A proposed redevelopment district could revitalize the Waiakea peninsula.
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A man accused of a vehicular rampage Sunday in Kalapana that left a 28-year-old woman with life-threatening injuries and a would-be good Samaritan with a fractured hip was ordered Wednesday by a judge to appear for a preliminary hearing at 2:30 p.m. Friday.
Mayor Mitch Roth’s top environmental official is taking a hard look at the advisability of upgrading Kealakehe Wastewater Treatment Plant to produce R-1, the highest grade of recycled water, after the cost of the 20-year-old plan ballooned to $160 million.
The Hawaiian Homes Commission adopted a resolution honoring the late former Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi at its monthly meeting on Tuesday.
HONOLULU — The Board of Land and Natural Resources has approved Honolulu’s application to add sand to a beach at Ala Moana Regional Park.
HONOLULU — An Oahu father told police he hit, shook and squeezed his 18-month-old daughter and then placed her lifeless body in a duffel bag before arranging for another man to dispose of it, court documents said.
A bill that would make sexually assaulting an animal a felony is moving through the state Legislature.
HONOLULU — The state House education committee on Tuesday passed legislation compelling the state Department of Education to use federal coronavirus relief money to support public school teacher salaries instead of allocating the funds for uses including tutoring and school security.
Since Kilauea volcano began eruption again in December, three University of Hawaii-Hilo geology alumnae have been working at the forefront of the action.
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Hawaii Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald is seeking public comment on nominees for a judgeship in the District Family Court in the Third Circuit.
No new COVID-19 cases were reported for a second straight day on Tuesday on the Big Island, leaving the island’s total case count to 2,216.
A high surf advisory remains posted for west-facing shores of the Big Island until 6 p.m. Tuesday.
WAILUKU, Maui — The state Department of Health said suicide rates decreased during the COVID-19 pandemic compared with previous years.
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