HILO — The disarray at the county Mass Transit Agency continues with the resignation of Administrator Maria “Sole” Aranguiz.
HILO — The County Council doesn’t want the Big Island to be known as the hand-me-down island and is asking the Mass Transit Administration to quit accepting used buses from other counties.
HILO — Faced with the curious case of a County Council member who refuses to vote or sponsor bills, county legislative leaders want more teeth added to local laws to require elected officials perform to stricter standards.
HILO — He won some, he lost some, but Kapaau resident Lanric Hyland wasn’t one to shy away from what he perceived as inequities or violations of county, state or federal laws.
HILO — How involved should the public be in determining government salaries?
HILO — Some longtime vacation rental condos, by a quirk of zoning, are being swept up into a vacation rental bill while those just across Alii Drive are not, an issue that has a crowd ready to speak out at the Leeward Planning Commission meeting.
An important decision will be made by voters this November that, if passed, will amend Hawaii’s constitution. The ballot question reads, “Shall the legislature be authorized to establish, as provided by law, a surcharge on investment real property to be used to support public education?”