HILO Whats your opinion about four-year council terms? How about a 1 percent disaster fund? The power of council members to discipline one of their own? Should the Police Commission and Fire Commission be authorized to discipline their respective chiefs?
HILO An application for downsized signs for the Holiday Inn in Kailua-Kona is making its way to the Kailua Village Design Commission, five years after developers first sought permission to erect the trademark franchise signs.
HILO Hawaii County residents and visitors will have to dig a few more pennies out of their pockets for goods and services starting Jan. 1, after the County Council on Wednesday passed a half-cent general excise tax surcharge, replacing the one-quarter percent approved last year.
HILO The county official charged with ensuring building permit laws are followed didnt get building, plumbing or electrical permits for a solar water and photovoltaic system on his own property until 23 years after the fact.
HILO Boat captains were united in their comments at a Thursday evening public hearing on a state proposal to raise docking and mooring fees What are we paying for already?
HILO Slow and steady is the name of the game for the county Salary Commission, which on Thursday revised its rules and received updates on collective bargaining agreements, private sector pay scales and county finances, but took no action on salaries for top management.