Hawaii Island residents file ethics complaints against two county planners.
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Two island residents have filed ethics complaints against Planning Department staffers, saying they were laughed at and disrespected when they opposed developments in Pepeekeo and Keaukaha.
A study released Wednesday found that Native Hawaiian women and girls “experience violence at rates disproportionate to their population size.”
“Home for the Hilodays,” a singing- and dancing-filled holiday extravaganza, is back at the Palace Theater this weekend.
A 68-year-old Waikoloa man was hospitalized Tuesday following a reported shark attack in waters off Anaehoomalu Bay.
A retired Hawaii Police Department assistant chief told the Tribune-Herald on Tuesday that a HPD major in the running for police chief and a captain who answers directly to her shouldn’t have accepted four nights in a Kailua-Kona hotel paid for by the Ironman Triathlon.
Mauna Loa and Kilauea volcanoes almost simultaneously have stopped erupting.
CORRECTION: A previous version of this story had an incorrect number of nights of the hotel stay. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.
UPDATED 2:48 p.m.
The only liquid lava still present Monday in the Mauna Loa eruption was confined to Fissure 3.
HONOLULU — Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawananakoa, the so-called last Hawaiian princess whose lineage included the royal family that once ruled the islands and an Irish businessman who became one of Hawaii’s largest landowners, died on Sunday. She was 96.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will not be getting a new visitor center after all.
The Hawaii Department of Health has ordered 9,200 doses of bivalent COVID-19 vaccination boosters for children as young as 6 months old, with 1,500 being shipped directly to Hawaii Island.
Two weeks after they were closed due to volcanic activity on Mauna Loa, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Forestry and Wildlife is reopening the following areas: Kapapala Forest Reserve; ‘Ainapo Trail, road and cabin; and Kipuka ‘Ainahou Nene Sanctuary.
The public had its first opportunity Monday to testify about the four finalists to vying to become Hawaii County police chief and see them answer questions from the Police Commission in Hilo.