The Hawaii County Council votes 5-4 to confirm Zendo Kern as planning director.
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A bill to prevent the shuttering of the Hawaii National Guard’s Youth Challenge Academy in Hilo will receive a hearing at 10 a.m. Friday by the state House Committee on Corrections, Military and Veterans.
A pair of companion bills introduced in the state Legislature requesting more than $1.73 million to pay off claims against the state include a couple of Hawaii Island cases, both including Big Island public charter schools.
The County Council passed a bill to provide funding for changes to the long-delayed Kalanianaole Avenue improvement project.
A bill that would allow taxpayers socked with an extra luxury home tax to donate that tier two tax to charity instead was postponed for tweaks Tuesday after drawing mixed reviews from the County Council Finance Committee.
State Rep. Nicole Lowen on Monday joined legislators from nine states in announcing a coordinated effort to keep producers responsible for the end-of-life management of plastic packaging.
Former Hawaii Island Adult Care executive director Marcia “Marcie” Saquing was hired as Bay Clinic’s chief operating officer.
Public schools serving low-income students in Hawaii will receive more than $56.5 million in federal funding for the 2021-22 school year to support teacher professional development, additional educators, new technology and other academic programs, announced U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz earlier this week.
Hawaiian Telcom received a $24 million grant from the Federal Communications Commission to expand high-speed internet coverage throughout rural areas in the state.