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Proposed changes to livestock shipping procedures by interisland ocean shipper Young Brothers have some concerned that all but the largest ranchers might be priced out of the market.
Neighbors of the 1,300-unit master-planned Kaloko Heights development will get a free ride on sewer hookups, thanks to an improvement district initiated by the developers.
A retired Hawaii Police Department detective has been charged with allegedly assaulting a county official while still a member of the department.
Hawaii County Council members were unhappy with the Department of Public Works efforts to relieve traffic congestion across the island.
NEW YORK In Arizona, a burgeoning Asian American community fields xenophobic calls about a planned night market featuring Asian street foods. In New York, a dim sum restaurant owner worries he wont make rent. In the San Francisco Bay Area, a local Asian American-owned restaurant chain is mulling temporarily shuttering one of its properties because of the downturn in trade.
The current truce between the Thirty Meter Telescope and its opponents might be extended by another two months at the request of Mayor Harry Kim.
A bill strengthening labeling requirements for Hawaiian-grown coffee blends remains alive having met a critical deadline last week, but lawmakers are now considering a phased-in approach.
As a civil lawsuit alleging a Waimea businessman sexually abused a 12-year-old boy decades ago nears trial, the victim in the case is revealing his identity.
Cardiac care continues to be a priority for Hilo Medical Center, and legislation introduced in the state Senate will help expand those services.
Hilo High School will have a new leader come Tuesday.