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KAILUA-KONA – Judging by all the smiles and laughter, it was a perfect day on the water for the Joy Mills-Ferren Memorial Surf for Special Needs Saturday at Kahaluu Beach.
HILO Building a house on Hawaii Island just got a lot more complicated and more expensive because the county missed a deadline to enact local exemptions to a strict new statewide energy code.
KAILUA-KONA Repairs to the Kona Community Aquatic Center, which has been shutdown for more than five months, are expected to be complete by mid-October.
KAILUA-KONA The Queens Health Systems has a filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit over billing filed in June by Kaiser Health Foundation.
A 32-Year-old Waimea man has been charged following an identity theft investigation.
HONOLULU Honolulu plans to increase its housing inspection staff to help enforce a new vacation rental ordinance, officials said.
HONOLULU Bidding was drawing to a close Friday for a basketball jersey believed to have been worn by President Barack Obama.
HAGATNA, Guam A Texas-based company is facing criticism for naming a beer after the location of nuclear tests that resulted in the contamination of a Pacific island chain, a report said.
KAILUA-KONA The Leeward Planning Commission on Thursday granted a petition for standing in a contested case over a 50-unit residential community proposed across from Pahoehoe Beach Park on Alii Drive.
HONOLULU Southwest Airlines is aggressively expanding service to the Hawaiian islands in January, more than doubling the number of its interisland seats and increasing its trans-Pacific seat capacity by 50%.
HONOLULU Hawaii state officials are debating jurisdiction over the road leading to a contested telescope project, a report said.
HILO The county Board of Ethics on Wednesday finalized an order requiring Puna Councilwoman 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 Deputy sheriffs assigned to West Hawaiis courts now have a lieutenant based in Kona, although the legislator who helped create the position isnt happy the post had to be filled by someone from Hilo.
KAILUA-KONA Whether it is his undying commitment, his long resume of productions or his general love of theater, artistic director Jerry Tracy has played a huge role in the success of the Aloha Theatre.