Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth hopes to return to work this week.
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Most visitors to the state in late December and early January were satisfied with their experience, despite the limitations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Super Bowl weekend is fast approaching, and Hawaii Police Department Chief Paul Ferreira said the department will have “enhanced enforcement” to detect impaired drivers and get them off the road.
Lt. Gov. Josh Green, a Big Island physician, said Monday that he anticipates Hawaii will be safe enough to permit larger gatherings this spring.
Ethics Board asked to invalidate Rodenhurst: Petition alleges Richards should have recused himself on confirmation
A Big Island resident is asking the county Board of Ethics to invalidate Public Works Director Ikaika Rodenhurst’s confirmation by the County Council, saying Kohala Councilman Tim Richards should have recused himself from voting because he served as a reference on Rodenhurst’s resume.
HONOLULU — The chairperson of the Hawaii Republican Party has resigned after a senior party member used an official Twitter account to send tweets defending adherents of the QAnon conspiracy theory.
HONOLULU (AP) — A bill introduced at the Hawaii Legislature would broaden the powers of the state agency managing the redevelopment of Aloha Stadium.
The state Department of Health has reported seven new cases of COVID-19 on the Big Island today, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.
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.
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