Lawyers for opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope filed a petition Friday seeking to reverse a January court decision that would allow the state attorney general to subpoena the financial records of a nonprofit providing funding for TMT protesters.
HONOLULU A Hawaii councilman pleaded not guilty Friday to charges accusing him of leading a drug-trafficking organization, supplying guns, conspiring with a gang leader, requesting sexual favors as payment for drugs and assaulting a law enforcement officer in a case that highlights the hold methamphetamine has on some people in the state.
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.