Residents of Puuanahulu are hoping to cut their monthly bills by installing a photovoltaic system to power their water supply. The initiative got an initial green light this week with the release of an environmental assessment that found the project would not significantly impact the landscape.
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A 57-year-old Pahoa man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly stealing a donation jar for an 8-year-old girl in need of a heart transplant.
Police want to question a man whose image was captured on a surveillance video at the scene of a suspicious Kona church fire.
Some landscape companies are crying foul about a new county policy requiring them to truck their green waste to the Puuanahulu or Hilo landfills and pay a tipping fee to dispose of it.
A Kailua-Kona man’s criminal record could be cleared of charges stemming from a “Peeping Tom” incident in a Target restroom in November if he stays out of further trouble.
Naalehu will lose its only grocery store today after Island Market shuts its doors.
A full suite of bills related to aquarium fishing continues to move ahead at the capitol in Honolulu, and several are set to be heard today in the House Committee on Judiciary.
PAHOA (AP) — A donation jar used to raise money for an 8-year-old girl who needs a heart transplant was stolen from a Big Island store.
Pohakuloa Training Area will open Keamuku to bow hunting Saturday. The area will be open 5 a.m.-7 p.m.
State Rep. Joy San Buenaventura will host a town hall meeting Friday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
During the week of Feb. 16-22, Hawaii Island police arrested 21 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Seven of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One was younger than 21.