Jury trial set for Kona woman facing federal drug charges.
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Jury trial is now set for early 2023 for a 44-year-old Kona woman facing federal drug charges after her arrest in April upon arriving at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole.
Waipi‘o Valley Road remains closed to all but a handful of people, but on Tuesday, a judge ruled a civil case to reopen the road which was closed in February via an emergency declaration by Mayor Mitch Roth can proceed.
Hawaii Island residents will no longer be able to redeem their HI-5 bottles and cans at three of the most popular transfer stations, and the continuation of redemption service at a fourth is uncertain, as contractors grapple with inflation, fuel price increases and a worker shortage stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.
Flight operations at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole were impacted for several hours Tuesday after a small plane veered off the runway while landing.
Big Island commuters now have more options for traveling under a new county program offering subsidized van rentals.
Update: The state Department of Transportation reported at 11:28 a.m. that Runway 17 at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole has reopened following an inspection.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo announced today that it has received its largest-ever scholarship endowment from an anonymous donor.
Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth said he had to make one of the most difficult decisions of his career nearly a year ago. As the massive Mana Road wildfire was bearing down on the mostly residential Waikoloa Village, Roth called for its evacuation.
Hawaii County will move forward with the purchase of two important West Hawaii natural and cultural sites, thanks to action last week by the County Council.
A health expert has warned that the state is underestimating the impacts of an ongoing spike in COVID-19 cases.
A report released this week by the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization found nearly two-thirds of adults had a negative impact from COVID-19 related to mental health, food and job security, housing and poverty.
Police are investigating a two-vehicle traffic collision Saturday afternoon in Pepeekeo that killed a 63-year-old Mountain View woman.
Construction bids are being accepted for a new classroom building at Kealakehe Elementary School with an anticipated completion date of late 2024.
Every other Saturday evening at Gingerhill Farm Retreat hosts a farm-to-table experience that brings together a group of communinty members (locals and visitors) to eat a homegrown meal and learn about sustainable living.
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