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Medical marijuana dispensary bill up in smoke

The effort to create a statewide system of medical marijuana dispensaries ended in failure after lawmakers pushed on into literally the latest hour possible trying to reach agreement on the contentious bill.

No hunting at PTA this weekend

There will be no hunting at Pohakuloa Training Area this weekend. An Army spokesperson said the closure is because of military training. No further information was provided.

PTA hunting areas to open

Army officials are opening several areas of Pohakuloa Training Area for hunting from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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Big Island post offices offer late collection today

The Kailua-Kona, Kamuela (Waimea) and Hilo airport post offices will offer late collection of mail from specially marked collection boxes on federal tax day, Wednesday, to accommodate last-second filers of federal tax returns.