cinder quarry south of Leilani Estates may be expanded in the next few years after a petition was filed by Kamehameha Schools last month.
The removal of wastewater lagoons at Big Island Dairy is currently underway, the state Department of Health said Thursday.
There was a second day of searching Sunday for a swimmer who was reported missing early Saturday evening in waters off Green Sands Beach in Kau.
A 12-hour prayer vigil Sunday drew hundreds opposed to the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea to Puu Huluhulu, across from the intersection of Saddle Road.
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