The Monsanto Company pleads guilty to pesticide-related crimes in Hawaii.
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HONOLULU — At least 800 Hawaii public school teachers were out sick this week, officials said.
HONOLULU — The Monsanto Company pleaded guilty Thursday to illegally using and storing agricultural chemicals on Oahu, and will pay $12 million in fines.
The Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival scheduled for Feb. 5 will not include in-person festivities this year.
HONOLULU — The Council on Revenues on Thursday predicted that the Hawaii’s general fund tax receipts will surge 15% during the current fiscal year through June as tourism recovers from the COVID-19 downturn.
No changes will be made to the county’s emergency rules even after the Big Island set a new record Thursday for the most new COVID-19 cases in a single day.
Carnival Corp.’s Grand Princess is scheduled to be the first passenger cruise ship to arrive in Hawaii since March 2020.
‘A huge victory for the Big Island’ Reapportionment Commission approves House seat move from Oahu to Hawaii Island
The Big Island will gain an eighth seat this year in the state House of Representatives at the expense of Oahu, following an 8-0 vote Thursday by the state Reapportionment Commission.
HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources is asking lawmakers for more money to boost maintenance and staffing at state parks.
HONOLULU — Organizers of large indoor events on Hawaii’s most populous island must once again abide by crowd size restrictions as the omicron variant spreads throughout the state.
Impaneling of Hilo and Kona grand juries will continue as scheduled today in Hilo and Friday in Kona, despite Gov. David Ige signing Monday an emergency proclamation to temporarily suspend the statutory requirement for the annual initial impaneling of grand juries by Jan. 15.
A 44-year-old Paauilo man is facing a host of charges for attempted possession and distribution of over 5 pounds of methamphetamine and damaging a police vehicle, Hawaii County Prosecuting Attorney Kelden Waltjen announced late Wednesday.
A Kona man facing attempted murder and other charges stemming from a December 2021 domestic violence incident will be held without bail, a Circuit Court judge ruled Tuesday.
COVID surge hits Kona Community Hospital: Facility implements contingency and crisis staffing plan amid staffing shortage
The current surge in COVID-19 cases on the Big Island has resulted in a staffing shortage at West Hawaii’s largest hospital.
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