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HONOLULU Honolulu police officers killed a man they believed was armed during a struggle in a car after they identified him as fugitive, an official said.
Its a new year, but closures of some of the countys solid waste facilities continue to plague the Department of Environmental Management.
Lillian Nathaniel Kailipaka, 86, of Hilo died Jan. 5 at Legacy of Hilo. Born in Hilo, she was a retired bookkeeper for Central Supply Inc. and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 14) at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual or aloha attire; flowers welcome. Burial at Homelani Memorial Park, section 5. Survived by daughters, Charmaine (Virgil) Day of Maui and Tammy Ann Ryan of Kailua-Kona; sister, Grace Rapoza of Hilo; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
The Hawaii County Council unanimously voted Wednesday to pass at first reading a bill updating the countys energy conservation code.
Three Hawaii Island Native Hawaiian artists were invited to attend the 9th International Indigenous Artists Gathering 2019 at Turangawaewae Marae, in Ngaruwahia Aotearoa, New Zealand, in November. The gathering was hosted by Te Atinga Contemporary Visual Arts from Nov. 21-30.
HONOLULU (AP) The number of bankruptcies in Hawaii rose for the second straight year in 2019, records showed.
Property buyouts mulled: County will use HUD funds to purchase land from those wanting to leave areas impacted by eruption
Voluntary housing buyouts will be a priority for a portion of federal funding the county is set to receive for recovery efforts related to the 2018 eruption of Kilauea volcano in lower Puna.
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.
The state Department of Public Safety and Department of Accounting and General Services has scheduled a meeting to update the community about the project to add housing at Hawaii Community Correctional Center in Hilo. The meeting is 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Hawaii County Council Chamber in the County Building at 25 Aupuni St. in 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.