Despite support from Hawaii Congressman Ed Case, the state Senate Transportation Committee defers the Air Tour Noise Bill.
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A bill aimed at banning the retail sale of combustion-engine-powered mopeds has effectively died in the Hawaii State Legislature.
A bill that aims to address tour helicopter noise and safety was deferred Thursday by the state Senate Transportation Committee.
HONOLULU — A Hawaii oil refinery has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $219,638 for chemical safety and hazardous waste violations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said.
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.
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.
The Palace Theater is celebrating love with a hybrid concert event Sunday for Valentine’s Day.
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s statewide moratorium on residential evictions is expected to be extended for another two months in a coronavirus emergency proclamation that the state’s governor plans to issue.
Big Island COVID-19 vaccination efforts remain focused on kupuna 75 and older — and likely will be for the next several weeks.
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.
HONOLULU (AP) — 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.
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.