Real estate agents expect Hawaii Island housing market to stay “hot” in 2022.
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HONOLULU — The median sale price for a single-family home on Oahu was over $1 million during the second half of 2021, a record high for Hawaii’s most populous island.
For years, Hele-On bus drivers taking the cross-island trek to deliver passengers to Waikoloa resorts have had to wait in their buses for up to seven hours before making the return trip.
Hilo Medical Center is making progress on its long-awaited outpatient pharmacy and lobby renovation project.
A man in his 30s was rescued Sunday afternoon after becoming stranded on an outcropping of rocks amid high surf in West Hawaii.
The 2018 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck involved in a fatal New Year’s Day crash on Maunakea Access Road was not subject to a manufacturer’s recall for a faulty brake master cylinder.
HONOLULU — The University of Hawaii Board of Regents plans to address the issue of morale on the university’s football team following a legislative hearing that featured testimony from former players and that the university system president criticized as one-sided.
The Aloha Theatre in Kainaliu was the victim of a Christmas Eve break-in.
The question of whether a storage shed with restroom and laundry facilities should be billed for sewer service is apparently more complicated than first envisioned, at least for the Environmental Management Commission.
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.
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