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The state Department of Transportation will reconfigure a stretch of Highway 130 to add a new northbound lane during morning rush hour on Monday, Aug. 26.
Southwest Airlines will begin offering flights from Hilo early next year, it was announced Thursday.
Approximately 100 people gathered along Kanoelehua Avenue Thursday afternoon to show support for the Thirty Meter Telescope project, while hundreds more drivers gave appreciative honks in agreement.
— With every push of the start button, Mazda engineers want the cars they’ve designed to feel as if they’ve come to life.
The county Salary Commission on Thursday rejected across-the-board average 6.1% raises for county officials, but settled on a 1.25% cost-of-living adjustment instead.
Officials grapple with pedestrian dangers on Oahu
Southwest Airlines will begin offering services in Hilo early next year, the airline announced today.
The U.S. Geological Survey set up a webcam to continuously track the development of a pool of water within Halema‘uma‘u Crater on Kilauea.
KAILUA-KONA A line-shaped cloud that stretched over West Hawaii shortly after 9 a.m. Wednesday appears to have been a contrail from a plane, according to meteorologists.
The state Board of Education today will consider adopting proposed amendments to Chapter 19 of the Hawaii Administrative Rules, which govern student misconduct and discipline.
The county Board of Ethics on Wednesday finalized an order requiring Puna council member Ashley Kierkiewicz to file an after-the-fact written disclosure of a possible conflict of interest stemming from a vote she took earlier this year.
KAILUA-KONA — Whether it is his undying commitment, his long resume of productions or his general love of theater, artistic director Jerry Tracy played a huge role in the success of the Aloha Theatre.
The Hawaii Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the state Constitution requires that students be provided access to Hawaiian language immersion education.
HONOLULU — Wildlife agencies say two native bird populations on Maui have declined by more than half.
KAILUA-KONA — Many are quick to dismiss the findings of a recent poll conducted for Civil Beat by MRG Research, calling the results flawed, skewed and propaganda for a survey that shows significant support throughout the state for the Thirty Meter Telescope.
As crews work to restore lava-covered portions of Highway 132 in Puna, their efforts are being slowed by areas of dense lava rock and pockets of extreme heat underneath.
Police are seeking the publics assistance in locating three missing children last seen earlier this year in Kailua-Kona.
A brief look at other news from throghout the state.
Several high-profile guests visited Maunakea in support of Thirty Meter Telescope opponents over the weekend, including U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard.
Kamehameha Schools and the Kohala Center on Monday launched Mahiai a Ola, a campaign to support local farmers, agricultural education, and innovative solutions to improve food security in Hawaii.
Police are continuing to investigate a robbery reported Saturday that allegedly took place days earlier at Hilo Baptist Church.
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