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KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii residents are responding to the call to assist those who might be affected by Hurricane Dorian, which ravaged the Bahamas and is bearing down on the South.
The standoff at Maunakea Access Road has now cost the county more than $3.6 million.
A wooden structure is under construction by individuals protesting the planned construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea.
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Efforts to address dwindling student enrollment might be paying off for the University of Hawaii at Hilo, although early enrollment numbers are still down slightly compared last fall.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide an update on the Waiakea and Palai stream flood control study during a community meeting from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, in the Hilo Municipal Golf Course Multipurpose Room.
Police are asking for the publics help in finding a 27-year-old man who went missing during a hike in Waipio Valley.
HONOLULU — The state attorney general’s office won’t go after Bank of America for failing to provide $150 million in loans for building houses on Hawaiian home lands.
KAILUA-KONA Hawaii County water consumers will have the opportunity to speak out about a proposed increase to the power cost charge.
The new chief executive officer for the Hawaii Island Humane Society said he sees his position as “an incredible opportunity” and described his staff as a group of “really smart people focused on making some incredible change.”
KAILUA-KONA — Sentencing is scheduled in October for the driver of a white Kia Soul that gained notoriety on social media earlier this year for it’s driver’s “erratic and dangerous” actions.
A brief look at other news from throughout the state.
The fifth Pacific hurricane of 2019 has formed, well to the East of Hawaii.
KAILUA-KONA (AP) Hawaii County has agreed to pay a $15.1 million settlement to the family of a Michigan man hit and killed by a police patrol car, officials said.
Kuhio Kalanianaole Park in Keaukaha will close on Tuesday for waterline improvements as part of ongoing road work along Kalanianaole Avenue.
If your internet seems a little faster these days, youre probably not imagining it.
KAILUA-KONA Showing signs of recovery, July brought growth to the visitor industry on Hawaii Island, but not enough to offset previous losses.
Science and arts are intertwining in new ways for Norman Arancon.
KAILUA-KONA Big Island educators looking to cool down their students this year have a new way to bring air conditioner units into their overheated classrooms.
HONOLULU (AP) A Hawaii woman was found guilty of negligent homicide and fleeing the scene of a fatal traffic accident three years after hitting a teenager with her car, officials said.
A humorous homespun video about a serious topic is slated to be aired Tuesday at a County Council committee meeting as the legislative body takes its first stab toward making local modifications to the International Energy Conservation Code.
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