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HILO Hawaii Volcanoes National Park announced Tuesday that it has awarded a $3.3 million contract to a construction company to repair roads and trails that were damaged during the 2018 eruption of Kilauea.
HILO Government officials agree Hawaii County needs to construct more affordable housing, and theres also agreement on the steps that can be taken to do it. But how to pay for it is open to debate.
HILO Hawaii Medical Service Association, the states largest health insurance company, has agreed to pay $180,000 and provide injunctive relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency announced Tuesday.
KAILUA-KONA He was the master of mahimahi, the man many in the aquaculture community knew as the go-to when it came to rearing any impossible-to-raise fish.
HONOLULU The U.S. stock market had a record bull run in 2019.
HILO The wheels on the bus arent going round the island as frequently as before, as the county Mass Transit Agency struggles with a shortage of Hele-On buses to cover all the routes.
HILO Mark LeRoy periodically stretched his legs as he stood Monday outside of a meeting room at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel.
HILO An adult and three children clinging to an overturned kayak were rescued Monday morning in waters off Puako Beach Drive in South Kohala.
Kim finds evidence gathered not admissible, closing drug case involving officer recommended for firing
KAILUA-KONA Charges in a 2-year-old drug case have been dropped because of officer misconduct, a judge ruled.
HONOLULU An event described as the Super Bowl of astronomy kicks off today in Honolulu as thousands of scientists descend on the Hawaii Convention Center for the biggest meeting of the year for American astronomers.