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Dozens of protesters opposed to the Thirty Meter Telescope gathered at a meeting of the University of Californias Board of Regents on Thursday to demand that the UC system end its partnership with the project, according to the Daily Californian, UC Berkeleys student newspaper.
A 41-year-old Hilo man accused of shooting his estranged wife at close range in their upper Kaiwiki Road home last March testified Friday he is receiving inadequate care in the medical unit at Halawa Correctional Facility on Oahu.
A bill introduced in the state Legislature would give counties the authority to charge a developer for up to half of law enforcement costs related to a project.
HONOLULU (AP) The Honolulu Medical Examiners Office has identified the remains of two people found in a burnt-out home where a man allegedly shot and killed two Honolulu police officers and attacked a neighbor before setting the house ablaze last weekend.
More than a month after the Hawaii County Council rejected a $10 million deal with the state to reimburse police costs related to the standoff at Maunakea Access Road, a new agreement has still not been finalized.
The former site of a homeless camp in downtown Hilo may be sold off to pay for fines the owners owe the county.
Mark Van Pernis endured a second round of grilling Wednesday before being confirmed to the Leeward Planning Commission by a 6-3 vote.
SOUTH KONA A South Kona homeowner is facing thousands in fines for reportedly operating an illegal vacation rental a stones throw from Pebble Beach.
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.