Two virtual currency bills successfully passed final committee hearings last week.
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A pair of bills that would provide state regulatory support for “virtual currencies” successfully passed their final committee hearings in their respective chambers last week.
Over 100 volunteers came together Saturday to give Harold H. Higashihara Park a facelift.
The Roman Catholic Church in the State of Hawaii has settled four civil lawsuits alleging a defrocked Big Island priest sexually molested teenage boys decades ago, according to court records.
Waipio Valley residents are grateful for a county emergency proclamation closing the Waipio Valley Access Road to nonlocal traffic.
Over a kilogram of fentanyl and pounds of methamphetamine are off the streets of West Hawaii thanks to an investigation by the Hawaii Police Department Area II vice unit working in concert with federal officials.
With COVID-19 case counts on the decline, the 59th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival will return to its customary schedule starting on Easter Sunday.
Chiyono Kobayashi, 100, of Kealakekua died Feb. 8. Born in Hilo, she was the retired owner of the former Yamada Furniture Store in Kona, a member of Kainaliu Makai Kumi, former state Health Commissioner, former president of the Kona Business &Professional Women’s Club and a registered Republican. Drive-thru celebration of life 1-3 p.m. Sunday, March 27, at Club Rehab Mauka Clinic, 79-7422 Mamalahoa Hwy., site of the former Yamada Furniture Store. Private inurnment services will follow. Survived by son, Grant T. (Ryoko) Kobayashi of Kealakekua; daughters, Glenna (Charles) Bell of Kealakekua and Charlotte (Daniel) Graham of Honolulu; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
The Hawaii Supreme Court late Thursday issued an injunction temporarily stopping candidate filing that was to start Tuesday until it can consider a petition filed by 11 residents from three islands questioning the process by which the state Reapportionment Commission drew legislative boundary maps.
A bill that would help state residents plan for their retirements has passed its committees in the State Senate with broad support.
Requests for hundreds of thousands of dollars for equipment for the county Department of Environmental Management led to frustration at Wednesday’s County Council meeting.
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