Governor Ige says no DOE vaccinations will be required until end of 2021.
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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.
It’s been a warm May, and Monday’s high of 88 degrees registered shortly before noon at Hilo International Airport tied the record high temperature for May 17, which was set last year.
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 (AP) — Authorities in Hawaii have reported about 200 drug-related deaths last year in Honolulu, a five-year high fueled by methamphetamine overdoses.
The University of Hawaii this fall will require students on campus to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the university announced today.
A Washington man has died following a two-vehicle collision that occurred on Saturday, .1 mile south of the 88-mile marker on Highway 11, according to police.
Agroup of high school students in Keaau has helped provide a library to education-starved students in Afghanistan.
About 100 Hawaii Community College students and their supporters celebrated graduation Friday morning during a drive-thru ceremony.
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.
Work to reopen all parts of Highway 137 that were covered by lava in 2018 will begin next year.
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.
The state Board of Land and Natural Resources on Friday fined a 54-year-old Hilo man $633,840 for allegedly pouring ant poison into Paheehee Stream in North Hilo, resulting in the deaths of an estimated 6,250 Tahitian prawns.
A Hilo grand jury on Wednesday indicted three men who were arrested earlier this month in a sex sting operation dubbed “Operation Keiki Shield” by law enforcement.
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