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Top Story: Federal officials investigating the tour helicopter crash along Kauai’s Napali Coast are having a difficult time because of cliffs and jungle growth.
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Accessed on 02 January 2020, 1515 UTC, Post 20069.
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HONOLULU The remote and rugged terrain on the Hawaiian island of Kauai where a sightseeing helicopter crashed, killing all seven people aboard, could make it difficult or even impossible to piece together what led to the wreck.
HONOLULU The Hawaii state auditor suspended an audit of limited liability companies owned by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs after the board of trustees denied full access to the minutes of its meetings.
HONOLULU As 2020 dawns on Maunakea, the fate of the Thirty Meter Telescope seems less certain now than it did a decade ago when the billion-dollar-plus project was first proposed.
Future of saving coral: Legacy Reef Foundation teaming up and showcasing quest to regrow valuable ocean life force
KAILUA-KONA Hawaii native Bill Coney and his partner Dr. Susanne Otero are on a mission to save the coral reefs in their home state and around the world.
Officials looking at council woman’s husband in relation to alleged assault on another public servant
HILO A retired Hawaii County police detective is under investigation for allegedly assaulting another county official while still a member of the department in the vicinity of a building that houses government offices.
KAILUA-KONA The Honokaa Public Library is one of two Hamakua properties nominated to the National Register of Historic Places.
HONOLULU Cloudy skies are expected over Hawaii island this afternoon as a lingering swath of moisture moves from west to east, according to weather forecasters.