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HILO Its a new year, but closures of some of the countys solid waste facilities continue to plague the Department of Environmental Management.
Hawaii Island Police are asking for the publics assistance in identifying two persons of interest for identity theft and fraudulent use of a credit card that occurred in Hilo after they were caught on video surveillance. The investigation stems from the theft of a wallet from a motor vehicle in August 2019.
On Friday January 3, Hawaii Island Police Detectives charged a 34-year-old Puna man with various offenses after evading police on an unlicensed motorcycle. After conferring with prosecutors, Christopher K. Lucrisia was charged with felony Resisting an Order to Stop, Resisting Arrest, Defacing Serial Numbers on a Motor Vehicle, No Motor Vehicle Insurance, Driving without a Driver License, third-degree Promoting a Dangerous Drug, fourth-degree Theft, and Habitual Property Crime offender.
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.