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WAILUKU, Maui Police arrested a man they say might have been responsible for a wildfire that cost Maui County up to $400,000.
Thirty-three opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope were arrested Wednesday on the Maunakea Access Road during a third consecutive day of protests that prompted Gov. David Ige to sign an emergency proclamation.
County Council members reported gifts ranging from a $100 Southwest Airlines card to a trip to Portugal in their most recent gift disclosures.
— Engineers at Mazda have been working tirelessly to make CX-5 crossover a great driving and safer SUV.
The protests surrounding the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea and the closure of the Maunakea Access Road affects not only the future of astronomy, but its present, as well, according to astronomers who use the telescopes already in place on the mountain.
The Steam Vents parking lot in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will be closed today from 8 a.m. to noon as park staff continue efforts to eradicate little fire ants (LFA) from the area. If the weather is unfavorable, Monday will be the alternate date.
A brief look at other news from throughout the state.
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.
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.
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