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Kamehameha Schools and the Kohala Center on Monday launched Mahiai a Ola, a campaign to support local farmers, agricultural education, and innovative solutions to improve food security in Hawaii.
Police are continuing to investigate a robbery reported Saturday that allegedly took place days earlier at Hilo Baptist Church.
As part of an ongoing effort to address a backlog in the processing of applications and permits at the Planning Departments West Hawaii office in Kailua-Kona, the department said Monday it will begin to limit service hours with the public on a temporary basis.
Even with access to the summit restored for astronomers, some observatories on Maunakea will not be able to resume work for some time.
The county Department of Water Supply has no current plans to restore water service to Kapoho and the area around Pohoiki as lower Puna continues to recover from the 2018 eruption of Kilauea volcano, but was not shutting the door on a possible restoration in the future.
Hawaii Island police officers who provide services for private companies or other government agencies on their off-time could see payment for their services go up by as much as 50% over the next two years, under a special duty pay schedule thats the focus of upcoming public hearings.
HONOLULU (AP) Hawaii experts say two native bird populations have declined by more than half and could face extinction if nothing is done to save them, a report said.
KAILUA-KONA Construction of the first phase of the Kukuiola emergency shelter project could start as early as this fall, according to a draft environmental assessment released Wednesday.