Van Pernis returns to Leeward Planning Committee. Roth’s ouster request will be revised.
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WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — The first Tongan police chief in the state of Hawaii and first Tongan police officer with the Maui Police Department has retired from the department after 36 years, officials said.
A kinder, gentler Mark Van Pernis made his appearance at April’s meeting of the Leeward Planning Commission, but he still had plenty of questions for applicants seeking to create or modify their developments.
Schools prep for graduation: Some will host in-person ceremonies while others offer drive-through or virtual events
A year after the COVID-19 pandemic put a halt to traditional commencement ceremonies, some East Hawaii high schools will return to in-person graduations, while others will celebrate seniors in other ways.
Taxpayers in North Kona’s District 8 shoulder more of the property tax burden than County Council Districts 1-6 combined, as West Hawaii’s property values and concomitant taxes continue to grow with the area’s popularity.
More than 50 candidates have been nominated to fill seven positions on a working group to discuss new management structures for Maunakea.
NAVAL STATION PEARL HARBOR, Oahu — In his first major speech as Pentagon chief, Lloyd Austin on Friday called for developing a “new vision” for American defense in the face of emerging cyber and space threats and the prospect of fighting bigger wars.
Police charged a 47-year-old Pahoa man with felony abuse and firearm charges stemming from a domestic incident earlier this week in lower Puna.
Closing arguments are scheduled for today in the trial of a Kailua-Kona man accused of attempted murder of a police officer fronting a Kailua Village restaurant in 2019.
Court documents filed by police allege a small arsenal was found at the home of a 32-year-old Volcano man accused of the fatal shooting Monday of a neighbor.
A Hilo lease extension program could spread to the rest of the state under a bill currently before Gov. David Ige.
HONOLULU — Hawaii’s lawmakers on Thursday wrapped up a legislative session marked by a generous influx of federal aid that helped the islands weather a pandemic that threw tens of thousands of people out of work and upended the state’s tourism-dependent economy.