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HONOLULU (AP) A popular Honolulu bar and restaurant is set to close and be replaced by a new outlet of one of the nations biggest restaurant chains, officials said.
The state has slapped a cease-and-desist order and fine on a company it says is operating two unlicensed special treatment facilities, or therapeutic living programs, in Hawaiian Paradise Park.
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.
‘Cycle of poverty’ targeted: Lawmakers, Ige unveil legislative package that aims to make Hawaii more affordable
As the Hawaii Legislature gears up for the 2020 session, leaders from the state House and Senate, along with Gov. David Ige, announced on Tuesday a legislation package to tackle critical economic issues that have long-plagued Hawaiis residents: income inequality, affordable housing and early education.
An update to the states strategic response plan for rapid ohia death requests more than $4 million in funding each year for five years.
HONOLULU (AP) Residents near a planned affordable housing project in Hawaii filed a lawsuit to prevent construction of the apartment complex.
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.