The Food Basket to develop ag innovative park in Hilo.
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The Food Basket is developing a large “agricultural innovation park” in Hilo.
A measure increasing the penalty on a person convicted of first-degree negligent homicide while driving under the influence of an intoxicant is one step away from becoming law.
A bill setting aside funding to study the economic impact changing Hawaii’s coffee labeling requirements is awaiting Gov. David Ige’s signature.
Kealakehe High School football players got off the field to pick up trash along Ane Keohokalole Highway Friday afternoon.
A resolution asking the Census to re-designate Captain Cook as Ka‘awaloa was shelved this legislative session.
The County Council’s commitment to subsidize affordable housing was expanded last week to include moderate-income families making up to 120% of the average median income, meaning a family of three earning up to $92,520 annually could qualify for a two-bedroom home costing up to $539,000.
The Hawaii County Mass Transit Agency, in partnership with the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute and U.S. Hybrid, has taken delivery of its first hydrogen fuel-cell-powered bus, which is intended for operation on Routes 202, 203 and 204 in Kailua-Kona later this spring.
This weekend is Mother’s Day and if you forgot any of those favorite women in your life, you are in real trouble! Trying to wrack your brains for just the right last minute gift can be frustrating. Chocolates are often a favorite gift, but why not go one step further and treat your loved ones to the Big Island Chocolate Festival on May 14 at the Waikoloa Beach Marriot Resort and Spa.
HONOLULU — There are currently 71 people statewide hospitalized with COVID-19, including five in intensive care units. Less than a month ago, there were no coronavirus cases in intensive care, Hawaii News Now reported.
HONOLULU — The population of endangered Hawaiian monk seals has surpassed a level not seen in more than two decades, according to federal officials.