Hawaii County Council to consider adding 3% to TAT.
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On the heels of the governor and Legislature scooping up the counties’ share of a tax on hotels and short-term rentals, County Council members next week will discuss imposing their own.
The state Supreme Court on Tuesday denied by a unanimous 5-0 vote a petition by the Office of the Public Defender seeking an order to decrease populations in correctional facilities in an attempt to stem the spread the spread of the novel coronavirus.
A backlog in building permits was expected, but it’s worse than contractors suspected — and the county previously reported — in the transition to an online permitting system for two county departments.
The state Department of Health is requesting public feedback on a plan to remove lead from the soil within Kolekole Beach Park.
Bikeshare Hawaii Island has been thriving and growing since first introduced five years ago.
A final environmental assessment released Friday has a finding of no significant impact for a proposed affordable housing project of up to 90 units for seniors and families in Hilo.
As farmers throughout Hawaii learn how to deal with a wide range of issues – with pests ranging from coffee leaf rust to the coffee berry borer – Big Island farmers are hoping to create a more broad and diverse conversation with their state representatives as they learn to combat pests and climate change moving forward.
An environmental assessment of a flood-control project of the Waiakea and Palai streams in Hilo was released Friday with a finding of no significant impact.
A recent public meeting to discuss the University of Hawaii’s future plans for Maunakea failed to win the trust of some Native Hawaiian activists.
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