The Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resources approved Friday a pair of lease extensions for Uncle Billy’s Hilo Hotel and the Country Club condominiums.
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HAWAII NATIONAL PARK (AP) — The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory’s chief scientist will step aside next month to focus on research.
A felony terroristic threatening charge filed against a Hawaii Police Department sergeant following a domestic dispute at a Kapaau home in late January was dropped.
Union-negotiated pay hikes and federal and state mandates contributed to a workaday county budget expected to rise 4.3 percent to $434.7 million next year.
A 485-acre tract of North Kohala land on the road to Pololu Valley is set to be sold.
During the past five years, the invasive coffee berry borer caused damage to Hawaii Island coffee farms, which has led to financial losses for farmers and those who sell it, declines in production, as well as damage to the quality of beans.
Police arrested a man and a woman Wednesday after a report of a burglary in progress.
A 19-year-old Hilo man has been charged with burglary, theft and drug offenses in connection with items reported stolen from homes in Hilo.
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.
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.