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KAILUA-KONA Passionate, inspired and inspiring people came together as a community for the first HONOUR event Thursday at Old Kona Airport Park.
HILO There will be no special property tax classification for short-term vacation rentals under recommendations proposed by a panel tasked with revamping the county property tax code, but some people currently getting tax breaks for agriculture could take a hit.
HILO Owners of certain Mazda vehicles can have new airbags installed for free at events in Hilo and Kona today and Friday.
HILO – The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission has issued an interim decision that results in no increase in electric rates at this time for Hawaii Electric Light Company customers, the PUC announced today.
KAILUA-KONA – Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) has come to Hawaii Island, on the heels of early successes on Oahu and Maui.
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 A 30-year-old Mountain View man is facing a host of charges following a disturbance at Sunday afternoon at Hilo International Airport that began when the mans luggage didnt arrive.
KAILUA-KONA Four firefighters helped contain a fire Thursday morning at Volcano Golf and Country Club.
HONOLULU The Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project will halt its program after the deaths of nine endangered birds, officials said.
HONOLULU An Oahu man was charged with killing a 16-year-old in a shooting he said was self-defense, court records said.
HILO Hawaii County Clerk Jon Henricks told state legislators Wednesday the county will have a high-speed ballot sorting machine by February, which he said will give Hawaii Island elections workers plenty of time to prepare for the new voting-by-mail system that will be in place for the 2020 primary and general elections.
KAILUA-KONA Four local artists have been working diligently this week to replace an old mural in the center of Kailua-Kona and bring a new work of art to life.
KAILUA-KONA Police have charged a 28-year-old Hilo man with numerous traffic violations following a high-speed pursuit on Monday on Daniel K. Inouye Highway.
HONOLULU The Honolulu City Council and Mayor Kirk Caldwell have approved a $214 million spending bill for the city rail project, officials said.