Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth continues his recovery from a heart attack.
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Mayor Mitch Roth hopes to be cleared to return to work this week as he continues his recovery from a Jan. 9 heart attack and subsequent procedure to have a pacemaker and defibrillator implanted.
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.
Lt. Gov. Josh Green, a Big Island physician, said Monday that he anticipates Hawaii will be safe enough to permit larger gatherings this spring.
A two-year effort to protect and improve water quality and ecosystem health in the Pelekane Watershed was recently completed by The Kohala Center.
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.
Hawaii Island police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 16-year-old Maycee Ahsui-Mendoza of Pahoa who was reported missing.
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 — A bill introduced at the state Legislature would broaden the powers of the state agency managing the redevelopment of Aloha Stadium.
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 — A longtime federal employee has been fined $5,000 and given two years of probation for cutting communication between air traffic controllers and planes flying above Honolulu in early 2019.
HONOLULU — The Navy has announced about a dozen personnel assigned to a Pearl Harbor destroyer, now in San Diego, have tested positive for COVID-19 and were removed from the ship.
HONOLULU — The operator of an Oahu wind farm has agreed to fund research into their environmental practices after some endangered species were killed by their turbines.
A top health adviser to President Joe Biden warned Sunday that a new variant of the coronavirus circulating in the U.K. will likely become the dominant strain in the U.S. and may lead to future restrictions on in-person gatherings.
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.
HONOLULU — The U.S. Army will conduct all mission-essential training exercises at Schofield Barracks throughout the month of February, military officials said.