Hilo attorney Charles Heaukulani is pursuing a lawsuit alleging Sunshine Law violations by the Hawaii County Council.
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Although Charles Heaukulani was unsuccessful getting a court to stop the County Council’s Feb. 3 confirmation vote of Planning Director Zendo Kern, the Hilo attorney is pursuing his lawsuit alleging Sunshine Law violations by the council during committee-level deliberations.
Highway bills pass senate committee: $30 million proposed to widen Queen Kaahumanu, Kuakini Highways
A proposal to widen two stretches of highway in West Hawaii has moved forward Thursday in the state Legislature.
A 24-year-old Hilo woman was arrested and charged for the violent Dec. 27 carjacking in Puna of a woman visitor from Alaska.
A bill that would have all-but-exempted county councils from the state’s open meetings law, also known as the “Sunshine Law,” is essentially dead for this legislative session.
HONOLULU — Senators from Hawaii and Alaska on Thursday were elected the chairperson and vice chairperson of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
A bill that would all-but-exempt county councils from the state’s open meetings law, also known as the “Sunshine Law,” is set to receive a hearing today.
According to a statewide survey commissioned by the state Department of Health, 91% of respondents plan to get a COVID-19 vaccination, a strong indication that attitudes about the vaccines are rapidly shifting since inoculations first began in mid-December.
Big Island COVID-19 vaccination efforts remain focused on kupuna 75 and older — and likely will be for the next several weeks.
Police confiscated almost a pound of methamphetamine, a small amount of heroin and $2,800 in cash Monday after serving a search warrant on an Ainaloa subdivision residence in Puna.
The state Department of Health — in collaboration with the Office of the Attorney General, Executive Office on Aging’s Senior Medicare Patrol Hawaii and the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs — is warning Hawaii residents about new COVID-19 vaccination scams.
HONOLULU — Hawaii’s economic recovery is showing signs of stalling after several months of improvement, with analysis finding nearly 20% of workers are not fully employed.
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