The Windward Planning Commission approves a 5G cell tower off of the Saddle Road, 13 miles from Waikoloa Village.
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Equipment for firefighters, repairs at parks, beefed up computer systems, more hours of community policing, four additional vehicle registration and licensing clerks and money for council contingency accounts added $1 million to Mayor Mitch Roth’s proposed operating budget, bringing the final tally to $610.1 million after final passage Thursday by the Hawaii County Council.
After serving the Pepeekeo community for nearly a century, Low Store will permanently close its doors today.
The Maunakea Management Board approved on Monday a decommissioning plan for a Maunakea summit observatory.
As Kahaluu Beach Park’s nine-day closure — allowing for a more successful coral spawning cycle — nears an end, officials are hoping for a swell of public cooperation to remain out of the bay during the closure’s final days.
An Oahu principal has been recommended as interim superintendent of the state Department of Education.
Shooting begins next month for one of the largest film productions on the Big Island in years.
Hawaii County has received its first installment of a $39 million federal stimulus package and County Council members are brimming with ideas on how to spend it.
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.