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Two weeks after Thirty Meter Telescope opponents relinquished control of the Maunakea Access Road, both sides are wondering what the next moves will be.
The new year has brought rain to East Hawaii, as well as windy weather and high surf to most of the Big Island.
A 30-year-old man has been charged in the slaying of a 71-year-old Eden Roc resident.
A state corrections officer pleaded no contest last month to possessing methamphetamine.
KAILUA-KONA The undermining of the seawall on Alii Drive at Oneo bay where the latest sinkhole appears has been a problem for over a decade.
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.