Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth wants to remove Mark Van Pernis from the Leeward Planning Commission.
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Mayor Mitch Roth wants to oust Mark Van Pernis from the powerful Leeward Planning Commission, in what could be an unprecedented action that is, however, within the authority of the mayor and County Council as defined by the county charter.
A new plan for tourism on the Big Island highlights the potential for using sustainable tourism to preserve and improve management of resources on the island.
A 37-year-old Pittsburgh man made his initial court appearance Wednesday on a charge of manslaughter stemming from an altercation at a Kailua-Kona vacation rental that resulted in the death of his roommate.
HONOLULU — Officials are looking into vaccine passports, especially for interisland travel.
HONOLULU — Honolulu officials in the city’s planning and permitting department took bribes from architects, contractors and others in exchange for expediting or approving projects, U.S. prosecutors said.
Big Island police Tuesday charged a 37-year-old Pittsburgh man with manslaughter in connection with the death of a 30-year-old man following an altercation that took place Monday at a vacation rental in Kailua-Kona.
Visitors to the state seem largely satisfied with the Safe Travels Hawaii program, according to a survey by the Hawaii Tourism Authority.
HONOLULU — Neighbor island state senators and representatives continue to earn $225 for every day of the legislative session, weekends and even after the session — valued at nearly half of their $62,604 legislative salaries — even as some have criticized the possibility of legislative pay raises in July.
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HONOLULU — A recent surge of tourists in Hawaii has driven up the price of rental cars after fleets were thinned out during the pandemic.