Hilo attorney and “pillar of our community”, Brian de Lima, dies at age 66.
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Hilo attorney and community leader Brian De Lima died Tuesday, according to his older daughter. He was 66.
HPD seeks $2M for animal control: Most of the money would be used to purchase a kennel facility in Puna
The Hawaii Police Department has requested $2 million from the county to purchase a new animal shelter in Puna in order to improve its animal control capabilities.
HONOLULU — The speaker of Hawaii’s House of Representatives said Wednesday he supports stronger ethics laws and penalties to prevent bribery at the Legislature after federal prosecutors this week alleged two former lawmakers took bribes in exchange for shaping legislation while in office.
The state House Transportation Committee on Wednesday passed, with amendments, a bill that would require site surveys to identify the most suitable location for a Puna Makai Access Road to relieve traffic congestion on Highway 130.
Firefighters squashed a flare-up Wednesday afternoon of a fire that burned a homeless encampment Tuesday night in North Kona.
The Hawaii County Council voted Wednesday to recognize February as Mahina ‘Olelo Hawaii, or Hawaiian Language Month.
Hawaii County officials said Tuesday they are satisfied with the performance of TrueCare24 Inc., the company contracted for county-sponsored COVID testing, despite reports of lost tests and late results.
The final month of 2021 was “one of the wettest Decembers in the last 50 years,” according to Kevin Kodama, senior hydrologist for the National Weather Service in Honolulu.
HONOLULU — A Hawaii state senator and a state representative took bribes including envelopes of cash, Las Vegas hotel rooms and New Orleans casino chips in exchange for shaping cesspool legislation, according to federal allegations filed in court Tuesday.
COVID-19 booster shots will not be required by the Safe Travels Hawaii program, Gov. David Ige’s office announced today.
The COVID cavalry: FEMA-funded travel nurses give Hilo Medical Center staff ‘a great mental and physical break’
The 36 federally funded travel nurses working at Hilo Medical Center have been “a tremendous relief” for the hospital’s staff.
AARP eyes retirement bills: Measures would create state-managed plan to help workers save for the future
The state of Hawaii could help more than 200,000 residents begin planning for their retirements under a proposed program in the state Legislature.
HONOLULU — Hawaii members of Congress said Monday a spending bill that must pass to avoid a government shutdown includes $403 million to address the crisis caused by the leaking of petroleum from a Navy fuel storage tank facility into Pearl Harbor drinking water.
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