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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 18 2017 - 9:58pm

    Editor’s note: The West Hawaii arrest report encompasses the North and South Kohala, Kona, and Hamakua police districts. The report shows arrests and not whether the person is facing charges.

  2. | Posted: Nov 18 2017 - 9:58pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Upcoming retirements add to the increasing number of vacancies impacting the Hawaii Police Department, officials reported to the Hawaii County Police Commission Friday morning.

  3. | Posted: Nov 19 2017 - 10:09am

    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.

  4. | Posted: Nov 19 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Standing before members of the Konawaena National Honor Society and other volunteers, Michael Schloffel challenged those gathered around an ancient lama tree to contribute their efforts with purpose.

  5. | Posted: Nov 18 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — A mainland applicant has accepted an offer to become the county’s mass transit administrator.

  6. | Posted: Nov 18 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Based on repair history, the HOVE Deep Well appears to be another in a string of downed Hawaii Island wells that have fallen victim to premature equipment failure.

  7. | Posted: Nov 18 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Although a manned mission to Mars is potentially decades away, a NASA project has found the next best thing: Kilauea Volcano.

  8. | Posted: Nov 18 2017 - 12:25pm

    KAILUA-KONA — For 17-year-old Tatiana Macomber, representing her Hawaiian roots and culture comes naturally.

  9. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 5:11pm

    HILO — High winds on Friday forced the closure of the Maunakea summit access road above the Maunakea Visitor Information Station at the 9,200-foot level.

  10. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 1:34pm

    HILO — Hawaii Island is expected to see a bump in cruise ship visitors in 2018 as the cruise industry continues to grow.

  11. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 8:34pm

    HILO — More Hawaii Island residents are struggling with hunger. The Food Basket, Hawaii County’s food bank, reports a 13.7 percent increase of residents in need of emergency food this year.

  12. Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 1:03pm

    HILO — Hilo attorney Maile Luuwai has announced her candidacy for lieutenant governor as a Democrat.

  13. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 4:54pm

    HILO — After circumnavigating the globe for three years, Hokule‘a’s historic Malama Honua voyage will officially come full circle in April when the double-hulled sailing canoe returns to Hawaii Island.

  14. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 1:01pm

    HILO — Students at University of Hawaii at Hilo are asking education leaders to beef up the campus’ share of state funding.

  15. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 10:16am

    KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii County’s unemployment rate during October tied a record low set more than 10 years ago.