The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will inspect Navy fuel tanks after spilled petroleum contaminated water at Red Hill.
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HONOLULU — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday it planned to inspect a Navy fuel storage facility on Oahu after it spilled petroleum that contaminated Pearl Harbor drinking water late last year.
The Hawaii Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by Honua Ola Bioenergy to delay evidentiary hearings that will be conducted by the state Public Utilities Commission.
With some Hilo business owners having a hard time getting their leases of state land extended, a bill in the state Legislature seeks to cut the Board of Land and Natural Resources out of the process entirely.
An endangered Hawaiian monk seal who had ingested fishing gear is back home on Oahu after receiving treatment at The Marine Mammal Center hospital Ke Kai Ola in Kailua-Kona.
Astronomers have identified two different cases of “mini-Neptune” planets that are losing their puffy atmospheres and likely transforming into super-Earths.
WAILUKU — Maui’s new police chief, who recently arrived from Las Vegas, could receive a pay raise to $205,000 a year.
State lawmakers have renewed efforts to set tighter limits on using Hawaii location names to sell coffee. However, only one of five bills introduced this session aimed at protecting the $60 million industry has gained traction.
HONOLULU — A U.S. judge on Wednesday denied an attempt by seven employees to block Hawaiian Airlines’ policy requiring workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or face termination.
HONOLULU — Sloping showers, staff training and door fixtures that could pose a risk for suicidal patients are among the issues keeping a $160-million Hawaii psychiatric facility empty nearly a year after construction was completed.
The last half of 2021 was generally a sluggish period for local campaign fundraising, with the exception of two candidates seeking new offices.
Big Island police Wednesday identified the victims of a traffic crash involving three vehicles that killed three people on Sunday on Highway 11 in Glenwood.
Big Island police are renewing their request for information regarding 30-year-old Marina Cortez of Puna, who is wanted on an outstanding warrant and for questioning relative to a custodial interference investigation.
The state Senate Committee on Education has advanced a bill that addresses menstrual equity and “period poverty” in Hawaii.
Mayor Mitch Roth is confident large in-person events can be held later this year as COVID-19 numbers decline statewide.
A wage boost — with extras: House measure would hike minimum pay rate, provide help to low-income families
Even as a Senate bill that would raise the state minimum wage to $18 an hour races through the state Legislature, state representatives are throwing their support behind a competing but similar bill in the House.
A series of bills introduced in the state Legislature aim to push Hawaii’s financial markets into the 21st century.
HONOLULU — Officials on Hawaii’s most populous island of Oahu have opened a new facility for COVID-19 patients who need a place to isolate or quarantine.
The DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is seeking input on a draft management plan for the Honuaʻula Forest Reserve that will guide management priorities for the area over the next 10 years.
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