Many state legislators remain “resistant” to a $1B Hawaii Rainy Day Fund.
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Lawmakers resistant to $1B for rainy day fund, but Ige remains ‘hopeful’ the money will be allocated
A $1 billion allocation to the state’s emergency fund proposed by Gov. David Ige might end up smaller than he hoped as it faces resistance in the Legislature.
Tickets for the 2022 Ho‘ike at the Merrie Monarch Festival sold out Tuesday in about four hours.
HONOLULU — A couple trafficked a 15-year-old girl and her mother from Guam to Hawaii, where they took away their passports, forced them to work and beat them, police alleged in court documents.
The victim of an early Saturday morning shooting in Pepeekeo told police he and the alleged shooter’s girlfriend had engaged in “sexual activities” at the makai cul-de-sac on Sugar Mill Road and were leaving when the woman’s boyfriend rolled up and shot him, according to court documents.
Cyanotech has doubled-down on its commitment to renewable energy with the recent addition of two new solar systems to power operations at its 96-acre aquaculture farm in Kailua-Kona.
Attorneys for the state Reapportionment Commission and a citizen coalition challenging its maps will square off today in oral arguments before the Hawaii Supreme Court.
Police have charged a 61-year-old Kurtistown man with attempted murder following a neighbor dispute early Monday morning in Tiki Gardens subdivision off Ainaloa Boulevard in Puna.
The Department of Water Supply said it will repave sections of Keaau-Pahoa Road (Highway 130) near the Kaloli Drive intersection from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
Tour companies on the Big Island are expecting a busier Spring Break and summer after Safe Travels Hawaii becomes part of the past.
After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Kona Brewers Festival returned Saturday albeit on a smaller-than-normal scale with just a quarter of the attendees, breweries and restaurants.
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Russ Roberts (https://hawaiinewsdigest.net).