Hawaii County has released a report largely critical of its own response to the monthslong eruption of Kilauea volcano in 2018 in which Halemaumau crater threw ash 30,000 feet into the air, lava destroyed a 716 homes and structures in lower Puna, and hundreds of residents were displaced.
State Parks officials are proposing increases to parks-related fees, including upping camping and cabin charges for all users and modifying entrance and parking fees for nonresidents, in an effort to bolster revenue.
Hawaii Countys e-waste program is drastically over budget and may have to be halted if more funding isnt found soon, local contractor Mr. Ks Recycle and Redemption Center told the Environmental Management Commission on Wednesday.
A 36-year-old Kau man indicted by a Kona grand jury for a 2017 sexual assault of a minor while serving an intermittent prison sentence for similar charges back to 2011 was sentenced Monday in Kona Circuit Court.
The state Department of Healths Office of Health Care Assurance has issued a cease-and-desist order to Emily Lee for allegedly owning and operating of an illegal adult residential care home at 92-1769 Ocean View Parkway in Ocean View.