KAILUA-KONA A group of residents opposing plans for a 450-unit development next to their neighborhoods is asking a county commission to propose the county buy the property to stop the development and instead preserve the area for the public.
KAILUA-KONA The State Public Charter School Commission at its general meeting in Honolulu on Tuesday voted to accept the resignation of all of Kona Pacific Public Charter Schools governing board members and establish a new seven-member board.
KAILUA-KONA A development carrying about 300 residences and more than 200 hotel rooms passed a major milestone earlier this month when the countys Planning Department determined the $65 million project wont have significant environmental impacts on the area.
KAILUA-KONA Months after Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. closed its doors at Waterfront Row, the company behind Huggos and Lava Lava Beach Club is making plans to open a new restaurant there, bringing a new local restaurant to Kailua Village.
KAILUA-KONA Digging her hands into a heap of soil inside a pen at Innovations Public Charter School, garden teacher Krista Donaldson revealed a city of millipedes, roly-polies and other insects bustling about just beneath the surface.
KAILUA-KONA With a torch held high, Special Olympics West Hawaii athlete Byron Pabre, joined by state law enforcement Torch Run director Tom Billins, led a group of volunteers, officers and athletes into Old Kona Airport Park Saturday morning to the sounds of cheers and applause from volunteers and spectators ready for the days event.
KAILUA-KONA Two Kona residents pushing back against a proposed five-story, 11-unit condominium on the makai side of Alii Drive had their petitions granted for contested case hearings Thursday by the Leeward Planning Commission.
KAILUA-KONA As negotiations continue for a new contract between The Queens Health Systems and the nurses of North Hawaii Community Hospital, the president of the Hawaii Nurses Association says there are still some issues that need resolving, even as management is preparing to come back with its final offer.