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HONOLULU — Honolulu has committed to a new climate change plan to decrease greenhouse gas emissions by 45% by 2025 compared to levels present in 2015.
The state Board of Land and Natural Resources on Friday approved a $1.5 million grant to the Ala Kahakai Trail Association to buy nearly 2,000 acres in Ka‘u.
HONOLULU — With the 31st Hawaii State Legislature scheduled to adjourn Thursday, some lawmakers are already looking to the 2022 session to push ahead on issues that appear stalled this year, including raising the minimum wage, doing more on climate change and affordable housing, expanding broadband service, diversifying the isle economy and perhaps legalizing recreational marijuana.
The Pahoa Lava Zone Museum will host a two-day fundraiser to commemorate its reopening and the 2018 Kilauea eruption.
The state Department of Health recommended a permit for storm runoff from a future Thirty Meter Telescope construction site be approved.
The Big Island’s vacation rental industry took a hit during the coronavirus pandemic, leaving county government unsure how it would pay for the extra staffers hired to process permits in the department.
LINCOLN, Neb. — A fight over the name of Josh drew a crowd from around the country to a Nebraska park Saturday for a heated pool-noodle brawl.
HONOLULU — A bill in Hawaii that would require at least 10% of state-bought produce to be local has passed both the state House and Senate.
As some mainland universities and institutions announce COVID-19 vaccine mandates for students and employees, discussions surrounding that possibility in Hawaii are ongoing across the state, Hilton Raethel, president and CEO of the Healthcare Association of Hawaii, said during a livestream Friday.
Four new COVID-19 cases were reported Saturday on the Big Island, bringing the total case count to 2,668.
An organization on Hawaii Island is doing its part to help mitigate climate change through reforestation around the globe.
U.S. health officials lifted an 11-day pause on COVID-19 vaccinations using Johnson &Johnson’s single-dose shot on Friday, after scientific advisers decided its benefits outweigh a rare risk of blood clot.
A bill banning the intentional release of balloons and establishing a fine for violators who do so is headed to Gov. David Ige for his signature.
HONOLULU — Honolulu is overhauling its building permit process after a federal investigation resulted in indictments alleging a bribery scheme.