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KAILUA-KONA Theres nothing sweeter than when a plan comes together.
HILO Whether the countys short-term vacation rental law is constitutional is beyond the scope of the county Board of Appeals, members said Friday in unanimously voting to deny a Captain Cook homeowners request to take up the issue.
HONOLULU The U.S. Navy is considering a plan to use double-wall tanks to upgrade a fuel storage facility in Honolulu, officials said.
HILO A woman rescued Thursday from the rocky coastline north of Hilo near Onomea four days after her kayak sank on Sunday is fortunate she carried a whistle.
KAILUA-KONA Guilty verdicts were handed down Thursday for three defendants accused of aiding cop killer Justin Waiki following a six-week trial.
KAILUA-KONA Hawaii Island police detectives are renewing their request for the publics assistance in locating a 37-year-old Pahoa man who was reported missing.
HONOLULU Plaintiffs and defendants reached a settlement over a deadly Honolulu high-rise fire, although the amounts to be paid by insurance companies remains confidential, attorneys said.
MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Flying into the uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Midway Atoll appears out of the vast blue Pacific as a tiny oasis of coral-fringed land with pristine white sand beaches that are teeming with life.
HILO After eight hours of impassioned opposition from community members, the University of Hawaii Board of Regents ultimately voted Wednesday to amend and approve a draft of administrative rules governing Maunakea.
Police: More than 6,200 citations issued, 60 arrested amid stepped-up traffic enforcement near Maunakea Access Road
KAILUA-KONA Hawaii Island police continue to issue citations and make arrests amid enhanced traffic enforcement efforts on Daniel K. Inouye Highway near Maunakea Access Road and the Thirty Meter Telescope protest.
KAILUA-KONA Mayor Harry Kim remains steadfast in his commitment to finding a way forward as the standoff over the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea continues.
KAILUA-KONA Keen observation and good old fashioned police work earned Hawaii County Police Officer Christopher Fukumoto the honor of November Officer of the Month on Wednesday.