Momentum is growing in Hawaii to legalize recreational marijuana.
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Job stability. Competitive pay. Good benefits and retirement package. Strong union protection. It wasn’t that long ago that county jobs were considered plum positions, subject to intense competition and even political favoritism.
HONOLULU — The U.S. military said it’s finished draining three pipelines connecting Pearl Harbor to a fuel storage facility that last year spilled jet fuel into the military installation’s tap water and sickened 6,000 people.
The fifth International Symposium on Anchialine Ecosystems is underway on Hawaii Island, where more than 125 scientists, students, community members, and resource managers, from across Hawaii and around the world, have gathered to share knowledge and information about anchialine pools.
Astronomers using a Maunakea observatory have discovered the closest known black hole to Earth.
A proposed new housing development in Honokaa received support from County Council members and residents on Wednesday.
The Kona Coffee Cultural Festival returns in full-force starting today with 10 days full of musical entertainment, artisans and crafters, farm tours, games and activities for the whole family, great food, a cup full of coffee events, and much more.
An affordable housing project in Waikoloa got nine thumbs up Tuesday, signaling an easy approval when the County Council meets later this month to take a final vote on the plan.
A 52-year-old man, who recently relocated to Hawaii from the mainland, was cited Tuesday by a trio of State and federal agencies after his dog was captured oån videotape harassing a Hawaiian monk seal at Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park on Oct. 10.
After hours of considering, approving and rejecting more than half a dozen amendments, the County Council voted Wednesday in favor of a bill prohibiting concealed firearms in certain places.
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.
Kona Community Hospital on Wednesday that the Imaging Department is opening its appointment schedule to include weekend hours for outpatient imaging services.
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM — 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 Hawaii County Council is urging the Legislature to take steps to improve ailing roadway infrastructure on the Big Island.
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.