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KAILUA-KONA With the closures of three West Hawaii transfer stations Tuesday that sent residents to Waimea and Kailua-Kona to dispose of their rubbish because of staff shortages, local officials say theyd like to see some solutions.
WAILUKU Oprah Winfrey surprised the Maui Humane Society with a visit to thank the organization for evacuating animals during a wildfire.
KAILUA-KONA In an effort to provide hoodies, shirts, school supplies and haircuts, Umekes, Boss Cutz and 101 Salon have teamed up with the Young Professionals Network of the West Hawaii Association of Realtors to accomplish just that.
MAUNAKEA Before dawn on Monday, two lines stood on either side of Daniel K. Inouye Highway near the bottom of the Maunakea Access Road.
HONOLULU U.S. Sen. Mazie K. Hirono is among 22 senators to express concern Monday that political bias is making its way to the U.S. Geological Survey, with new policies and restrictions.
MAUNAKEA The state has removed a gate it erected earlier in the day near the cattle guard on Maunakea Access Road.
MAUNAKEA The group of eight protesters who had chained themselves to a cattle guard on Maunakea Access Road removed the chains this afternoon after being told they would not be arrested today.