Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth abandons effort to acquire a trail to Papaikou Mill Beach.
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Trail acquisition dropped; official: ‘County would gain very little’ by fighting to obtain path to Papaikou beach
Mayor Mitch Roth has decided to abandon efforts to acquire a trail to Papaikou Mill Beach, county officials said Tuesday.
Executives for a stalled $10.5 million composting project addressed a County Council panel Tuesday, extolling the virtues of a centralized system, while other island recycling groups pushed for a distributed system of smaller facilities across the island.
Council members get update on Big Island Film Offices; some express frustration over lack of progress
Hawaii County Council members expressed frustration Tuesday that the county has not yet appointed a new film commissioner.
A Kona police officer and five residents were honored by the County Council Tuesday for heroic efforts that saved the lives of two women caught in high surf last year.
By JOHN BURNETT
The state Department of Health is reporting 834 new COVID-19 cases in Hawaii County today, another record high for new coronavirus infections, shattering the previous one-day new case record of 720, set Saturday.
The Big Island may have escaped major damage Saturday when a tsunami triggered by a volcanic eruption in Tonga reached Hawaii, but the event should serve as a reminder for newcomers and residents alike to be prepared for natural disasters.
With the legislative session kicking off Wednesday, the County Council has been eager to hear about Mayor Mitch Roth’s priorities for Hawaii Island.
Hilo Medical Center has been judiciously administering monoclonal antibody treatments to patients with COVID-19.
NEW YORK — In just two weeks, the cost of pecans for the pies at Peggy Jean’s Pies in Columbia, Missouri, has surged nearly 40%, perplexing co-owner Rebecca Miller and adding to the cost of doing business. Miller will soon have to bump up the price of her Southern Pecan, Chocolate Bourbon Pecan, and German Chocolate pies by $2 to $24.
The addition of a new Big Island seat in the state House has set up a battle about whether it should go to East Hawaii or West Hawaii.
Kailua Bay welcomes first cruise ship since March 2020: Carnival Miracle scheduled to make call in Hilo today
The first cruise ship to make call since March 12, 2020, in Kailua-Kona arrived in Kailua Bay Sunday morning.
Federal funds to help ‘rebuild bridges across Hawaii’: State to receive $339M for repairs, improvements
Hawaii will receive $339 million in new federal funding over five years to repair and improve the state’s bridges, U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz announced in a Friday statement.
‘It could have been worse’: Tsunami triggered by volcanic eruption in Tonga causes minor damage in West Hawaii
A Keauhou Bay business sustained heavy damage Saturday morning as an approximately 3-foot tsunami surge tore through the Sea Quest retail store.
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