The state Public Utilities Commission set Honua Ola hearing for January.
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HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers on Thursday passed amendments to several bills as requested by Gov. David Ige, including one that uses general funds to repay debt instead of federal COVID-19 relief funds.
The state Public Utilities Commission has reopened the docket for Honua Ola Bioenergy, formerly known as Hu Honua, the nearly completed biomass power plant in Pepeekeo.
An endangered native bird has been found on Maunakea for the first time in nearly 70 years.
The future of a virtual Social Security office at West Hawaii Civic Center is in limbo because of space constraints at the county building.
The number of surf schools allowed to operate and students in the water at Kahaluu Bay would be spread throughout the day under draft rules proposed by the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.
A powerful commission tasked with redrawing political boundary lines for Hawaii’s state and congressional districts appears headed for more secrecy than in previous years, with the formation of private permitted interaction groups in lieu of publicly held committee hearings.
HONOLULU — A former epidemiologist for Hawaii’s health department alleges in a lawsuit that she was fired in retaliation for speaking out about the state’s COVID-19 contact tracing program.
County officials are trying to determine how to implement a new county Transient Accommodations Tax after a bill unexpectedly became law Tuesday.
HONOLULU — Three Honolulu police officers are asking a judge to dismiss charges against them in connection with a shooting that killed a 16-year-old Micronesian boy.
A 31-year-old Kailua-Kona man accused of robbery and assault stemming from a Fourth of July incident on a North Kona beach has been granted supervised release.
Required improvements at 10 county parks will likely continue, with a $25.5 million bond issue forwarded Wednesday by the County Council on an 8-0 vote.
A Kona school principal, the state Department of Education and Board of Education are being sued for failing to protect a female student from repeated sex assault on a public school campus.
HONOLULU — The median sale price for single-family homes on Oahu hit another record high in June, the fifth time that’s happened in the last six months.
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