One councilman’s request for the others to prioritize the top five capital improvement projects for their districts turned into a discussion Tuesday about whether the nine council members should stay focused on their own districts or take a countywide perspective.
Police say a 32-year-old Puna man on probation for felony domestic abuse threatened his ex-wife with a spear gun and machete Monday evening before breaking into her home and punching her to her face and neck.
The search for a new public schools superintendent will begin soon, and some legislators want the state Board of Education to consider Hawaii residents and Department of Education employees for the position.
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