Ex-employee charges discrimination in County Building Division.
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A former building inspector trainee is suing the county Department of Public Works, saying she was discriminated against and unlawfully terminated in retaliation after she reported what she saw as wrongdoing in the department.
HONOLULU — State lawmakers are on course to commit $600 million to a long-underfunded program providing housing and land leases to Native Hawaiians as they wrap up the current legislative session this week.
HONOLULU — Kilauea Volcano is now erupting a steady stream of lava after a period of intermittent pulsing.
A Kohala High School employee was arrested Thursday on suspicion of theft and criminal tampering.
A stalled project to demolish the former cargo ramp at Hilo International Airport is back on track after the release of $4.5 million in capital improvement funds in mid-April by Gov. David Ige.
The Hawaii Community Foundation will take over ownership of 2,400 acres in Kapaau in North Kohala to use as a “living laboratory.”
Hawaii County’s fuel tax revenues have been coming in higher than expected, and in some cases, faster than the county can spend them.
The unanimous passage Thursday of a bill that would appropriate $600 million to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands by a House-Senate conference committee was met with applause and fanfare.
HONOLULU — A committee of Hawaii senators and representatives on Friday agreed on legislation creating new management for Maunakea, the site of some of the world’s most advanced telescopes and demonstrations against the construction of a new observatory, on Hawaii Island.
HONOLULU — A committee of Hawaii senators and representatives on Friday agreed on legislation that would raise the state’s minimum wage to $18 an hour by 2028.
Last Friday night around 8:30 p.m., a 6-day-old lamb fell off a cliff in Ninole, landing on a ledge above another 250-foot drop. Before slipping further into darkness, two community members — Nathan Foster and Louis Taasan — came to the rescue.
HONOLULU — Some workers in the Honolulu suburb of Mililani are aiming to create the first unionized Starbucks in Hawaii.
HONOLULU — Hawaii public schools are enforcing pandemic restrictions that go beyond recommendations from state and federal health officials.
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