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KAILUA-KONA Big Island boaters will be doling out more green come November when increased fees for small boat harbor users and commercial operators on state waters go into effect.
HONOLULU (AP) Hawaii land officials have started to arrange a property exchange to aid construction of a multibillion-dollar rail transit line, but Native Hawaiians have raised concerns about the trade.
KAILUA-KONA A Kau community is coming together in a grassroots effort to bring a multi-purpose recreational center to their region.
Clemson could lose before the College Football Playoff. It is possible.
The Hawaii Police Department is asking for the publics assistance in identifying a male suspect who is wanted for questioning relative to a sexual assault investigation involving an adult female that occurred on June 15 in the area of Banyan Drive in Hilo.
HONOLULU Hundreds of vehicles began leaving Maunalua Bay in Hawaii Kai at 9 a.m. Sunday, with people shouting ku kiai mauna as they headed toward Maili.
Rain, no vog appear to be helping Kona coffee crop, though diseases and labor shortage present challenges
KAILUA-KONA A combination of above-average rainfall and vog-free skies appears to have set up Kona coffee farmers for a better season this year, but a couple challenges are cropping up.
KAILUA-KONA If I had to pick one thing I love most about Kona, it would be the water.
HILO Mass Transit Administrator Brenda Carreira is asking the County Council to fast-track approval for a three-year contract for Hele-On bus service, although she doesnt plan to disclose the vendor or the contract amount until after the matter is approved.
NORTH KOHALA Curiously, there has never been a traditional tattoo festival on the Big Island or even in the state of Hawaii.
KAILUA-KONA Hunter Patterson wanted to end his time at West Hawaii Explorations Academy last year on a high note.
HILO Two Maunakea Observatories Support Services vehicles were apparently vandalized last weekend while parked in Hilo.
Authorities are in the process this morning of tearing down an unpermitted structure along Daniel K. Inouye Highway near Puuhuluhulu.
WAILUKU Environmental groups that sued over a Hawaii countys use of injection wells have testified before county officials who will decide whether to continue an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, officials said.