AT&T wants to erect a 5G cell tower on The Daniel K. Inouye Highway about 13 miles from Waikoloa Village.
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After previously rejecting it in March, a Hawaii County Council committee on Tuesday accepted the donation of a statue at Liliuokalani Gardens with the stipulation that it be moved.
A new emergency rule signed Saturday by Mayor Mitch Roth has opened commercial boating capacity to 100% and increases the number of people permitted to attend sporting events.
Additional charges have been filed and a forfeiture case opened against a 35-year-old Mountain View man accused of using the U.S. Postal Service for methamphetamine trafficking.
A COVID-19 outbreak at Hawaii Community Correctional Center has grown to include 77 inmates and nine staff members, the state Department of Public Safety announced Tuesday.
Many of the citizen boards charged with advising the county on planning issues are getting by with holdover members whose terms have expired, and two don’t have enough members to make quorum, but progress is being made, Planning Department staff told a County Council panel Tuesday.
An online survey commissioned by the University of Hawaii’s Public Policy Center has found Hawaii residents want a more regulated visitor industry and for tourists to pay a higher share of the state’s infrastructure costs.
The number of international students enrolled at the University of Hawaii at Hilo dipped slightly because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but school officials predict a return to pre-pandemic levels in the upcoming fall semester.
For now, members of the Hawaii Island Paddlesports Association and the Kona Sailing Club can breathe a little easier.
The state health director said people who were infected by COVID-19 and have recovered should be vaccinated so they’re less likely to become sick if they’re reinfected.
A decade ago, the Big Island won an additional seat in the state Senate following the 2010 census. This year, it’s poised to win an eighth House seat.
An incident in Volcano has spurred discussions and concerns about people squatting in vacant, abandoned and deteriorated properties.
The state has given the Grand Naniloa Hotel one week to pay back a year of unpaid rent or else have its lease terminated.