HILO — Hospital, courthouse, school and airport upgrades. Solutions to homelessness, protection for kupuna, tax credits for battery storage of electricity, outlawing a controversial pesticide.
HILO — Five Big Island regions are especially vulnerable to contamination from cesspools, a state report says.
HILO — Oceanfront property owners who once were well shy of the protected state shoreline could find themselves having to purchase easements for their existing homes and structures such as seawalls as the sea creeps inland.
HILO — Faced with the mayor and two County Council members urging caution, the Salary Commission on Thursday hiked salaries a little further in two departments, but postponed action on a dozen other positions — including the mayor and County Council members themselves — until its next meeting in January.
HILO — Mayor Harry Kim is once again bringing his former executive director back into the fold to present county priorities before the state Legislature.
HILO — It’s an emergency message no one wants to hear: “The U.S. Pacific Command has detected a missile threat to Hawaii. A missile may impact on land or sea within minutes. This is not a drill.”