Hawaii has begun the public vaccination program, starting with kapuna aged 75 and over.
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Hawaii County Police Chief Paul Ferreira had the legal authority to request police officers from other counties to help maintain order on Maunakea during 2019 protests over the Thirty Meter Telescope, the state Intermediate Court of Appeals said Wednesday in an opinion upholding a ruling by 3rd Circuit Court Judge Henry Nakamoto.
There are four major ways the state Department of Health is working to get COVID-19 vaccines out to the public, state Health Director Dr. Elizabeth Char told lawmakers last week during a joint informational briefing with the House Committee on Pandemic and Disaster Preparedness and the state Senate Committee on Health.
HONOLULU (AP) — The operator of a Hawaii wind farm has agreed to fund research into their environmental practices after some endangered species were killed by their turbines.
One of the sponsors of a law that tacked an extra property tax on luxury homes now has a bill giving those property owners a choice of sending the money to the county or a charity.
Two Hawaii County police officers were fired and seven others were suspended without pay last year, according to the department’s annual report to the state Legislature.
A day after stating the Hawaii Police Department would not submit until court-ordered the names of officers suspended or fired for misconduct, pursuant to a law that went into effect last fall, the county changed its stance.
Several bills introduced in the state Legislature would increase regulations on fireworks, but others would make them easier to use.
A proposed state tax on sugary beverages is unpopular among Hawaii restaurant owners.
Planning for the future; Proposed capital improvements measure includes bond funding for HMC expansion project
A proposed expansion of Hilo Medical Center is a capital improvement priority for one local legislator.
Every year, the American Lung Association releases a report grading each state’s effort to reduce tobacco use.
The endangered Hawaiian yellow-faced bee is being threatened by invasive ants, researchers with the state Division of Forestry and Wildlife and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Pacific Islands Coastal Program have discovered.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden warned Friday of a steep and growing “cost of inaction” on his $1.9 trillion COVID relief plan as the White House searched for “creative” ways to win public support for a package that is getting a cold shoulder from Senate Republicans.
Faced with sewer hookup fees higher than the value of the homes themselves, property owners have cajoled, badgered and even filed a lawsuit to stop sewer projects in Naalehu and Pahala that are aimed at getting the county out from under a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency consent order.
After almost one year of closure, Nani Mau Restaurant and Garden will open a buffet beginning Wednesday, Feb. 3.
Only five Hilo leases have been extended in exchange for renovating their properties under a 2018 program intended to revitalize Banyan Drive and the Kanoelehua Industrial Area.
HONOLULU — A program to repatriate residents of American Samoa who were stranded by the COVID-19 pandemic has detected five cases of the virus among travelers trying to return home.