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Caltrans planner to take over Hele-On system

| | Nov 21 2017 - 3:33pm | Comments

HILO — A California transportation planner has been hired to take over Hawaii County’s troubled mass transit system.

  1. Posted: Oct 24 2017 - 1:29pm

    Hawaii Island police have arrested a 41-year-old man in connection with a sexual assault investigation.

  2. | Posted: Oct 24 2017 - 12:01pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Heavy rainfall has prompted the Department of Health to issue a brown water advisory for Hawaii Island.

  3. | Posted: Oct 24 2017 - 10:40am

    KAILUA-KONA — Anecdotal evidence supports the notion that certain properties of cannabis offer medical utility in the fight against epilepsy, at least for some patients.

  4. | Posted: Oct 24 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Hawaii Island could experience flooding and high winds today, the National Weather Service in Honolulu advised.

  5. | Posted: Oct 24 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Domestic violence victims told lawmakers Monday they feel let down by the judicial system and that not enough is done to protect them and their children.

  6. | Posted: Oct 24 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Forget tradition, when it comes to Halloween costumes it’s the latest trend that sells.

  7. | Posted: Oct 24 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — The county Board of Ethics is looking for a way to add teeth to what has historically been a paper tiger, almost a decade after the County Council gave it authority to fine public officials who violate the ethics code.

  8. Posted: Oct 24 2017 - 12:06am

    A whale cruises north at Makahiki Point in South Kona on Saturday morning.

  9. | Posted: Oct 24 2017 - 12:06am

    The Maui News is going back to afternoon home delivery for many newspaper subscribers and will cease producing a Sunday paper.

  10. | Posted: Oct 24 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — An employee at an Ocean View restaurant suspected a $100 bill passed to him last week to purchase an inexpensive meal was fake.

  11. Posted: Oct 23 2017 - 12:23pm

    Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s help for any witnesses or information relative to a burglary that occurred at the Palace Theater on Oct. 14. South Hilo patrol officers responded to an alarm at the theater at 5:09 a.m. and found one of the front doors slightly open and appeared as if had been kicked in. A donation box with an undetermined amount of money inside was taken from within the lobby.

  12. Posted: Oct 23 2017 - 11:34am

    Hawaii Island police arrested a Honaunau man following several counterfeit money investigations.

  13. | Posted: Oct 23 2017 - 10:57am

    KAILUA-KONA — Jeri Raymond heard some of the most profound words of her life 15 years ago in Oregon, at an institution that provided care to people with developmental disabilities.

  14. | Posted: Oct 22 2017 - 9:17pm

    KAILUA-KONA — After Robin O’Hara was diagnosed with breast cancer in July 2016, she held off making the news public, saying she wanted to “wait until I knew what I was dealing with.”

  15. | Posted: Oct 22 2017 - 10:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii County is leading the state in motor vehicle traffic fatalities — trailing only Honolulu when it comes to overall roadway deaths — according to data released from the Hawaii Department of Transportation this week.