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The county Department of Water Supply said at about 3:45 today there is a water main break near the Ascension Mission Catholic Church.
Puna Councilwoman Ashley Kierkiewicz said Monday she plans to introduce this week a resolution urging the state Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation to form a working group with the county, community members and fishing community to plan and develop a boat ramp for Puna.
— Mazda3 is part of a long line of groundbreaking Mazda vehicles that have helped make it the best-selling Mazda in the world.
KAILUA-KONA A West Hawaii business canceled its luau show Monday after organizers of the demonstration on Maunakea called on the visitor industry to suspend operations to show support for the protectors.
The County Council on Wednesday is scheduled to decide whether to hear a last-minute resolution supporting a 60-day moratorium on Thirty Meter Telescope construction on Maunakea.
After meeting with protesters Monday at the Maunakea Access Road, Lt. Gov. Josh Green said he would advise Gov. David Ige to de-escalate the confrontation on the mountain.
Data from students at more than a dozen Big Island public and charter schools — used for college and career planning on the My Future Hawaii website — might have been accessed by unauthorized users.
Hawaii County Mass Transit Agency will host a Pahoa Hub community meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, at the Pahoa Neighborhood Facility at 15-3022 Kauhale St.
Hawaii County is hosting a Kilauea Recovery SpeakOut event from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Keaau High School.
A brief look at other news from throughout the state.
Three weeks on the job and University of Hawaii at Hilos Chancellor Bonnie Irwin is wasting no time in her new role.
Enrollment at the University of Hawaii at Hilos Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy is expected to decline this fall, university officials say.
Opponents of TMT launch protest march
Archie Ah See Aki Jr., 91, of Hilo died July 9 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Kona, he was a retired bosun with the Matson Navigation Co., commercial fisherman and U.S. Army veteran. Visitation 9-11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, at the Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by companion, Minnie Bicoy of Ainaloa; daughters, Maile (Chris) Harris, Gwen Chinen, Marcia (Bridget) Aki and Jasmine (Arthur) Nakayama of Hilo, Laurie (Irvin) Sarsona of Wailuku, Maui, Verdell (Jim) Cowles of Waianae, Oahu, and Antoinette Toni Aki and Annette Nettie Aki of Keaau; son, Neal (Linh) Aki of Hilo; sister-in-law, Patsy Aki of Kohala; 13 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
The countys new vacation rental registration laws are stimulating almost as many questions as applications, as property owners struggle to meet county requirements ahead of a Sept. 28 deadline.
A Hilo kumu hula has filed a lawsuit against Gov. David Ige, claiming the state of emergency declared last week is a violation of his rights as a Native Hawaiian cultural practitioner and in violation of the states emergency management law.
On Saturday, the largest group of people gathered along the intersection of Daniel K. Inouye Highway and Maunakea Access Road since protests began Monday against the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea.
More than a month after construction began to restore lava-covered portions of Highway 132 in lower Puna, work is progressing steadily and is on schedule, county officials said Thursday.
HONOLULU (AP) A newly appointed, taxpayer-funded attorney representing
a former Honolulu prosecutor wants to delay her trial on bank fraud and identity theft charges.