BLNR to consider proposed Kahalu’u Bay surf school rules.
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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.
During the week of June 28-July 4, Hawaii Island police arrested 22 motorists for DUI. Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Two of the drivers were younger than 21. The numbers of arrests by district were: Kona and South Hilo, seven each; Puna, three; Hamakua, two; and South Kohala, Ka‘u and North Hilo, one each.
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.
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.
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.
Police are investigating a fatal traffic collision involving two family members from Hilo that occurred late Wednesday evening on Kalanianaole Avenue near Kolea Street in Hilo’s Keaukaha neighborhood.
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.
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.
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.
The victim in one of the Big Island’s most extreme child abuse cases posted a YouTube video Monday and spoke of her abuse at the hands of her caregiver’s family in 2005.
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.
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