The land leases for Uncle Billy’s Hilo Hotel and the Country Club condominiums will expire next month unless the state Board of Land and Natural Resources approves an extension Friday.
Big Island Chapter 731 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart will dedicate a monument during a public ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaii Veterans’ Cemetery No. 2 in Hilo.
HONOLULU — A bill in the state Legislature would make it easier for voters to understand who is supporting and funding political action committees.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration researchers recently tested two different drones in the waters off the Kohala Coast with the hopes of someday being able to use the combined technologies to locate vessels and marine life in distress, conduct wildlife surveys and access hard-to-reach areas.
Property values are averaging about 3 percent higher than last year, giving Hawaii County government enough breathing room to create a no-frills budget without having to resort to increasing property taxes.
Hawaii Electric Light Co. announced Tuesday that Ormat Technologies was selected to provide an additional 25 megawatts of geothermal power to the utility.
Many months of paperwork and a lot of fundraising are culminating in the planned July opening of a new charter school in Naalehu.
Hopes for an international arrivals terminal at Kona International Airport, future bus service to Palamanui and plans for new Department of Motor Vehicles service in Waimea were highlights of a Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Tuesday with Mayor Billy Kenoi.
HONOLULU — It could get a lot harder to smoke traditional and electronic cigarettes in Hawaii, especially for young people.
Photos by HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald.
A breakout on the north side of the June 27 lava flow remained active but was not advancing Tuesday morning, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.
Two lanes will be available for Pahoa-bound motorists on Highway 130 near Keaau during peak hours as early as today, a state Department of Transportation spokeswoman said.
Hawaii’s Green Party will have to step up its game if it wants to continue fielding candidates beyond the 2022 election, according to the state Office of Elections.
By ERICA WERNER
A 31-year-old Mountain View man accused of possessing 7.75 pounds of crystal methamphetamine made his initial court appearance Monday.
By CATHY BUSSEWITZ