The House Finance Committee has approved a bill allowing temporary leases for emergency homeless camps on state land.
Views expressed in this West Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
Content supplied by “West Hawaii Today.”
Accessed on 30 June 2020, 1335 UTC, Post 21053.
Please click link or scroll down to read your selections.
The naming of the most prominent new geographical feature to emerge from the 2018 Kilauea eruption has been postponed indefinitely.
With the state planning to loosen quarantine restrictions on out-of-state travelers in August, state lawmakers are concerned about an influx of travelers burdening the state’s COVID-19 monitoring systems.
The first residents of Ka Lamaku, a community of tiny homes constructed to house the homeless in Kailua-Kona, are expected to move in this week.
Hawaii Island police have arrested and charged a 28-year-old Mountain View man with an array of firearms and drug offenses stemming from an incident that occurred Friday morning at a residence in Hawaiian Paradise Park.
A 26-year-old Keaukaha woman is facing assault and terroristic threatening charges after allegedly stabbing her 21-year-old neighbor on Saturday.
WAILUKU — A Hawaii state plan to reopen a Maui highway to motorists from the general public has caused concern among residents who want to protect the rural area from the coronavirus.
HONOLULU — The Honolulu police chief does not agree with all of the proposed changes expected to pass in upcoming state Legislature police reform bills, she said.
CHEYENNE, Wyo.— Ikua Purdy might not have known a soul in Cheyenne when, after travel by steamship and train, he arrived in the frontier town from Honolulu in 1908.
Constantly in need as the coronavirus pandemic continues, The Food Basket recently received a large donation for its next Ohana Food Drop.
A delay in design plans for the $75 million Kealakehe Wastewater Treatment Plant frustrated members of the county Environmental Management Commission, who grilled the administration Wednesday about why the county can’t simply stop illegal discharges altogether.
A free mediation program to assist landlords and tenants throughout the COVID-19 crisis has already served more than 100 clients around the Big Island.
After the Big Island’s second seat on the Hawaiian Homes Commission sat vacant for more than a year, Gov. David Ige’s pick to fill that post has encountered resistance in the state Senate.
East Hawaii teachers say few students consistently participated in online learning after the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools to close, according to the preliminary results of a distance learning survey recently released by the state Department of Education.
After 31 years in government service, 3rd Circuit Court Judge Melvin Fujino has announced his retirement and is ready to open a new chapter in his life.
Volunteers spent Saturday setting up and participating in Drive-Through Pride in front of the Hawaii County Building.