Consumer advocate criticizes HOVE solar farm plan | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


OCEAN VIEW — The state’s consumer advocate is siding with Ocean View residents in criticism of a plan to build acres of commercial solar panels in a residential area. Source: Consumer advocate criticizes HOVE solar farm plan | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/consumer-advocate-criticizes-hove-solar-farm-plan). Accessed on 04 July 2016, 17:01 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Bret Yager ("West Hawaii Today"). Please … Continue reading Consumer advocate criticizes HOVE solar farm plan | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Purchase will place South Kona shoreline in public hands | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


HONAUNAU — An ancient South Kona fishing village and trail is set to be placed in public hands, thanks to the efforts of the Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail and The Trust For Public Land Hawaii. Source: Purchase will place South Kona shoreline in public hands | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/purchase-will-place-south-kona-shoreline-public-hands). Accessed on 27 June 2016, 17:13 … Continue reading Purchase will place South Kona shoreline in public hands | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

New app allows user to stay on top of shark attacks, post experiences | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


KAILUA-KONA — With the rollout of virtual reality “Shark Week” programming this week and increases in shark encounters over the past few years, some beachgoers might be a tad nervous about sticking their toes in the water. Source: New app allows user to stay on top of shark attacks, post experiences | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/new-app-allows-user-stay-top-sharck-attacks-post-experience). Accessed … Continue reading New app allows user to stay on top of shark attacks, post experiences | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Mayoral forum helps kick off election season | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


KAILUA-KONA — Should the county overhaul a sluggish building permitting process, and what to do about having too few places for the homeless? And how do you clean up the county government we already have? Source: Mayoral forum helps kick off election season | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/mayoral-forum-helps-kick-off-election-season). Accessed on 18 June 2016, 5:44 hrs, UTC. Reporter: … Continue reading Mayoral forum helps kick off election season | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Hooked on barbless: Fishermen urged to adopt more humane fishing gear, but not all on board | West Hawaii Today


KAILUA-KONA — It’s an age-old design going back to ancient hooks carved in bone, when primitive man sought to assure that every fish he hooked was one he would land. Source: Hooked on barbless: Fishermen urged to adopt more humane fishing gear, but not all on board | West Hawaii Today (http://westhawaiitoday.com/news/local-news/hooked-on-barbless-fishermen-urged-to-adopt-more-humane-fishing-gear-not-all-board). Accessed on 17 June … Continue reading Hooked on barbless: Fishermen urged to adopt more humane fishing gear, but not all on board | West Hawaii Today

A Clear Trail | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


KAILUA-KONA — Visitors to the Big Island and locals alike have a new tool for getting out into the forest, just in time for summer. Source: A Clear Trail | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/clear-trail). Accessed on 13 June 2016, 16:08 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Bret Yager ("West Hawaii Today"). Please click link to read the full story. Comment: … Continue reading A Clear Trail | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Drought eases on Big Isle’s west side; El Nino to blame for much of island’s dry ‘wet’ season | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


KAILUA-KONA — The drought that plagued West Hawaii earlier this year appears to be a thing of the past. Source: Drought eases on Big Isle’s west side; El Nino to blame for much of island’s dry ‘wet’ season | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/loca-news/drought-eases-big-isle-s-west-side-el-nino-blamed-much-island-s-dry-season). Accessed on 09 June 2016, 16:11 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Bret Yager ("West Hawaii Today"). … Continue reading Drought eases on Big Isle’s west side; El Nino to blame for much of island’s dry ‘wet’ season | Hawaii Tribune-Herald