Windward Planning Commission says bill “really is just a matter of transparency.”
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An ambitious proposal creating a powerful county executive has gained some traction in the Cost of Government Commission, but commissioners decided Thursday to refine the measure before taking a formal vote next week.
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM — A man was taken into custody and a gate to Pearl Harbor was closed Monday after three suspicious packages were found in the area, officials for the U.S. military base said.
Council panel sees firearm bill as too restrictive: Committee seeks to whittle down list of prohibited places
Hawaii County’s first shot at drafting an open or concealed carry gun law was deemed too restrictive Tuesday by a majority of County Council members after dozens of testifiers weighed in, the vast majority opposing the measure on constitutional grounds.
Hawaii County is looking to expand Kamakoa Nui Park in Waikoloa Village.
Hawaii Island police have charged 41-year-old Matthew B. Cummings of Captain Cook a variety of drug offenses following the execution of search warrants at Cummings’s South Kona property.
Even as the second Digital Inclusion Week kicked off Monday, participation in a federal program offering discounts on internet bills is still lower than expected.
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM — The commander of the task force responsible for draining fuel from a World War II-era storage tank facility that leaked jet fuel and poisoned Pearl Harbor’s tap water last year said Monday he’s exploring ways to get community feedback.
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