Should inmates in Big Island correctional facilities be counted at the facility itself or where they usually live when they’re not incarcerated?
Hawaii County’s $39 million federal American Rescue stimulus package has increased to almost $60 million, all of which must be spent by the end of 2024, members of the County Council Finance Committee learned Tuesday.
Local solar and photovoltaic contractors say there’s a clog in the permit pipeline from the county’s new EPIC online permitting system.
The Human Resources Department has been scrutinizing interview packets before county departments vet candidates for employment, one of several practices instituted after a scathing 2017 audit found favoritism in county hiring.
Same as it ever was: Reapportionment Commission holds fast to 2011 allocation of state legislative seats
There will be no canoe districts and all basic island units will keep the same number of state senators and state representatives they have now, the Reapportionment Commission agreed in unanimous votes Thursday.
Redistricting Commission gets to work: County Council districts expected to shrink, grow under new census numbers
The numbers are in, and the county Redistricting Commission is beginning its work redrawing County Council district lines to accommodate population growth reported by the 2020 census.
COVID, not costs, is driving the closure of county garbage transfer stations, officials said Wednesday.
The popularity of the game of golf is waning, leading a Waikoloa developer to request permission to repurpose half of one of its two golf courses into single-family home lots and timeshare units.
Population shifts across the island could mean big changes to County Council districts next year, with West Hawaii population increases likely to outweigh population changes in most of East Hawaii.
Recently released census data does not support an eighth seat in the state House for Hawaii Island, the state Reapportionment Commission was told Thursday.
Disabled riders on Hawaii County’s Hele-On bus system should have an easier time of it following improvements made in a settlement agreement in response to an investigation by the U.S. Justice Department into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Lee Loy hit with ethics complaint: Kailua-Kona business owner alleges conflict of interest in building code bill
A Kailua-Kona business owner has filed an ethics complaint against Hilo Councilwoman Sue Lee Loy, alleging she has a conflict of interest in voting on recent construction code measures because her daughter works for HPM Building Supply, which could benefit from provisions streamlining inspections of factory built housing.