HR audit wins national award

HILO — A critical audit of the county Human Resources Department has netted a national award for Legislative Auditor Bonnie Nims and her staff.

For rent: Your local library

HILO — A bill that would rent out library land and facilities as a way to generate revenue is proceeding through the state Legislature as quietly as libraries themselves.

Council throws another $4M into Lono Kona

HILO — When bids for the Lono Kona sewer project came in earlier this year, the county tossed them out, hoping for a better deal. The opposite happened when the new set of bids was opened Thursday — the bids came in even higher.