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Opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope rejected an offer by mayor Harry Kim Thursday that would temporarily suspend construction efforts a proposal that Kims office later said was never made.
Yvonne Verburgt of Hilo is a retired chemist, a substitute teacher, and on Thursday, she was one of nearly 100 people lined up along Kanoelehua Avenue in support of the long-contested Thirty Meter Telescope.
KAILUA-KONA Six weeks after Kaiser Permanente filed suit against The Queens Health Systems following the latters announcement that it would begin billing Kaiser members for the balance of emergency services it provides, Queens has yet to file a response in court.
— You probably never thought you’d share the same personality traits as a car, but you might be surprised.
One man is dead following a single-vehicle rollover crash Thursday near the 35-mile marker on Highway 11 in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
A new law that took effect July 1 is providing for tougher penalties for DUI offenders.
Southwest Airlines will move forward next month with its plans to expand service in Hawaii, including to Hilo.
Gabbard sues Google, says free speech violated
UPDATED: Mayor Harry Kim clarified in a statement today that he does not have the authority to intervene or make deals regarding the TMT project.
KAILUA-KONA The unemployment rate on Hawaii Island increased by more than half a percentage point from May to June, according to the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.
A 40-year-old man has pleaded guilty to 27 charges stemming from the Dec. 22, 2015, knifepoint rape of two teens in Hilo.
Testimony ranged from poetic to pragmatic to piqued. But all speakers were passionate and tears flowed on both sides of the dais Wednesday as the County Council passed a nonbinding resolution backing state Sen. Kai Kahele’s call for a 60-day moratorium on construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea.
As protesters wait at the base of the Maunakea Access Road each day, a network of volunteers works to ensure their needs are met.
Mayor Harry Kim said Wednesday that he hopes to meet with Hawaiian community leaders, including those leading the protests at Maunakea, before the end of the week.
Mayor Harry Kim said today that he hopes to meet with Hawaiian community leaders, including those leading the protests at Maunakea, before the end of the week.
LIHUE, Kauai A frayed 17-year-old cable was to blame for a widespread power outage on Kauai.
Police are seeking the publics assistance to identify and apprehend two suspects caught on surveillance.
During the week of July 15-21, Hawaii Island police arrested 22 motorists for DUI. Five of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One was under the age of 21.
Police are seeking the publics assistance in identifying what they call a suspicious vehicle seen leaving the area of a recent brush fire on Kawaihae Road near the 64-mile marker.
Police are asking for help to find a missing a 15-year-old North Kohala girl.
Gov. David Ige on Tuesday evening met with Thirty Meter Telescope opponents near the Maunakea Access Road shortly after announcing that Mayor Harry Kim would take over efforts to negotiate a peaceful resolution with demonstrators who have blocked the road for nine days.