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HILO A public hearing regarding Hawaii Electric Light Co.s application to construct portions of overhead transmission lines that will reconnect Puna Geothermal Venture to the HELCO grid will be held next week in Pahoa.
KONA State health officials are urging Hawaii residents to be vigilant but not to panic after a deadly new virus from China reached the U.S. West Coast in recent days.
HILO One of the six partners involved in the Thirty Meter Telescope project no longer wants the telescope to be built on Maunakea, according to news reports.
LIHUE A Kauai hospital has received a donation of $2.75 million toward its emergency department and trauma fundraising campaign.
WAILUKU Five vehicles were towed under a new Maui County law allowing police to tow vehicles of drivers arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, Hawaii police said.
Police are asking for the publics help identifying a suspect in a Jan. 19 burglary of a residence in Puna.
HILO A former Keaau resident and her canine partner are competing to be Americas Top Dog.
HONOLULU Possible human remains were found Tuesday morning at the site of 3015 Hibiscus Drive two days after an Oahu handyman reportedly stabbed a woman and killed two officers before the house he and two women were believed to be inside burned.
HONOLULU Gov. David Ige on Tuesday outlined a plan to boost preschool education, housing and tax relief for families as he delivered his annual state of the state address. Ige and state lawmakers jointly announced the package of proposals last week before the Legislature convened.
HONOLULU A man suspected of stabbing a woman and killing two Hawaii police officers last weekend wandered his neighborhood recording people with a camera mounted on his hat and rigged a barbecue grill to blow thick smoke directly into neighbors windows, a lawyer for residents said.
HONOLULU The U.S. Navy honored a World War II hero Monday naming a new aircraft carrier for Mess Attendant 2nd Class Doris Miller.