Case of slain horses referred to prosecutors for possible charges.
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The fatal shooting of a Honomu couple’s horse last month is now in the hands of prosecutors.
A non-response from government officials to emails and telephone calls isn’t necessarily a violation of the ethics code, the county Board of Ethics said Wednesday in denying a resident’s call to penalize 14 top officials for ignoring his warnings about what he saw as the danger of face masks and vaccines during the coronavirus pandemic.
Kona Community Hospital has temporarily stopped accepting new patients in its medical oncology and chemotherapy infusion clinics, forcing those needing care to travel to Waimea, Hilo or Honolulu for treatment.
A pair of popular North Kona beach parks will close starting Oct. 31 for up to eight months for an array of improvements.
The last month of the dry season was emphatically so for the windward Big Island, and the National Weather Service’s only official rain gauge to measure rainfall in double-digits in September was in Kona’s coffee belt, which experiences its rainy season in the summer.
HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige signed an executive order Tuesday that aims to prevent other states from punishing their residents who get an abortion in the islands and stop other states from sanctioning local doctors and nurses who provide such care.
Hamakua Councilwoman Heather Kimball has been selected chairwoman and North Kona Councilman Holeka Inaba vice chairman of the new County Council that will take office in December.
Mayor says 2-day running of Ironman World Championship in 2023 not set in stone, though race officials are moving forward
A two-day running of the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona in 2023 is not set in stone, Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth said Friday.
A 70-year-old homeless man has been reunited with his family on the mainland thanks to the efforts of an advocate and Hawaii Police Department community policing officers.
A teaching telescope planned for Halepohaku could be shared equally between students and the general public.
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