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HILO Elections are more than a year away and for some senators three years away but that hasnt kept state lawmakers from holding fundraisers during the legislative session and collecting money from the very people who are trying to influence their votes.
KAILUA-KONA Two properties on Honokaas main street have been nominated to the National Register of Historic Places.
WAIKOLOA VILLAGE With vertical construction at Waikoloa Plaza planned to get underway soon, developers anticipate the new shopping center will be able to offer the community shopping and dining by fall of next year.
HILO The University of Hawaii Board of Regents approved Friday the formation of a Maunakea Governance Task Group after a protracted public hearing.
HILO Big Island tour companies are increasingly learning not to put all their eggs in one basket, as even temporary closures of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the Maunakea summit play havoc with tour groups plans.
KEALAKEKUA A motion for a new trial in the case of three individuals found guilty in the September 2018 beating of a hotel security guard was denied Friday in Circuit Court.
KAILUA-KONA The 60th annual Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament is taking place this week, and there is a new face to Miss Billfish for the historic anniversary. This time around, it is Michelle Izawa, a Kailua-Kona native who comes from a fishing family.
The University of Hawaii Board of Regents (BOR) is expected to consider a motion Friday to appoint a permitted interaction group to investigate issues and make recommendations related to Maunakea governance.