The Department of Water Supply will cut $459,400 from its $54.9 million operating budget for the new fiscal year.
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One tax on beverages in the state Legislature is dead, while another is on death’s door.
Hawaii Police have identified a homicide victim who was found buried in a shallow grave in a Puna subdivision last month.
Debra “Debbie” Haunani Mock Chew–Texeira, 67, of Honokaa died Jan. 28. Born in Kukuihaele, she was a manager at Dairy Queen and Tex Drive Inn, clothing line entrepreneur and lifelong member and former president of the Waipi’o Taro Farmers’ Association. Private services at a later date. Survived by sons, Ernest (Joy) Texeira of Hilo and Alan Texeira of Honokaa; sisters, Sylvia (John) Tompkins of Kohala, Cynthia Kanekoa of Kukuihaele and Moana (Lloyd) Kaneshiro; brothers, Dennis (Linda) Mock Chew of Kona, Jayson (Alberta) Mock Chew of Honokaa, Lyle Mock Chew of Kukuihaele and Bradford Mock Chew of Waipi’o Valley; two granddaughters; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Health director: Vaccinations for ages 70-74 could be offered in 3 weeks; wait might be longer on Big Isle
The state Department of Health expects to open up vaccinations to those 70-74 in the coming weeks.
A measure that would not only allow, but also require in certain situations, government entities to seek reimbursement for search and rescue costs is advancing in the state Senate.
Predictably, hotel occupancy rates in January were far below those from last year.
NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance mission captured thrilling footage of its rover landing in Mars’ Jezero Crater on Feb. 18.
A bill that would give a Honokohau Small Boat Harbor working group management authority over the facility with the state’s oversight and assistance is making its way through the state Senate.
State Rep. Richard Onishi said Friday scathing reports from the state auditor and the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization led to legislation that would abolish the Agriculture Development Corporation.