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KEALAKEKUA A Naalehu woman on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder charges filed in connection with a double stabbing that left one dead at a Kau park earlier this year.
HILO Despite concerns from about a dozen testifiers that changes to Konas community development plan would make it harder to hold developers accountable for their promises, a County Council panel Tuesday advanced a measure making a host of amendments.
KAILUA-KONA With more than half of North Kona and South Kohala renters paying above 30% of their income toward rent, two affordable housing projects in the region have the potential to help meet a critical need for the region.
KAILUA-KONA The Vietnam War was a nightmare, and most people would agree on that.
HILO According to a statement from the Maunakea Observatories, a car containing technicians from Gemini Observatory was stopped by protesters from entering the Maunakea Access Road this morning.
KAILUA-KONA A water main break near Ascension Mission Catholic Church on Puako Beach Drive has resulted in little to no water service for customers in the area, the Department of Water Supply reported Tuesday afternoon.
HONOLULU A toxicology test indicates an Oahu infant who died in the care of a babysitter had nearly double the concentration of an antihistamine in her blood as what is usually lethal for babies, officials said.
HILO Gov. David Ige just issued a statement in which he calls upon Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim to coordinate both county and state efforts to peacefully attempt to reach common ground with the protectors of Maunakea and the broader community. Mayor Kim is closest to the situation and the impacts are greatest on the island he leads.
HILO 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.
HILO 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.
WAILUKU The Maui Electric Company is experiencing the highest energy demand it has had in more than 10 years, officials said.