New site selected for DLNR headquarters

The Department of Land and Natural Resources has scaled back plans and selected a new site for a permanent administration building and base yard in North Kona.

Interisland medical cannabis transport bill back

A measure authorizing qualifying patients to transport medical cannabis between islands for personal use that was passed by the 2019 Legislature and subsequently vetoed by Gov. David Ige is back before lawmakers.

My Turn: Let’s rethink all-mail balloting

The all-mail balloting process had its pluses and minuses during the pandemic. As indicated in West Hawaii Today’s Jan. 22 article, it made voting easier for some, but more difficult for many of those who preferred voting in-person. For several reasons, I believe that all-mail balloting is not a good idea.