Manta ray viewing in West Hawaii may be curtailed under proposed rules.
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HONOLULU — A former U.S. defense contractor on Oahu accused with his wife of living for decades under stolen identities of dead babies will get a new attorney, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
Hawaii County is hoping to secure part of a $275 million federal recycling grant to pull the island out of its solid waste slump.
Streamlining the building permit process, cracking down on unpermitted structures, renegotiating the county’s composting contract, exploring public-private partnerships for wastewater processing and beefing up the Information Technology Department are the top recommendations of the Cost of Government Commission.
A legal challenge against the University of Hawaii’s rules for managing Maunakea cannot proceed until the Hawaii Supreme Court settles a question of legal procedure.
Members of the public are invited to a meeting today to learn about efforts to remove unexploded military ordnance from the former Waikoloa Maneuver Area.
As new COVID-19 variants spread throughout the community, protection from previous infections and prior vaccinations is waning.
A new minimum term will be set for a former Hawaii Police Department officer behind bars since his January 2002 arrest for fatally shooting his 42-year-old wife in Waikoloa Village.
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM — The U.S. military said Monday it’s ready to begin draining 1 gallons of fuel from three pipelines as part of an initial step toward closing a World War II-era fuel storage facility that leaked petroleum into Pearl Harbor’s tap water last year.
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.
Shortage of school psychologists has many students turning to private counseling to help with anxiety and stress
Hawaii has a dearth of school psychologists, prompting some students to seek help from outside mental health providers.
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Russ Roberts (https://hawaiinewsdigest.net).