Remote learning options listed by Hawaii schools for next academic year.
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HONOLULU — With less than two weeks before the start of a new school year, Hawaii’s Department of Education has posted a list of about 100 schools that will offer distance learning.
Thirteen public schools on the Big Island were found to have elevated levels of lead in their tap water, state agencies announced Thursday.
The Hawaii Supreme Court will hear arguments next month over whether the county overstepped its bounds by requesting neighbor islands’ police forces to assist in responding to the 2019 Thirty Meter Telescope protest.
A 37-year-old Waimea man is facing a handful of charges, including three counts of assault of a police officer, after threatening two women in South Kohala earlier this week.
Owners of a 4-acre North Kona parcel will have to wait a little longer before they’ll know whether the County Council will give them permission to rezone it from agriculture to urban and subdivide it into six residential lots.
Although the Maunakea Visitor Information Station reopened last week after a year of COVID-related closure, a proposed shuttle service to the popular destination will not happen anytime soon.
Fifty new COVID-19 cases were reported on the Big Island Thursday, sending the island’s total case count to 3,558.
HONOLULU — With less than two weeks before the start ofew school year, the state Department of Education has posteda list of about 100 schools that will offer distance learning.
Some 15,000 Hawaii residents could lose unemployment benefits when federal unemployment programs end Sept. 6.
The Hawaii County Council is urging the federal government to implement rules to prohibit close contact between humans and Hawaiian spinner dolphins.
HONOLULU — A former high-ranking city prosecutor once took a photo with a line of cocaine on the desk of her husband, then-Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha, according to court documents filed in preparation of a drug-dealing trial against her pain physician brother.
After almost six hours of extremely detailed and sometimes tense debate, the County Council on Wednesday first killed, then resurrected, a new residential building code.
Help is on the way for Big Island ranchers fighting an invasive bug decimating pasture land in North and South Kona.
Old Saddle Road reopened to motorists Wednesday evening following a multi-day closure prompted by a brush fire that broke out this weekend in South Kohala.
WAILUKU — Maui’s mayor has vetoed a bill that would have imposed a moratorium on hotel construction in parts of the Valley Isle, saying the measure wouldn’t be effective and was legally flawed.
LIHUE — Officials on Kauai have a created a website to help tourists find transportation options as the island experiences a shortage of rental cars.