Lawmakers approve bill to repeal tobacco prevention and control trust fund.
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Hawaii Island police have charged 32-year-old Daris Paul Pacheco of Volcano, with murder, terroristic threatening, burglary, and an array of drug and firearm-related offenses stemming from the shooting death of his neighbor in Aloha Estates on Monday afternoon.
Kona Community Hospital Wednesday announced it will be wrapping up its public vaccine clinics at both its Kealakekua campus and at Kekuaokalani Gymnasium in Kailua-Kona.
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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.