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HONOLULU When starlight from billions of years ago zips across the universe and finally comes into focus on Earth, astronomers want their telescopes to be in the best locations possible to see whats out there.
The Puna Kai shopping center in Pahoa is nearing completion, and an October grand opening is planned.
Big Island residents will have the chance next week to weigh in on an ocean resources management plan, as statewide sharing sessions wrap up with meetings in Kona and Hilo.
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The new Office of the Prosecuting Attorney at the West Hawaii Civic Center is months behind schedule. When work got underway on the $14 million project in May 2018, officials anticipated Isemoto Contracting Co. Ltd. would have the project completed April 8, 2019. That day has since come and gone.
KAILUA-KONA A revamp of Coconut Grove Marketplace in Kailua Village is underway.
KEALAKEKUA A 38-year-old man responsible for an islandwide crime spree on Wednesday made two court appearances Friday morning.
KAILUA-KONA The 26-year-old woman bitten by a shark Tuesday in Kealakekua Bay has been released from the hospital in good condition, a Kona Community Hospital spokeswoman said Friday.
Fire inspectors and police are investigating the cause of a fire that caused more than $60,000 dollars to a downtown Hilo building Saturday morning.
Police arrested a Hilo couple and charged them with numerous crimes stemming from motor vehicle thefts at Honolii Beach Park.
Rows of bright blue bicycles, at four locations around Hilo, stand ready to be used.
The signing by President Donald Trump in June of a long-delayed disaster relief bill means Hawaiian Volcano Observatory can go about the business of finding a new site.
Drivers are advised to stay alert this week as the state Department of Transportation begins its contraflow project on Keaau-Pahoa Road between 5:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Monday through Friday.
TUXEDO, N.Y. In brushy terrain where a botanical interloper evades detection by the human eye, count on Dia to sniff it out.
A Hilo judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against the Thirty Meter Telescope that sought an injunction to block its construction because the project did not post a security bond.
Telephone calls soliciting donations pretending to represent the Fire Fighters Support Alliance, a nonprofit organization, are a scam, according to Fire Chief Darren Rosario.
KAILUA-KONA Coral bleaching is already occurring in West Hawaii waters, and things are likely to get worse as Hawaiis reefs enter a major bleaching event within the next two months if not sooner.
KAILUA-KONA Kaiser Health Foundation is asking a federal judge to block The Queens Health Systems from directly billing its members until the court renders a decision on Kaisers allegations of unfair billing practices.
Hawaii County Council on Wednesday approved a resolution to establish a working group to examine and address challenges in beekeeping on the Big Island by recommending updates to county ordinances.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park said Friday the parking lot at Steam Vents within the park will be closed from 8 a.m.-noon Thursday as park staff continue efforts to eradicate little fire ants from the area.
Surfers across the state will gather on beaches Sunday for an event in opposition to the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea.
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