New Kona subdivision moving forward

KAILUA-KONA — A development expected to bring 450 units to Kailua-Kona is moving forward. Developers expect to file an application related to the project with the county’s Planning Department this week.

State to kick off housing survey next week

KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corp. for the next two months will be surveying households in partnership with SMS Research to get a picture of the state’s housing supply and demand.

Airport improvements continue

KAILUA-KONA — With a new year just around the corner, improvements at the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole continue.

Minister assaulted, man arrested

KAILUA-KONA — The minister of the Kona Koyasan Daishiji Mission in Holualoa is at home recovering after a reported robbery on Wednesday left him with numerous abrasions to his head, neck and elbows.

Booming business

KAILUA-KONA — Throughout the year, Joe Tawater works as a painting contractor as the owner of STP Painting.