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KAWAIHAE Kawaihae Harbor-North is closed indefinitely following damage caused by high surf that battered west-facing shores over the New Years holiday.
Honua Ola Bioenergy will have to update a traffic assessment submitted for the project in March 2011 before the power plant under construction in Pepeekeo can deliver logs to its facility.
HONOLULU U.S. investigators said Thursday they were waiting for weather to clear so they may send a recovery team to retrieve the wreckage of a tour helicopter that crashed last week into a remote mountain ridge on the Hawaii island of Kauai and killed seven people.
More than two months after accepting its first clients, Keolahou an emergency homeless shelter established at the old Hilo Memorial Hospital is a refuge for the Big Islands homeless men.
HONOLULU (AP) 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 (AP) Hawaiian Telcom painted over an unauthorized mural on one of its buildings by renowned marine artist Robert Wyland.
Big Island’s top 10 stories include the standoff on Maunakea, ongoing lava recovery efforts, recycling woes
Its time to bid aloha to 2019 and leap into both a new year and a new decade. And this year, that leap is literal 2020 is a leap year, meaning February will have an extra day.
HONOLULU A Hawaii tour helicopter that crashed and killed all seven people on board hit a ridge at an altitude of 2,900 feet then fell about 100 feet, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday as investigators planned how to recover the wreckage from the remote and rugged crash site.
Police are looking for a 15-year-old Keaau girl last seen Oct. 29 in Hawaiian Paradise Park. Chasslyn Heu-Pacheco is described as local, 5-foot-2 inches tall, 120 pounds, with long brown hair, brown eyes and fair skin.