A bill that would require surveys to study a new Puna Makai Access Road passes the state House Transportation Committee.
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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.
Hilo attorney and community leader Brian De Lima died Tuesday, according to his older daughter. He was 66.
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Lawmakers are considering a measure to provide the Department of Education with a wave of funding to make surfing a prep sport across the state.
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