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A state senator has argued that state Department of Transportation might not have jurisdiction over the Maunakea Access Road, potentially complicating efforts to build the Thirty Meter Telescope.
KAILUA-KONA The Queens Health Systems has a filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit over billing filed in June by Kaiser Health Foundation.
KAILUA-KONA The Honokaa Pool remains closed several months after county officials had expected to reopen the facility to Hamakua residents.
— With every push of the start button, Mazda engineers want the cars they’ve designed to feel as if they’ve come to life.
HONOLULU Bidding was drawing to a close Friday for a basketball jersey believed to have been worn by President Barack Obama.
Honolulu adds inspectors to help enforce rental law
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.
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.
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