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A Native Hawaiian family claiming ownership of a Kohala shoreline parcel sparked a heated outburst from a sovereignty activist that temporarily shut down a Planning Committee hearing last week, but ended with the parcel moving forward to a rezoning.
Elderly populations are among those most at risk for COVID-19.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused widespread event postponements and cancellations, school campus closures and other measures, including social distancing, in an attempt to stop the spread of the potentially deadly virus.
HONOLULU Hawaiis counties have struggled to meet the growing financial burden caused by abandoned vehicles in recent years and are tackling the problem without the Legislature.
When the first group of alala (Hawaiian crow) was released in 2016, researchers and scientists knew that the project would encounter obstacles and challenges. Recovering this iconic Hawaiian species would require dedication, coordination, and adaptation.
Students and athletes at Konawaena High School have a new room to build strong bodies as well as strong minds.
Gov. David Ige has appointed long-time Hilo attorney Peter Kubota to fill the vacancy left on the 3rd Circuit Court by the retirement of Circuit Judge Greg K. Nakamura in November 2019.
Hawaii Preparatory Academy announced Friday that all face-to-face classes would be canceled following spring break.
HONOLULU Hawaiian Airlines said Friday it will cut capacity by 8% to 10% next month and by 15% to 20% in May as demand for air travel drops because of the new coronavirus.
All cruise ship visits to Kailua-Kona have been canceled for 30 days, the Cruise Line International Association said Friday afternoon.
The County Council has nothing but aloha for a $103 million bond measure to raise money for road construction.
‘I’m just worried’: Continued cruise ship visits have Lt. Gov. concerned about patient surge capacity
While the decision to halt cruise ship visits is out of Lt. Gov. Josh Greens hands, the West Hawaii doctor is worried that neighbor islands may not have the capacity to handle a surge of presumptive positive COVID-19 cases from a vessel making call.