HONOLULU — Hawaii’s Council on Revenues on Thursday offered a less pessimistic outlook for state tax revenue for the current fiscal year given the way the tourism industry has recovered under the state’s COVID-19 testing program for travelers.
An early morning operation Thursday to uproot a “kanaka garden” planted earlier this week by Hawaiian sovereignty activists was a multi-agency response, according to the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.
The state Department of Health on Thursday said it issued a Notice of Violation and Order to Goodfellow Bros., a contractor for the Hawaii County Department of Environmental Management’s Wastewater Division for discharging untreated domestic sewage into Reed’s Bay last fall.
Activists occupying a portion of Wailoa State Recreation Area in Hilo were expecting state Department of Land and Natural Resource enforcement officers at 5 p.m. Wednesday, but by Tribune-Herald press time, some three dozen people were still waiting.
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Hawai’i County Prosecuting Attorney Kelden Waltjen announced Friday that Malia Broome, 45, of Waimea and Billie Jack Peridot, 43, aka “BJ” Kawelo of Puna, were sentenced Nov. 18 to federal prison for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine.
Hilo Today: Mostly sunny with isolated showers. Highs 76 to 82 near the shore to 63 to 70 at 4000 feet. Northeast winds up to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent. Tonight: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Lows 60 to 69 near the shore to 52 to 57 at 4000 feet. Northwest winds up […]
WAIMEA – With a lei draped over her shoulders and surrounded by her teammates, Kealakehe junior Cozette Wood was all smiles after Saturday’s BIIF Championship race, and for good reason: Wood completed a six-for-six sweep of this season’s BIIF races, claiming the 2021 conference championship in the process.
Nikki Miller posted another double-double, and Mandi Kawaha was an efficient playmaker with 23 points, seven assists against just one turnover for the UH-Hilo women’s basketball team, which crushed Multnomah 84-64 on Saturday at Hilo Civic.