FEMA specialists to visit Big Isle to hear appeals on return of Kilauea funds
The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency announced Tuesday that federal assistance specialists will be deployed to Hawaii island in early August to meet with Kilauea eruption disaster aid recipients who have been told to return their disaster relief funds.
Police open attempted murder case after man stabbed in Waipahu
Honolulu police have opened a second-degree attempted murder investigation after a man was stabbed multiple times in Waipahu.
Gov. David Ige TMT opponents on Mauna Kea and taps Harry Kim to lead negotiations
MAUNA KEA, HAWAII >> After a weeklong standoff, Gov. David Ige on Tuesday asked Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim to coordinate state and county efforts to resolve the impasse over the Thirty Meter Telescope.
Apollo 11 thrilled Hawaii with splashdown return
The out-of-this-world drama didnt end when Neil Armstrong and Edwin Buzz Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon and then, with many fingers crossed, successfully rocketed back to the Apollo 11 command module to rejoin Michael Collins.
Court rulings mixed for Mauna Kea protesters
A state court Tuesday granted a Hawaii island kumu hulas request to temporarily overturn Gov. David Iges emergency proclamation restricting public access to Mauna Kea.
Lieutenant governor sees room for compromise on TMT
Hawaii Lt. Gov. Josh Green said Tuesday he thinks there are potential areas of compromise between state officials and opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope, such as an accelerated decommissioning of five existing telescopes, that could help move the $1.4 billion telescope project forward. As the situation stands, he said, it would be impossible to begin construction.
Education Institute of Hawaii sues to get public schools’ budget data
The Education Institute of Hawaii is suing schools Superintendent Christina Kishimoto and the Department of Education for failing to hand over all the budget data it is seeking.
Lee Cataluna: Ige throws mountain of distraction as TMT foes stay focused
Something happened. Something is happening. There may not be extrapolated numbers from a current telephone survey to quantify it, but the huge number of people standing against the construction of the TMT on Mauna Kea serves as evidence.
Caldwell officials and Council again clash on Ala Moana park plans
Ala Moana Regional Park regulars and Honolulu City Council members Tuesday again clashed with officials from Mayor Kirk Caldwells administration over plans for a major makeover at the Peoples Park.
Bankoh’s second quarter beats Wall Street’s expectations
Bank of Hawaii Corp., the states second-largest bank, reported that its second-quarter net income rose to $56.9 million, which was 4% higher than the same quarter in 2018 and surpassed Wall Street expectations.
Kokua Line: NUC renewals to continue under new city rental rules
Q uestion : Regarding short-term vacation rentals, are they yanking the NUCs?
Maui physician pleads guilty to health care fraud
A Maui physician is facing a federal prison term of up to 10 years at sentencing in December for billing patients health insurers for drugs the patients didnt need, so he could give the drugs to other patients.
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