On Wednesday, a Hawaii County Council majority defeated a property tax relief bill.
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After a decade of service, Pohai Malama Care Center, a 12-bed inpatient hospice facility owned and operated by Hawaii Care Choices, will cease operations starting Nov. 18.
Hawaii Radiologic Associates has been experiencing what it refers to as “technical difficulties” that have caused temporary disruptions to its computer systems, phone lines and website.
A 52-year-old Big Island man, who recently relocated to Hawaii from the mainland, was cited Tuesday by state and federal agencies after his dog was captured on videotape harassing a Hawaiian monk seal at Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park on Oct. 10.
With 19 licenses to carry a concealed firearm issued and another 58 pending approval in Hawaii County, some Hawaii Island police officers are concerned they haven’t received proper training on encountering permit holders.
The Hawaii County Council is urging the Legislature to take steps to improve ailing roadway infrastructure on the Big Island.
A bill that would create a business improvement district to revitalize downtown Hilo has been resurrected.
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Oahu (AP) — The Navy on Tuesday said it will ask the public how it should use a fuel storage facility in the hills above Pearl Harbor once it has finished draining petroleum from its massive storage tanks.
The state Department of Health’s Clean Air Branch has issued Notices of Violation and Order against the military and four companies, including one on the Big Island.
The Department of Land and Natural Resources will allocate $1 million to plan the demolition of the former Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay Hotel.
A proposed firebreak expansion project on Maunakea to protect the critically endangered palila has been approved by the Board of Land and Natural Resources.
The pilot of a helicopter that crashed on a remote Hawaii lava field during a sunset tour in June told investigators that the engine had been swapped out but three earlier flights that day were normal.
Hawaii County has declared itself a victim of an employee who pleaded guilty to stealing affordable housing credits, and its attorneys are asking the court to return property currently under forfeiture by the federal government.
Developers of the proposed Hoomalu at Waikoloa affordable housing project are asking the county to exempt them from three development requirements as a way to help keep the units affordable.
A state-mandated free mediation program was a resounding success in preventing evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report.
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.