The Hawaii County Department of Water Supply will temporarily shut off water service for central Hilo customers tonight.
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Mayor Billy Kenoi tapped the founder of Mokulele Airlines to lead the county Department of Research and Development.
There will be no hunting this weekend at Pohakuloa Training Area because of military training, according to a statement from the Department of the Army.
The Ford Foundation has awarded $190,000 to the University of Hawaii Foundation to support the University of Hawaii at Hilo’s College of Hawaiian Language, Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke‘elikolani and two other significant language projects.
During the week of Feb. 23-March 1, Hawaii Island police arrested 21 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One was younger than the age of 21.
The state’s only new charter school is set to open its doors in July in Ka‘u, following unanimous approval of its facilities Thursday by the Windward Planning Commission.
Just more than a year after North Hawaii Community Hospital merged with The Queen’s Health Systems, the Waimea facility is adding new equipment, rebuilding a management team and laying groundwork for stabilizing its workforce. Efforts to recruit badly needed doctors also are moving ahead, although more slowly than many would like, the hospital’s president Ken Graham said in an interview.
Three men and a woman were charged with an assortment of drug offenses after Kona vice officers served a search warrant Tuesday in Holualoa.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency expanded its public assistance program for the June 27 lava flow to include debris removal and infrastructure repairs, the agency announced Wednesday.
Work will begin Monday at Wailuku River State Park’s Rainbow Falls section to improve the accessible passenger loading zone for buses parking at the park. The improvements include relocating the loading zone away from vehicular flow and a more durable concrete pad. This project will allow those with disabilities a safer, properly designed access to the Rainbow Falls lookout area. Project contractor is Ludwig Construction and cost is $87,600.
Proposals to create a Pahoa Village Design District and implement new sign regulations for the town cleared their first votes before the Hawaii County Council on Wednesday.
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Traveling between Kona and San Diego just got a little more direct thanks to the addition of a new route by Alaska Airlines.
In a dry land with the highest utility rates in the country, conflicts about water and power generation are never far from hand.