County seeks zoning variance as golf building crowds road | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


Traffic whizzes along the narrow two-lane Haihai Street as construction equipment stirs the dust Friday at the site of a $17.5 million upgrade to the island’s only county-owned golf course. Source: County seeks zoning variance as golf building crowds road | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/county-seeks-zoning-variance-as-golf-course-building-crowds-road). Accessed on 15 October 2016, 16:00 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Nancy Cook Lauer … Continue reading County seeks zoning variance as golf building crowds road | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Kim continues to fill his Cabinet | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


Mayor-elect Harry Kim has tapped another old hand for his Cabinet. Source: Kim continues to fill his Cabinet | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/kim-continues-to-fill-his-cabinet). Accessed on 14 October 2016, 15:30 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Nancy Cook Lauer ("West Hawaii Today"). Please click link to read the full story. Comment: Mayor-elect Harry Kim continues to fill his cabinet with familiar … Continue reading Kim continues to fill his Cabinet | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Onishi wants to consult for county | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


After almost 30 years of government work, Hilo County Councilman Dennis “Fresh” Onishi is ready to start his own business once he leaves the council in December. Source: Onishi wants to consult for county | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/onishi-wants-consult-county). Accessed on 12 October 2016, 15:40 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Nancy Cook Lauer ("West Hawaii Today"). Please click link … Continue reading Onishi wants to consult for county | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Improvements, but no lifeguards, for Kekaha Kai park | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


The state Department of Land and Natural Resources reissued a finding of no significant environmental impact for the second phase of improvements to Kekaha Kai State Park. Source: Improvements, but no lifeguards, for Kekaha Kai park | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/improvements-no-lifeguards-kekaha-kai-park). Accessed on 11 October 2016, 15:50 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Nancy Cook Lauer ("West Hawaii Today"). Please … Continue reading Improvements, but no lifeguards, for Kekaha Kai park | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Yokoyama’s ‘lifetime legacy’ honored | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


Local political powerhouse George Yokoyama received a special gift Monday night for his 90th birthday — a key to the county. Source: Yokoyama’s ‘lifetime legacy’ honored | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/yokoyama-s-lifetime-legacy-honored). Accessed on 21 September 2016, 12:05 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Nancy Cook Lauer ("West Hawaii Today"). Please click link to read the full story. Comment: On Monday, … Continue reading Yokoyama’s ‘lifetime legacy’ honored | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

More overtime; Costs adding up for Hilo golf course project | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


Parks and Recreation officials told a County Council panel Tuesday that contractors on a second project in addition to the Ka‘u gym are likely to receive county-subsidized overtime pay to hasten completion. Source: More overtime; Costs adding up for Hilo golf course project | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/more-over-time-cots-adding-golf-coure-project). Accessed on 21 September 2016, 21:50 hrs, UTC. Reporter: … Continue reading More overtime; Costs adding up for Hilo golf course project | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

OT adds up as county rushes to meet mayor’s deadline | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


PAHALA — The screech of steel on steel echoed through the cavernous Ka‘u gym Saturday, as contractors worked overtime to meet an Oct. 4 deadline. Source: OT adds up as county rushes to meet mayor’s deadline | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/ot-adds-county-rushes-meet-mayor-s-deadline). Accessed on 18 September 2016, 15:30 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Nancy Cook Lauer ("West Hawaii Today"). Please … Continue reading OT adds up as county rushes to meet mayor’s deadline | Hawaii Tribune-Herald