Stark philosophical differences among County Council members coupled with limited funds and a lot of funding requests led to some tense moments Thursday that threatened to blow up a special session on the budget but ultimately culminated in compromise.
The Hawaii Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday on whether to deny a circuit court subpoena for financial records relating to a nonprofit that provided support for Thirty Meter Telescope protesters.
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Hawai’i County Prosecuting Attorney Kelden Waltjen announced Friday that Malia Broome, 45, of Waimea and Billie Jack Peridot, 43, aka “BJ” Kawelo of Puna, were sentenced Nov. 18 to federal prison for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine.
Hilo Today: Mostly sunny with isolated showers. Highs 76 to 82 near the shore to 63 to 70 at 4000 feet. Northeast winds up to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent. Tonight: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Lows 60 to 69 near the shore to 52 to 57 at 4000 feet. Northwest winds up […]
WAIMEA – With a lei draped over her shoulders and surrounded by her teammates, Kealakehe junior Cozette Wood was all smiles after Saturday’s BIIF Championship race, and for good reason: Wood completed a six-for-six sweep of this season’s BIIF races, claiming the 2021 conference championship in the process.
Nikki Miller posted another double-double, and Mandi Kawaha was an efficient playmaker with 23 points, seven assists against just one turnover for the UH-Hilo women’s basketball team, which crushed Multnomah 84-64 on Saturday at Hilo Civic.