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Caltrans planner to take over Hele-On system

| | Nov 21 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

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

  1. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — A Hawaii Police officer shot at a dog near one of the homeless camps in Kailua-Kona Wednesday afternoon.

  2. | Posted: Nov 15 2017 - 12:05am

    KEALAKEKUA — A Kona Circuit Court judge on Tuesday denied a prosecuting attorney’s second attempt at consolidating trials of two brothers facing murder and conspiracy charges.

  3. | Posted: Nov 15 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — Hawaii Island health professionals want community members to remain calm — even though new guidelines say about 46 percent of U.S. adults are now considered to have high blood pressure.

  4. | Posted: Nov 15 2017 - 3:32pm

    HILO — The career ladder reaches only so far for Hawaii County firefighters, at least if they don’t want to take a pay cut.

  5. | Posted: Nov 15 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — A 34-year-old Keaau man is accused of the repeated sexual assault of a minor younger than 14.

  6. | Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 9:00pm

    HONOLULU — Experts say the Republicans’ proposed changes to the federal tax code do not bode well for many Hawaii taxpayers.

  7. | Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 4:28pm

    President Donald Trump declared his first Asian tour “tremendously successful” as he hopped on a plane bound for Washington. But when he landed at the White House late Tuesday he arrived with few concrete accomplishments in hand.

  8. | Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 12:06am

    KALAOA — Authorities have identified a man found dead in a North Kona house fire earlier this month.

  9. | Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — This is probably news to most Big Island tenants, but, according to the federal government, rental costs here have dropped.

  10. | Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — A project to widen 2.8 miles of Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea hit a roadblock Thursday when Hawaii County canceled the bid solicitation after one of the bidders protested the procurement process, claiming it was unfair.

  11. | Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 4:58pm

    KAILUA-KONA — A Kona grand jury has indicted a man accused of sexually abusing a minor more than five years ago.

  12. | 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.

  13. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 12:58pm

    HILO — Hawaii County’s Mass Transit Agency is getting close to occupying its new bus baseyard, about a year after it was initially expected to be complete.

  14. | Posted: Nov 15 2017 - 10:38pm

    HILO — University of Hawaii researchers need the help of Big Island residents to gather information about the natural cycles of breadfruit trees.

  15. | Posted: Nov 15 2017 - 10:38pm

    HONOLULU — Three members of the Governor’s Joint Task Force on Rat Lungworm Disease in Hawaii are attending the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, this week.