Public frustrated by ban on trailers at transfer stations-new rules could be in place next year.
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Public frustrated by ban on trailers at transfer stations; department says new rules could be in place next year
County officials are once again hopeful that trailers could be allowed at certain county transfer stations by early next year.
A 21-year-old Kona man indicted in 2019 for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor on the grounds of a South Kona public school and subsequently indicted in connection with two later, unrelated sex assaults was found fit to stand trial after spending over two years at the Hawaii State Hospital.
Hawaii has a dearth of school psychologists, prompting some students to seek help from outside mental health providers.
Thirty-six U.S. Navy sailors from the USS Daniel Inouye joined members of the American Legion and Daughters of the American Revolution Saturday for a day of community service at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery.
The selection process for the next police chief was the only agenda item under “unfinished business” for Friday’s meeting of the Hawaii County Police Commission in the council chambers in Hilo.
A 40-year lease extension sought by Prince Kuhio Plaza is in a legal quagmire between the state and federal governments, and most who testified last week at the Hawaiian Homes Commission’s monthly meeting opposed extending the lease for almost 39 acres of homestead land.
East Hawaii is home to some spook-tacular events next weekend and on Halloween.
Hilo won the hometown matchup against Waiakea High School on Friday night. The Vikings beat the Warriors in the last regular game of the season 36-0. Hilo finished the season 6-3 and will go on to play Konawaena in the BIIF Championship in Kona at 7 p.m. on Saturday.
Hawaiian Electric is again asking Hawaii Island customers to limit their use of electricity this evening, especially from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The need for conservation is prompted by the unavailability of several large generators, the utility said in a press release this afternoon.
County election office’s mistake sends voters scrambling: Clerical error tells voters their ballots were received before they were sent
Erroneous text messages Thursday afternoon confused and alarmed some Big Island voters who were told their ballot had been “received, validated and accepted for counting,” even though many had not even received their mailed ballot when the notice went out.
The state Department of Health announced Wednesday the monovalent Novavax COVID-19 booster is now available for residents 18 and older in Hawaii.
With Halloween approaching, the Hawaii Police Department is reminding the public to be aware of the dangers of fentanyl, which has been recovered by police during drug arrests across the island.
The Leeward Planning Commission on Thursday agreed with a bill requiring County Council authorization of time extensions to zoning ordinances, a measure that would replace the current practice of administrative time extensions approved by the Planning Department.
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Russ Roberts (https://hawaiinewsdigest.net).