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A bill that cleared the Legislature on Tuesday would allow the state to extend leases on state lands by 40 years, a measure applauded by developers such as those for Prince Kuhio Plaza, but that would apparently not apply to federal leases such as held by the U.S. Army at Pohakuloa Training Area.
HONOLULU — Hawaii was poised to become the 49th state to recognize Juneteenth after the House and Senate on Tuesday passed legislation designating June 19 as a day to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States.
HONOLULU — A child who traveled to Hawaii with his vaccinated parents has died after contracting COVID-19.
A Honokaa man is facing an array of offenses stemming from a domestic incident that occurred in a vehicle Friday in Kawaihae.
Five new COVID-19 cases were reported Tuesday on the Big Island, bringing the total case count to 2,682.
Police identified the man taken into custody after a fatal shooting Monday in the Aloha Estates subdivision in upper Puna as 32-year-old Daris Paul Pacheco of Volcano.
When Lt. Col. Kevin Cronin takes over as garrison commander of Pohakuloa Training Area in June, his tenure will include overseeing an environmental impact statement and negotiations for the Army to retain its lease of nearly 23,000 acres of state land in the saddle between Maunakea and Mauna Loa.
The Hawaii County Department of Environmental Management is moving forward with plans to construct a sewer pump station that’ll provide county sewer service to properties north of the Kealakehe Wastewater Treatment Plant in North Kona.