A $100M plan by W.H. Shipman to build 1,000 residential units over 15 years may be on hold this year.
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Thanks to the federal economic stimulus plan passed last week, Hawaii residents can receive pandemic unemployment benefits until September with minimal hassle.
Gov. David Ige on Monday released Capital Improvement Project funds totaling $500,000 to finance the construction of centralized administrative offices at Kohala Hospital.
A 31-year-old former Army sergeant acquitted by reason of insanity last year of fatally stabbing a 71-year-old Eden Roc subdivision man with a piece of the victim’s broken cane will remain in the Hawaii State Hospital on Oahu for the time being.
HONOLULU — The state might loosen interisland travel restrictions as early as next month, with similar adjustments under consideration for trans-Pacific travel, if vaccine distribution supports the plan.
HONOLULU — A 7-year-old girl who started a handmade bracelet business is donating some of her proceeds to local charities.
HONOLULU — Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard has apologized after a memo that asked officers to fulfill weekly ticket quotas was made public by a local television station.
HONOLULU — Hawaii has the lowest COVID-19 infection rate of any state in the nation. It’s also a pandemic standout for a more dubious reason: instituting the most extreme restrictions on the public’s access to official records.
HONOLULU — The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation has issued proposal requests to hire a federal lobbyist and a board consultant to lobby officials.
Sales of new automobiles were down nearly 18% on the Big Island in 2020 compared to the year prior.
The University of the Nations Kona may soon be more than doubling in size.
Approval isn’t automatic when department misses deadline: Board of Appeals rejects argument in short term vacation rental case
County code that allows automatic approval of certain permits if the Planning Department misses its deadline garnered a lot of opposition at the County Council earlier this month. But as an applicant for a vacation rental permit found out Friday, the law doesn’t always apply.
Changes could come to vacation rental law: Annual fee, expanded areas possible under new administration
Changes, including an annual renewal fee, could be coming to the county’s short-term vacation rental registration process as the new administration evaluates the program with the hope of making it more self-sufficient.
As states prepared to reopen their economies following coronavirus shutdowns last spring, The Associated Press asked governors across the U.S. for records that could shed light on how businesses and health officials influenced their decisions.