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The Department of Water Supply needs to take a few more steps to ensure the public has dependable access to water when equipment breaks down, the county legislative auditor said in a report released Tuesday.
Hawaii County has opened a call center to answer questions about novel coronavirus, and the community is encouraged to call in to get the most up-to-date and accurate information about the virus.
HONOLULU (AP) A million trees could be planted in Hawaii each year under a proposed program to increase the number of non-invasive trees in the state.
Developers of a 38-acre shoreline parcel north of Kohala Kai want to downsize the zoning to create only six lots rather than the 50 currently allowed, but local conservationists would prefer no development there at all.
The first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Hawaii Friday.
HONOLULU – Hawaiian Airlines today announced it would adjust flight frequencies between Hawaii and Tokyos Haneda Airport (HND) at the end of March due to slowing travel demand attributed to the COVID-19 virus.
Police and Hilo Intermediate School authorities are investigating a graffiti threat discovered today at the school.
Tempers and temperatures ran high at a Windward Planning Commission meeting that ended with two proposed cellphone towers in Puna being denied use permits.
A Blue Hawaiian Helicopters tour aircraft with six aboard made an emergency landing in a lava field in the Leilani Estates area shortly before noon Thursday.
Crews are making progress in repairing damage to Alii Drive caused by a sinkhole that opened late last year fronting Coconut Grove Marketplace.