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HILO Although the deadline to begin construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope was pushed back until 2021, project authorities believe a decision about the projects future will have to be made soon.
KAILUA-KONA Completion of upgrades to the Kealakehe Wastewater Treatment Plant to produce R1 recycled water and the ability to move that water to customers has been pushed back significantly.
HILO Sometimes it pays to fight City Hall.
HILO A prosecutor told jurors a 20-year-old Waikoloa man was choking on his own blood following what she called a brutal and unprovoked attack while the defense attorney described the stabbing as self-defense and said his client should have killed the man, a drug dealer, on April 17, 2014.
WAIMEA Beloved Chef Edwin Goto needed a few moments Tuesday to find the words to express his gratitude for the community thats raised more than $18,600 in just a few days to help with costly treatments and seeing doctors for a severe case of Raynauds Syndrome.
HILO The question of what to name fissure 8 will move closer to an answer next month at a public meeting where community members can discuss 21 proposed names for the landmark.
HONOLULU For the second month in a row, the University of Hawaii Board of Regents has postponed decision-making on a new draft of rules governing public and commercial activities on Maunakea.
WAIMEA The Hawaii State Public Library System announced the grand prize winner of its 2019 Summer Reading Program Grand Prize Drawing.
Southwest Airlines Co. says its planned incursion into Hawaiis island-hopping market is mostly complete.
KAWAIHAE The Hawaii Fire Department is moving forward with replacing the lifeguard tower taken from Spencer Beach Park earlier this summer.