HONOLULU — The Honolulu City Council has approved a measure to levy an additional 3% tax on hotel and other transient accommodations.
Hawaii County officials confirmed Wednesday that Mayor Mitch Roth’s most recent emergency rule permits restaurants, bars, gyms and spas to operate at full capacity, with COVID-19 mitigation measures in place.
The Hawaii County Democratic Party is asking the state Reapportionment Commission to take another look at how nonresident military and students were extracted from population data in light of new figures showing there were almost twice as many military personnel as previously thought.
The holidays have arrived in Kailua Village.
HONOLULU — A U.S. judge in Hawaii sentenced an Arizona man to three years in prison after he pleaded guilty to cyberstalking and acknowledged posting online sexual videos of a woman he was previously in a relationship with.
HONOLULU — The state Department of Health said Wednesday a laboratory has detected petroleum product in a water sample from an elementary school near Pearl Harbor amid heightened concerns that fuel from a massive Navy storage facility could contaminate Oahu’s water supply.
Editor’s note: Each Wednesday, West Hawaii Today is publishing a story about individuals, groups or organizations that have helped make life better for others in our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
HONOLULU — A judge on Tuesday set a trial date next week for an Oahu lawmaker arrested after police saw her driving the wrong way down a major Honolulu thoroughfare in February.
Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth on Tuesday relaxed some of the COVID restrictions in place on the Big Island.
For the second consecutive year, Hawaii experienced a milder-than-average hurricane season.
HONOLULU — The first and only woman to serve as mayor of Honolulu died earlier this month at age 93.
HONOLULU — The state Department of Health said Tuesday tests of water samples from the Navy’s water system at Pearl Harbor have so far been inconclusive after it received more than 100 complaints about fuel-like odor coming from tap water in the area.
HONOLULU — Some guards are working 16-hour shifts because of a staffing shortage at a Hawaii prison, a state lawmaker said.