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A committee of five community members has submitted to the County Clerk a ballot initiative proposal seeking to establish an animal shelter standards law.
HONOLULU (AP) Neil Armstrong, Edwin Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins trip to the moon concluded with a stay in Hawaii.
Officers and board members of nonprofit organizations receiving stewardship grants from the countys public land fund could be paid for their work with taxpayer money, under a change to a proposed charter amendment unanimously approved by the County Council.
For nearly two weeks, no staff of the Maunakea Observatories have been able to access the telescopes at the mountains summit, save at the discretion of demonstrators occupying Maunakea Access Road.
KAILUA-KONA The jury trial of four of the seven defendants accused of aiding suspected cop killer Justin Waiki appears to be on hold amid arguments over appeals and jurisdiction.
Work on the third phase of the Mohouli Heights Senior Neighborhood is well underway on budget and on schedule for a fall 2020 opening.
A coalition of University of Hawaii faculty calling itself Mauna Kea Protectors at the University of Hawaii said Saturday it sent a letter July 22 to UH President David Lassner calling for his resignation if he doesnt meet certain demands of the group.
Tropical Storm Erick has formed in the Eastern Pacific, and forecasters expect the cyclone to grow into a hurricane as it approaches Hawaii later this week.
A disaster recovery expert said Saturday that the Big Island is going to have to tell its story in a compelling way to get its share of federal recovery dollars after a 2018 that saw 700-plus homes destroyed by lava from Kilauea volcano and disastrous flooding from the remnants from Hurricane Lane.
HONOLULU (AP) The Hawaii Conservation Conference this year hosted a panel discussion in the Hawaiian language for the first time.
Roy M. Mau, 70, of Mountain View died July 1 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a woodcarver for the former Kamaaina Woods in Honokaa and U.S. Navy veteran. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by companion, Dayle Miyashiro of
Mountain View; sister, Robin (Derek) Hanzawa of Honolulu; brothers, Rod Mau of Honolulu and Richard (Fai) Mau Jr. of Indonesia; an uncle, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
A tropical depression being tracked by forecasters in the Eastern Pacific is expected to grow into a hurricane as it approaches Hawaii next week.
KAILUA-KONA A new West Hawaii extension agent was hired to expand the fight against the invasive little fire ant on Hawaii Island.
Big Island police identified the body recovered from the ocean near South Point on July 15 as Charles Senechal, 23, of Bellingham, Mass.
The University of Hawaii Board of Regents on Aug. 30 will take up the latest draft of the proposed Maunakea administrative rules.