Prematurely weaned Hawaiian monk seal pup sent to The Marine Mammal Center in Kailua-Kona.
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The Marine Mammal Center, the world’s largest marine mammal hospital, admitted an endangered Hawaiian monk seal from Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument at its hospital in Kailua-Kona the center announced Wednesday. The successful rescue and transport of PP08, a prematurely weaned female pup, was made possible thanks to the Center’s partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the U.S. Coast Guard.
A bill Gov. David Ige is threatening to veto and one he signed are the “winners” of this year’s Rusty Scalpel award from two public-interest groups.
Beginning July 8, fully vaccinated domestic travelers coming to Hawaii will be able to bypass quarantine and pre-travel testing requirements, Gov. David Ige announced today.
State Attorney General Clare Connors responded Wednesday to a federal class-action lawsuit filed by 11 Hawaii inmates — including five at Hawaii Community Correctional Center in Hilo — over conditions and practices in jails and prisons the plaintiffs claim caused COVID-19 outbreaks.
Months after suspending an application for an amended power purchase agreement between Hawaiian Electric and Puna Geothermal Venture — pending the completion of a supplemental environmental review — the state Public Utilities Commission is seeking input from both Hawaii County and the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.
A Kailua-Kona court has dismissed a pair of charges against a retired Hilo police detective in two violent incidents.
By STEPHANIE SALMONS and KELSEY WALLING
A County Council member is fed up with road construction delays on Kalanianaole Avenue in Hilo.
A former pretrial detainee at Hawaii Community Correctional Center disputes Lt. Gov. Josh Green’s statement that an outbreak of COVID-19 at Hawaii Community Correctional Center in Hilo is because of the reluctance of inmates to be vaccinated.
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