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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.
Three weeks on the job and University of Hawaii at Hilos Chancellor Bonnie Irwin is wasting no time in her new role.
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.
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.
From the arrest of kupuna protesting the Thirty Meter Telescopes construction on Maunakea to calls for his resignation, University of Hawaii President David Lassner, in an address to the UH Board of Regents on Thursday, said Wednesday marked one of the most difficult days his presidency.
KAILUA-KONA A woman accused of a double stabbing that left one dead at a Kau park in April will stand trial after a judge this week found the teen fit to proceed in the murder case.
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