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A bill to fund an ambulance for the Makalei Fire Station remains alive with a make-or-break Senate committee vote scheduled for this afternoon.
Saturday marks the end of a temporary promise by the Thirty Meter Telescope to not attempt construction on Maunakea, but it is still unclear what, if anything, will happen in the coming weeks.
COVID-19, the recently identified respiratory illness that has infected thousands in China and elsewhere around the world, could bring considerable but uncertain risk to Hawaiis tourism and economy in the coming year, according to a forecast published Monday by the University of Hawaiis Economic Research Organization.
Research on the Big Islands coastal erosion, led by a University of Hawaii at Hilo graduate student, is being used to shape county planning policies.
For the first time in five years, no new bill in the state Legislature will seek to create an independent Hawaii airports corporation.
The public will have less opportunity to weigh in on the size, style and location of roadside signs under a streamlining measure making its way through the County Council.
Leonard Charles Case, 87, of Waimea died Oct. 5 at the Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in North Kohala, he was an animal caretaker, veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War and was loved and respected by many. Viewing from call 9–11 a.m. Saturday (March 14, 2020) at Imiola Congregational Church in Waimea; A celebration of his life will begin at 11. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Lyle Case of Kohala, Cid Case of Kohala, Leonard Case, II of Waimea, Hana (Sharlene Ku) Camara of Waimea, Lyon (Maricel) Case of Kurtistown; daughter, Lyna (Darryl) Delatorre of Mountain View; brothers, Richard (Camille) Case of Waimea, William (Delma) Case of Waimea, Donald (Iwalani) Case of Waimea, Lloyd (Keomailani) Case of Waimea, Norman Case of Waimea; sister, Piilani Frazier of Oahu; 14 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, numerous nieces & nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Morutary.
Hilo chiropractor Dr. Rex Weigel is a source of inspiration and amazement to many.
U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz on Friday requested federal resources for Hawaii farmers affected by the avocado lace bug, which was recently identified on Hawaii Island.
HONOLULU (AP) A single-engine plane crashed at an airport northwest of Honolulu on Saturday, killing two people, authorities said.
The 43-year-old Washington man arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the Tuesday night death of his wife at Anaehoomalu Bay has been released from police custody.
HONOLULU Family members used to describe Lori Vallow as an attentive mother who had her kids best interests at heart.
HONOLULU Democratic Party of Hawaii members can use mail-in ballots to select their choice for presidential nominee this year to avoid the long lines of past party caucuses.