Zendo Kern represented clients as a consultant before the Leeward Planning Commission on a rezoning application, and then as planning director, signed off on a plat map for the same project, records show.
The state attorney general’s office on Wednesday released statistics showing a dramatic increase in firearms registration in 2020, the same day federal appeals judges affirmed the state’s strict limit on openly carrying firearms.
A politically connected battalion chief with a degree in fire science rocketed past his more experienced colleagues to take the top position in the Hawaii Fire Department, but questions have come up about how the vote was taken, so it might have to be redone.
The state Department of Health will not expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to those 50 and older today, despite a message early Tuesday from Hawaii County Civil Defense that said the department would do so.
HONOLULU — Financial aid included in the most recent federal coronavirus relief package will allow Hawaii to cover unemployment insurance claims and avoid slashing spending on key social programs such as sexual assault treatment and HIV prevention, lawmakers say.
WASHINGTON — Two Democratic senators lashed out Tuesday at the lack of Asian American and Pacific Islander representation in President Joe Biden’s Cabinet and even vowed not to support nominations until the White House better promotes diversity — moves that could stymie their own party’s administration in filling key posts.
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Hilo Today: Mostly sunny with isolated showers in the morning, then mostly cloudy with scattered showers in the afternoon. Highs around 79 near the shore to 63 to 68 at 4000 feet. East winds up to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent. Tonight: Partly cloudy with isolated showers. Lows around 63 near the shore […]
By all accounts, the monarch butterfly is doing well throughout the Hawaiian Islands. But that doesn't mean all butterfly species that call the state home, including the Big Island and Kaua'i, are flourishing.
Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Monday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 4-6 4-6 2-4 1-3 South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 TODAY Weather Mostly sunny. Scattered showers. High Temperature In the lower 80s. Winds Light and variable winds, becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Tides Kona Low 0.4 […]
A final remembrance is set for Saturday at Hilo Bayfront for Kafoa Hala Latu, founder of Tui Tonga Canoe Club Hawaii and New Zealand, who passed away Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. His body was recovered by a rescue helicopter from the waters off New Zealand’s Waikowhai Beach. His outrigger canoe failed, and the 53-year-old was […]
The UH-Hilo women’s basketball team took open shots but didn’t make many and didn’t share the ball well, but still beat Academy of Art 66-58 on Thursday night before 20 fans on UHH’s approved pass list at Hilo Civic, behind Noelle Sua-Godinet’s huge baskets off the bench.
The UH-Hilo basketball team shot 3 of 24 to start the game, but battled through its shooting blues to convert 23 of 43 or 53% to defeat Academy of Art 75-72 before 51 fans on UHH’s pass list, including five who wore their masks below their noses, on Thursday night at Hilo Civic.