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Feds to end subsidy for service to Waimea airport

| | Nov 19 2017 - 10:09am | Comments

KAILUA-KONA — The U.S. Department of Transportation in January will end a subsidy for air service at the Waimea-Kohala Airport following unsuccessful efforts to negotiate sharing the subsidy’s cost.

  1. | Posted: Nov 7 2017 - 10:40am

    KAILUA-KONA — Members of the state House of Representatives Finance Committee were in town Monday to take a closer look at some of the projects they’ve recently funded throughout West Hawaii, including the major overhaul at the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport.

  2. Posted: Nov 7 2017 - 10:13am

    KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii Police Department reports Route 190 leading into Waimea Town is reopened.

  3. | Posted: Nov 7 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — Big Island bus ridership has dropped by almost a third over the past four years, mostly due to unreliability of an aging fleet, consultants said Monday.

  4. | Posted: Nov 7 2017 - 12:05am

    KEALAKEKUA — Drug addiction affects everyone — it doesn’t discriminate, Judge Melvin Fujino said during a Big Island Veterans Treatment Court graduation Monday afternoon.

  5. | Posted: Nov 6 2017 - 8:40pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Helping hands made for quick removal of a downed tree near the intersection of Kuakini Highway and Hualalai Road on Monday afternoon.

  6. | Posted: Nov 6 2017 - 8:37pm

    The first of three phases of capital improvement construction costing just more than $4.2 million is underway at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. These improvements, which are expected to take about a year, will affect the makai and mauka areas of the Hapuna Beach and the park’s Waialea sections. Work is being done by contractor Site Engineering Inc.

  7. | Posted: Nov 6 2017 - 9:36am

    KAINALIU — On a given day, more than 16,000 cars come along this road, bringing travelers along Mamalahoa Highway as it winds its way along the slopes of Hualalai through towns like Kainaliu, passing by historic buildings through Kona’s coffeelands.

  8. | Posted: Nov 5 2017 - 9:21pm

    KAILUA-KONA — AstroDay, an annual science and astronomy education event sponsored by the Maunakea Astronomy Outreach Committee (MKAOC), came to Kona Commons on Saturday.

  9. | Posted: Nov 5 2017 - 9:21pm

    The 2017 Kona Tahiti Fete Cultural Festival wrapped up Saturday at Old Airport with music, dancing, food, crafts and cultural exchange.

  10. | Posted: Nov 5 2017 - 9:52am

    Tatiana Macomber, a 17-year-old student from Ke Kula o Ehunuikaimalino school was crowned 2018 Miss Kona Coffee Saturday night at the Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay.

  11. | Posted: Nov 5 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Sunshine Pediatric Clinic is coming back to Hilo with $25,000 to help it continue to grow and serve the families of East Hawaii after winning the 2017 Hawaii Island Business Plan Competition on Saturday.

  12. | Posted: Nov 5 2017 - 12:05am

    KAWA BAY — Stefan casts a dubious eye at the sloppy swells pounding the stony Kawa Bay shoreline.

  13. | Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 1:46pm

    The Kona Coffee Cultural Festival kicked off festivities Friday night with the Lantern Parade on Alii Drive.

  14. | Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 9:33am

    KAILUA-KONA — Neighbors on Oluolu Street in Kona Highlands were saddened and blown away as details of a Friday morning house fire later revealed the body of one of the residents was found in the scorched remains of the home.

  15. | Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Online auction and sales giant eBay has removed numerous listings advertising the sale of sand purported to be from Hawaii beaches, including iconic Papakolea Beach — also known as Green Sands Beach — after the Tribune-Herald inquired about the sand sales.