Mortar round, grenades cleared from Waimea during ordnance search.
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has found eight hand grenades and a mortar round in and near Waimea this year while clearing unexploded ordnance from the former Waikoloa Maneuver Area.
The Hawaii Food Basket is trying to get ahead of the holiday season and stay stocked despite an uptick in people in need and rising food costs.
HONOLULU — A former Junior ROTC instructor has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for sexually exploiting one of his Kauai high school students.
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.
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