State DOE superintendent Christina Kishimoto says Hawaii Public Schools will open for daily in-person learning in August.
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A 35-year-old Mountain View man is in custody at the Federal Detention Center in Honolulu after a search warrant executed on an Ala Loop home last week turned up more than a half-pound of methamphetamine, 91 marijuana plants and more than $100,000 in cash, according to federal court documents.
A handful of businesses were recognized Monday by Big Island Drug Court for giving the program’s clients a second chance.
County Council members are once again casting around to find money for their individual contingency accounts that were zeroed out in the mayor’s budget.
HONOLULU — Authorities have reported about 200 drug-related deaths last year in Honolulu, a five-year high fueled by methamphetamine overdoses.
A group of high school students in Keaau has helped provide a library to education-starved students in Afghanistan.
Hawaii Community College — Palamanui graduated 139 students from the Kona campus this year with associate degrees and certificates. In addition, 56 students affiliated with the University Center, West Hawaii earned their degrees through distance learning from other University of Hawaii campuses.
A 52-year-old Washington man died following a two-vehicle collision that occurred on Saturday on Highway 11 in South Kona.
The Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) on Friday fined 54-year-old Wayne Keaulana Spatz, of Hilo, $633,840 for pouring poison into Paahe‘ehe‘e Stream in North Hilo resulting in the deaths of an estimated 6,250 Tahitian prawns. This is the largest BLNR fine to date for an aquatic resource violation in the state.
Two years into negotiations with garbage giant Waste Management Inc., county attorneys say they’re running out of money for outside legal counsel, and they’re coming to the County Council to ask for more.
A 37-year old Volcano man indicted Wednesday by a Hilo grand jury could be sentenced to 20 years in prison if convicted of the brutal beating of a 75-year-old woman April 10 outside a Waiakea Villas bar in Hilo.
A West Hawaii police officer will be representing Hawaii in the 2022 Special Olympics World Games Torch Run in Russia, one of only 95 law enforcement officers around the world to be selected to carry the torch.