A 23-year old Kurtistown man may be extradited to Pennsylvania on sex assault charges.
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A 23-year-old Kurtistown man appeared Tuesday in Hilo Circuit Court after being arrested Monday on an extradition complaint alleging he’s wanted in Pennsylvania on multiple counts of sexual assault.
Hawaii County Council members were lukewarm Tuesday about a proposal to investigate ways to manage home insurance rates in Lava Zones 1 and 2.
The county Parks and Recreation Department on Tuesday announced the reopening of its open-air covered play courts in Pahoa, Panaewa and Waimea.
The Big Island’s COVID-19 case count increased to 2,541 with three cases reported on Tuesday.
Mark Van Pernis was called rude, crusty, insulting, confrontational and condescending, among other adjectives, during a grueling three-hour Tuesday evening session of a County Council panel that ended with a recommendation to not immediately remove him from the powerful Leeward Planning Commission.
A gift from the USA Women’s Water Polo Team could result in the County of Hawaii Department of Parks and Recreation implementing a youth water polo program on the Big Island.
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The West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery is slated to receive funds for expansion in the Hawaii State Legislature’s Capital Improvement Project proposed budget.
As the county grapples with a pandemic economy, closure of the Hilo landfill and loss of overseas markets for recyclables, there are more general priorities than specific recommendations in a 395-page 10-year solid waste plan slated for consideration by the County Council.
HONOLULU — A new study from the University of Hawaii’s School of Architecture has offered detailed short- and long-term design alterations that could help the state combat the effects of climate change.
Unrestricted interisland travel could still be months away as COVID-19 cases mount on neighbor islands.
A resolution before a County Council committee next week seeks to control rising home insurance prices in Puna.
HOPE Services Hawaii will work with West Hawaii Community Health Center and Bay Clinic to help vaccinate the Big Island’s homeless population.
A County Council subcommittee searching for a county auditor has narrowed the list to two mainland candidates.