A bill that would allow so-called “sustainable living research sites” skirt county building codes in Maui and Hawaii counties is moving through the state Legislature despite opposition from several state agencies and an ethics complaint against the bill’s sponsor.
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The owners of a sprawling mansion in Ninole hope that a no-minimum-bid auction to be held later this month will generate a hefty payday.
The state Board of Land and Natural Resources will consider a proposal Friday to use an old pipeline to transport biofuel from ships docked at Hilo Harbor.
A police officer who responded to provide backup to two officers shot in the line of duty early last year in Hilo provided jurors his recollection of events Monday in Hilo Circuit Court.
The Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations expects statewide employment will jump 4 percent by 2015.
In 2013, 1,583,209 people visited Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, an increase of 6.7 percent from 2012, according to data released Monday by the National Park Service.
A student researcher at the University of Hawaii at Hilo found that an herbicide previously used at Richardson Beach Park is potentially hazardous to nearby seaweed, or limu.
Kohala Kai developers were finally successful Friday relieving County Council members’ trepidation over approving a public easement through the luxury subdivision after assuring them the historical Ala Loa trail would be protected.
As of Friday, the following individuals are wanted by the Hawaii Police Department because of outstanding warrants:
Hawaii National Bank is one of two companies in Hawaii to be recently recognized as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association, honoring employers who go above and beyond when it comes to employee health.
An online publishing company has taken a forbidden action with “Forbidden Island,” according to the image’s creator.
A 68-year-old Hilo man pleaded guilty Friday to first-degree theft for stealing more than $45,000 from two Big Island churches.
As technology evolves, so do con artists and their scams designed to separate the vulnerable from their life savings.
The pending sale of 5,880 acres of land in Ka‘u is leaving coffee farmers anxious.
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