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Hawaii’s high income tax

The Hawaii State Senate enacts the “highest state income tax in the nation.”

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Town north of Honolulu evacuated as stream floods

HONOLULU — Catastrophic flooding from a stream swollen by heavy rains prompted officials to order evacuations from a town north of Honolulu on Tuesday, just one day after fears of a dam breach resulted in the same on the island of Maui.

Kishimoto to leave DOE

Nearly four years after taking the helm of the state Department of Education, Superintendent Christina Kishimoto announced Tuesday that she would not seek to renew her contract.

Another push for a new hospital in North Kona

Legislators are pushing forward the conversation about constructing a new hospital in North Kona with a pair of resolutions requesting the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation conduct a feasibility study.

Police seek man wanted on warrants

Police are seeking the public’s assistance with locating a 38-year-old Hilo man who has five outstanding warrants for his arrest for bail jumping and criminal contempt of court.

Police locate Keaau teen

Update: Big Island police reported Tuesday that 14-year-old Kekamakahiau Kepano of Kea‘au, who was reported as a runaway, was located in Puna in good health.

 

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