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KEAAU – The county will soon limit the amount of waste residents can dispose at county transfer stations in a single day.
State Sen. Maile Shimabukuro of Oahu has introduced a pair of resolutions encouraging the media, law enforcement, and information officers to adopt a no-notoriety approach to reporting on mass shooters and the perpetrators of other mass crimes.
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.
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.
HONOLULU Hawaii already has some of the nations strictest gun laws, but the fatal shooting of two Honolulu police officers by a man his lawyer and neighbors believe had psychiatric problems has added new urgency to efforts to close gun control loopholes and bolster mental health care treatment.
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.
HONOLULU A next-door neighbor of a man accused of stabbing a woman and fatally shooting two Hawaii police officers said he was assaulted by the suspect years ago and wanted him evicted from their upscale neighborhood near Waikiki Beach.
Aformer Keaau resident and her canine partner are competing to be Americas Top Dog.
At his State of the State address this morning, Gov. David Ige reiterated his belief that the conflict surrounding the Thirty Meter Telescope can still be resolved peacefully.
PUU WAAWAA Nene wandered, honked and flew around the 55-acre enclosure at Puu Waawaa Forest Reserve as volunteers planted, watered, weeded, collected native seeds and created trails at the dryland forest for Mondays Kaiser Permanentes annual Day of Service.
HONOLULU A Hawaii handyman with a history of run-ins with police and neighbors faced eviction when he stabbed a woman and killed two officers before the house he and two women were believed to be inside burned, authorities and neighbors said.