Hawaii Island residents could see electric bills jump by 20% following U.S. ban on Russian oil imports.
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Tearful testimony spurred broad support Tuesday for a bill to overhaul the county’s laws relating to dog attacks.
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.
After three years of planning and construction, Hilo Medical Center has opened its second catheterization laboratory.
Gov. David Ige’s last COVID-19 restriction for the state will end March 25.
Dry wet season increases risk of fires: Lack of rain this year put much of the state in ‘moderate to severe drought’
The prolonged dry spell during what is usually the rainiest time of year continued to plague Hawaii Island in February.
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 Hawaii 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.
A vehicle crash near the 6-mile marker of Daniel K. Inouye Highway in Hilo has closed the highway and will require a detour of traffic for the next four hours, according to a 5:22 p.m. advisory from the Hawaii Police Department.
Mayor Mitch Roth issued a statement this morning urging Hawaii Island residents to be mindful of fuel and energy consumption following President Biden’s decision to ban oil imports from Russia due to the Ukrainian invasion.
Masks will no longer be required outside at state Department of Education schools and offices.
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.
An airline CEO believes international travel to Hawaii should be “more normal” by this summer.
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.