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HILO Crews continued to work Tuesday to repair and clear the Maunakea Access Road, which has been closed to the public since Friday because of the first snowfall of the decade.
KAILUA-KONA The physician shortage is approaching a critical state on the Big Island.
KAILUA-KONA Nearly 40 years after it began, the gathering has grown, but the message remains the same.
HILO Big Island Dairy has met all of the state Department of Healths enforcement actions to address the dairys water pollution violations that began two years ago, the DOH announced Monday.
HILO An update to the states strategic response plan for rapid ohia death requests more than $4 million in funding each year for five years.
Every 10 years the County of Hawaii Solid Waste Division is required to update its Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan, and its doing so now.
During the week of Jan. 6-12, Hawaii Island Police arrested 24 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Six of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. None of the drivers were under the age of 21.
Hawaii Island Police have charged a 33-year-old Mountain View man with robbery and other offenses stemming from an incident at a business in Pahoa Village, late Sunday morning.
HILO Gov. David Ige on Monday approved a controversial series of administrative rules governing the University of Hawaiis Maunakea land management practices.
HILO The torrential rainfall that pounded East Hawaii has eased, but that doesnt mean the precipitation has stopped completely.
KAILUA-KONA San Francisco Bay Coffee said Monday its closing its Kona Coffee Bar store in the Kona Inn Shopping Village effective Jan. 31.
KAILUA-KONA At least $8 million will be needed to repair Kawaihae Harbor-North after the state facility was heavily damaged amid high surf at the turn of the year.
HILO Multiple public meetings planned around the Big Island this month will introduce the results of a risk assessment conducted for a required update of the countys multi-hazard mitigation plan.
HILO The association of homeowners at the Mauna Kea Resort is appealing the countys approval of a subdivision without requiring a shoreline survey and other elements of a special management area.
KAILUA-KONA Kohala Shoreline LLC is moving forward with its development of a six-lot subdivision on the North Kohala coastline.
Hawaii Island Police are investigating a rise in property crime cases over the last two months in the 100 block of Makala Street in Hilo and are asking for the publics help with any information on the responsible suspects.
Hawaii Island Police are looking for Manuel Subica of Keaau who is wanted on multiple warrants for his arrest.
The Solid Waste Divisions public informational meetings this week at the Naalehu Clubhouse, Yano Hall, Aupuni Center Conference Room (Hilo) and Waimea Community Center are postponed due to unexpected emergencies.
HONOLULU A company that wants to build a surf park on Oahu says the $72 million facility could include Hawaiis first man-made barreling wave.
HONOLULU Construction work in Hawaii is likely to slow next year, but state lawmakers seem inclined to go along with Gov. David Iges plan to budget extra money to boost state construction spending and give a lift to the industry.
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