Land Board approves public shooting range

KAILUA-KONA — The Board of Land and Natural Resources voted Friday to approve an area of land on Hawaii Island as a public shooting range for the purpose of supporting the state’s Hunter Safety program.

Up in Smoke

Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire at the Honda dealership on Kuakini Highway Thursday afternoon. No injuries were reported.

New HR director vows to restore trust

HILO — Coming off a critical audit that ended with the sudden resignation of the former Human Resources director, the county Merit Appeals Board and the newly appointed director put reestablishing trust at the top of the agenda.