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Ige’s vetoes overridden: House bill that defunds HTA, alters accommodations tax structure becomes law
The state Legislature voted Tuesday to override Gov. David Ige’s veto of a bill that would restructure the state’s Transient Accommodations Tax program and curtail funds for the Hawaii Tourism Authority.
Just days after Hawaii County assumed responsibility for the animal control contract from the Hawaii Rainbow Rangers, Hawaii Police Department Chief Paul Ferreira met with the County Council to explain the rationale for the decision and to provide clarity for animal control’s immediate future on the Big Island.
Since its inception in 2012, GoFarm Hawaii has offered a nontraditional pathway to a career in agriculture.
HONOLULU (AP) — A nonprofit organization that serves and advocates for the Micronesian and Pacific islander communities in Hawaii plans to open a youth center in Honolulu this month.
HONOLULU — Federal investigators said they will search the ocean floor near Honolulu for a cargo plane that crashed into the Pacific last week in hopes of finding recorders that could hold clues about what caused the aircraft to go down.
In less than a month, the county’s building and zoning permitting systems are going paperless, and officials are optimistic they’ll be ready.
The old Hawaiian saying “‘A‘ohe hana nui ke alu ‘ia” — “No task is too big when done together by all” — rang true Friday in Waimea.
HONOLULU — A Hawaii dolphin tour company discouraged workers from complying with COVID-19 safety laws, a former employee alleged in a lawsuit.
The Kailua-Kona Independence Day fireworks show has been rescheduled for this evening following a technical issue Sunday night that prevented the display from taking place as scheduled.
HONOLULU — For nearly a year, Maui residents had their tropical oasis virtually to themselves.
Lawmakers are scrambling to restore funding for a state-run aerospace center after a clerical error left it out of the state budget.
The UCC Hawaii Miss Kona Coffee Scholarship Program is seeking young women interested in participating in this year’s competition set for Nov. 5 at King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel. The event will also be livestreamed.