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Accessed on 09 October 2019, 1525 UTC, Post 19650.
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HILO After a meeting between Thirty Meter Telescope opponents and Mayor Harry Kim at the Maunakea Access Road on Monday, neither side has any intention of backing down.
HILO As more money pumps into county road projects, thanks in part to a 161% increase in the fuel tax rate since 2017, the county is having trouble spending it fast enough.
KAILUA-KONA Big Island police have cited three triathletes and responded to two crashes involving cyclists ahead of the Ironman World Championship.
KAILUA-KONA With thousands of athletes and their families descending on West Hawaii for the Ironman World Championship this Saturday, security is a great concern.
KAILUA-KONA Two Kona entities have been fined by the federal government for failing to close a banned large capacity cesspool.
KAILUA-KONA The West Hawaii Sanitary Landfill and the Kealakehe Recycling and Transfer Station will be closed all-day Saturday due to road closures that will be in place for the Ironman World Championship Triathlon.
HONOLULU An analysis of the number of town halls by Hawaiis Congressional delegation indicates the members have an inconsistent record of holding voter events at home.
KAILUA-KONA With so many more people in town for the Ironman World Championship, being prepared by allotting extra time for travel and knowing which routes are open will be key this week.
KAILUA-KONA Hawaii Island police have arrested and charged 42-year old Isamu Tamari Lopez of Hawaiian Beaches following an incident at a bank.