Kim has walking pneumonia

HILO — Mayor Harry Kim has been diagnosed with walking pneumonia but is continuing his work, Managing Director Wil Okabe said Tuesday.

Rare tax cuts proposed

HILO — Kohala Councilman Tim Richards is attempting something that rarely happens in Hawaii County government — he wants to lower taxes.

Recuperating Kim backs out of spotlight

HILO — Three weeks after Mayor Harry Kim suffered his fifth heart attack, he’s moved behind the scenes but remains unapologetic about a comment he made during his last public appearance Monday.

Bond debt increased by $30M

HILO — The County Council made quick work Wednesday approving a $30.5 million bond issue for park improvements to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.