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HONOLULU — Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is meeting with senior U.S. military leaders and members of Hawaii’s large Filipino community this weekend in a visit steeped in geopolitical and personal significance for the leader, but also drawing small protests from a younger generation of Filipinos who point to the actions of his dictator father who died in exile in Hawaii.
The ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo has upgraded its planetarium.
‘It’s a huge punch in the gut’: Surf school lottery ends with three of four permits awarded to one owner
Emotions were running high Friday at Makaeo Pavilion as the Department of Land and Natural Resources held a lottery to determine which four surf schools could operate at Kahalu‘u Beach.
Honua Ola Bioenergy is seeking more than $1 billion in damages from Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc., claiming in federal court that the electric utility has used monopolistic measures to keep Honua Ola’s completed but idle biomass power plant from going online.
Top county executives could be in line for significant pay raises come Jan. 1.
After 73 years, the Hilo Y’s Men and Women’s Club of Hilo has passed its traditional Christmas tree sale onto the Island of Hawaii YMCA.
Kamehameha Schools Hawaii filed a police report Thursday alleging a former employee stole more than $360,000 from the Keaau campus.
Homeowners will be able to install solar power systems more easily under a new bill passed Wednesday by the Hawaii County Council.
WAIMEA — The same day as four wildfires sparked on Maui, including the Lahaina fire, firefighters were also battling seven hurricane wind-driven fires on Hawaii Island.
Police said this morning Bayfront Highway in Hilo closed due to high surf and debris on roadway. Use alternate routes.
A woman’s threats on an American Airlines flight headed to Hawaii over wearing a face mask caused the captain to turn the plane around, according to federal prosecutors. Now, she owes the airline thousands of dollars.
The state Land Use Commission will hear a motion today asking the panel to reconsider its denial of a request by developers for more time to try to redistrict some land in the Kaloko Heights project in Kailua-Kona.
A former Hawaii Police Department assistant chief was in Circuit Court on Wednesday for a hearing about a motion to modify bail conditions.
Work to restore a portion of Highway 137 will begin early next year after a lower Puna road restoration project finally cleared one of its last major hurdles.