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Community First wants the community to know its numbers.
Hawaii Island residents have an opportunity to respond to the states only regulated interisland ocean cargo shipping companys request for a 34% rate increase.
HONOLULU (AP) Hawaii lawmakers have proposed initiatives to help reduce the number of traffic-related fatalities after transportation officials confirmed more than 100 deaths in the last year.
HONOLULU (AP) A study shows the number of residential vacation rentals on Oahu has decreased by more than 13% since legislation was enforced against illegal short-term rentals, a Hawaii tourism agency said.
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.