HSTA: Holualoa Elementary in ‘crisis’

Hawaii’s teachers union, educators and parents Monday called out the state for what they say is a lack of action in addressing mold and rats in classrooms, structural damage and other persistent problems at Holualoa Elementary School.

Wiliwili to get a hand

A second biological control agent is moving closer to entering the battle against the erythrina gall wasp to enhance survival of endemic wiliwili trees across Hawaii.

Editorial: Don’t necessarily blame Trump, Pence or Biden for mishandled secret papers

Controversies surrounding the discovery of classified documents in the personal quarters of President Joe Biden, former President Donald Trump and former Vice President Mike Pence have helped some misperceptions flourish about how those documents wind up in places they shouldn’t be. The fact that classified documents have been located in storage areas belonging to the three leaders doesn’t mean they were the ones who packed them up and hauled them away. Much as Republicans want to demonize Biden and Democrats want to vilify Trump for the documents’ discovery, there’s much more to the story of how they got mishandled.

‘A long time coming’

The much-needed and long-planned Kukuiola Emergency Shelter and Assessment Center moved a step closer to fruition Thursday with a groundbreaking and blessing ahead of the start of mass grading of the site in Kailua-Kona.

HFD seeks OK to hire grant manager

The Hawaii Fire Department is seeking County Council approval to hire a consultant to manage a nearly half-million dollar federal grant recently awarded to the county.