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Discussion highlights importance of limiting isle light polution
Environmental and astronomical experts are urging residents throughout the state to reduce outdoor lighting in order to prevent the spread of light pollution.
DOH reports 11 new state COVID deaths
Six more COVID-19 deaths were reported in Hawaii County since Dec. 31, according to the state Department of Health.
Diesel fuel spilled at Space Force telescope site on Haleakala
HONOLULU — The U.S. Space Force said about 700 gallons of diesel spilled at the site of an advanced space telescope on the summit of Haleakala on Maui, the latest fuel spill involving the U.S. military in Hawaii.
Bill seeks lifeguards for tour boats
A bill that would require certified lifeguards on boats that take tourists onto the water for snorkeling and other activities is again making its way through the state Legislature.
Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival returns Saturday
The Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival is back for in-person festivities. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4.
Speeding up the process: Bill would require third-party consultant for some historic reviews
A bill aimed at speeding up historic preservation reviews cleared its first committee Tuesday.
Honokaa man facing multiple drug charges
A Honokaa man is facing a handful of drug offenses following the execution of a search warrant Friday that reportedly turned up marijuana and cocaine.
Police seek Kona man on outstanding warrant
Hawaii Island police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 28-year-old Hudson Patrick Ho‘oulu Sauer, of Kona, who is wanted for an outstanding warrant of arrest relative to several vehicle thefts, and for questioning in other criminal investigations.
HPD investigating officer-involved shooting of dog
The Hawaii Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting Saturday in Pahala.
School Based Health Centers open in West Hawaii
Hawaii Island Community Health Center has launched School Based Health Centers to provide care on site in local schools.
Upping the ante: Lawmakers introduce several gambling bills
A raft of gambling-related bills have been introduced in the state Legislature and have passed first readings on their respective chamber’s floors.
Tax breaks are urged for ALICE families
Removing the general excise tax on food and medicine might not be the best way to help struggling Hawaii residents, Gov. Josh Green said Monday.
Judge lifts West Hawaii aquarium fishing injunction
An Oahu Circuit Court judge Monday lifted an injunction prohibiting the issuance or renewal of aquarium fishing permits for West Hawaii waters.
Diabetes predictions grim
Several studies conducted by Hawaii researchers are predicting rates of type 2 diabetes, as well as other chronic conditions, will increase dramatically in the coming years among youth statewide.
Police renew request for woman sought in custodial interference investigation
Hawaii Island police are renewing their request for the public’s assistance with locating Tara Lasham, who is wanted on an outstanding warrant and for questioning relative to a custodial interference investigation.
Man hospitalized following North Kona crash
A 31-year-old man remains hospitalized following a single-vehicle crash early Sunday in North Kona.
A job well done: Special Olympics recognizes athletes, coaches and volunteers
After a two-year hiatus, Special Olympics West Hawaii held their awards banquet Saturday at Kahaluu Beach with a pavilion full of athletes, coaches and volunteers sharing smiles, laughter and fellowship.
In 67 minutes of video, brutality followed by nonchalance
If you stumbled on the scene too late, you might have missed him there, bloodied and beaten.
Maui firefighter injured when swept away in storm drain
WAILUKU, Maui — A Maui firefighter was critically injured when he was swept into a storm drain and carried the length of eight football fields until being dumped on the shoreline, officials said.
Puna roads EA expected soon
After a year of waiting, the next step in the restoration of Puna roads severed by the 2018 Kilauea eruption is nearly complete.
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