Nonprofit organizations are set to get a $1 million raise in Mayor Harry Kims proposed budget, but County Council members will see their individual contingency accounts shrink from $100,000 to $20,000 each.
Protesters in opposition to the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea presented a letter to the Consulate General of Japan in Honolulu urging the Japanese government to cease its involvement in the project.
HONOLULU A bill that would require publicly traded corporations based in Hawaii to include women on their boards of directors has advanced in the state Senate, but it is facing resistance from business advocates.
A Kailua-Kona man in custody at the Hawaii State Hospital since a six-hour standoff with police in October will remain at the Department of Health-administered facility for another couple months pending a neuro-psychological examination.
The monthly test of the all-hazard Statewide Outdoor Warning Siren System, coordinated with the test of the Live Audio Broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System, is scheduled for 11:45 a.m. Monday.
A team of researchers led by the University of Hawaii at Hilos Biology Department has its new study on animal biodiversity patterns on the planet featured in the most recent issue of the journal Science.
A judge has ruled in favor of the landowners in a condemnation lawsuit filed three years ago by the county that was aimed at acquiring a trail over private property that is the only existing land access to Papaikou Mill Beach.