“Tearful testimony” creates broad support for a bill to revise county laws related to dog attacks.
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A planned expansion of Meadow Gold Dairies’ Hilo processing plant has cleared a significant hurdle.
HONOLULU — The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday that a helicopter that crashed in Kauai last month and killed all four people on board nose-dived from 200 feet above ground after it unexpectedly stopped while making a shallow left turn.
In addition to increasing pain at the pump as gas prices rise, Big Islanders could see electric bills increase substantially in the coming months following an outright ban on the U.S. import of Russian oil, natural gas and coal amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
An argument early Friday evening at the bar of the Grand Naniloa Hotel escalated into a hotel room incident in which a man allegedly pistol-whipped a woman, forcefully shoved the gun’s barrel into her mouth and threatened to kill her, according to court documents filed by police.
An airline CEO believes international travel to Hawaii should be “more normal” by this summer.
WASHINGTON — The Defense Department will permanently shut down the Navy’s massive fuel tank facility on Oahu that leaked petroleum into Pearl Harbor’s tap water, and will remove all the fuel, the Pentagon said Monday.
The state Reapportionment Commission on Monday created a special committee to help the attorney general defend it from a lawsuit filed by a citizen coalition challenging maps featuring new political boundaries for the state Legislature and U.S. House.
Anglers will take to the sea March 19 to raise funds to sustain Hospice of Kona’s programs and services.
Former state Rep. Cindy Evans plans to run for County Council, while Kohala Councilman Tim Richards plans to run for state Senate. Meanwhile, former Sen. Malama Solomon is angling for a seat as trustee for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.
Volunteer firefighters got some much-deserved love Saturday with the donation of two new fire trucks that’ll bolster the efforts of those in the community who head into danger to protect us all without the expectation of pay.
Mayor Mitch Roth is asking the County Council to approve a $139.5 million bond authorization that will take the county smack up against the recommended debt ceiling for sound financial management.
The Hawaii National Guard said Friday the increase in military aircraft doing takeoffs and landings at Hilo International Airport is a National Guard exercise.
Owners of aggressive dogs could face tougher penalties under a bill that will be discussed this week by a County Council committee.
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