Big Island Drug Court graduates 58th class–path to a new life.
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Monday was a special day for seven individuals on the path to a new life after graduating from Kona Drug Court.
Gov. David Ige announced Thursday that the State of Hawaii has sold a record $1.88 billion in general obligation bonds.
Hawaii County will be extending the hours of operation at the Hilo and Kona Driver’s Licensing offices to help process expired or expiring credentials.
Forty-six new COVID-19 cases were reported Thursday on the Big Island, bringing the total case count to 10,573 since late February 2020.
Big Island police Thursday identified the woman who was fatally electrocuted Tuesday night in Hawaiian Beaches.
UPDATE: Big Island police have located East Hawaii runaway Maycee Ahsui-Mendoza, 17, of Pahoa. Ahsui-Mendoza, who had last been seen March 28, was located in good health on Wednesday in Puna.
Stacy Higa admitted in federal court Wednesday to embezzling money from two federal programs and using some of it for cosmetic dental surgery and to help fund his 2020 campaign for mayor.
A Maunakea telescope has discovered a distant solar system that could indicate what our own solar system will look like after the Sun dies.
HONOLULU — Redevelopment of state land surrounding Aloha Stadium could start late next year or early 2023, though there is still no timetable for replacing the rusting 46-year-old amphitheater.
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The state Department of Health is requesting public feedback on a plan to remove lead from the soil within Kolekole Beach Park.
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.
Correction: This Hawaii Tribune-Herald story incorrectly stated the state Supreme Court 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. The vote was not unanimous.
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.
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