State House Committee defers measure to ban sale of “combustion-engine-powered” mopeds.
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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.
Kailua-Kona’s Tom Daniel is the recipient of the distinguished third annual Uehara Prize for his contributions toward the development and support of Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion. OTEC is the technology for producing energy by harnessing the temperature differences between warm ocean surface waters and cold deep ocean waters.
Big Island police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 26-year-old Joshua Toney who was reported missing.
HONOLULU — Lawmakers are seeking more transparency about the deaths of inmates in Hawaii’s jails and prisons after a past effort to force the state’s Department of Public Safety to release information largely failed.
HONOLULU — An Oahu 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.
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.
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.