In anticipation of large crowds and gatherings combined with the lack of resources to enforce COVID-19 safe physical distancing practices, the County of Hawaii Department of Public Works is closing Waipio Valley to the public from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday through Monday.
HONOLULU — Investigators say inspections of a fan blade that broke off during a United Airlines flight in 2018, triggering an engine failure and emergency landing, had failed to spot signs that the blade was weak.
WAILUKU — Hawaii environmentalists, lawmakers and residents have expressed concern over the potential handling of unexploded World War II ordnance off Maui.
Hometown Heroes: Despite pandemic, Keahole Center for Sustainability ensures educational program goes on
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.
Kaleikini gets tepid endorsement from Senate panel: Hawaiian Homes Commission appointee confirmation proceeds to full Senate
After grilling Michael Kaleikini for about an hour, the Senate Hawaiian Affairs Committee on Tuesday agreed to recommend his confirmation to the Hawaiian Homes Commission to the full Senate.
As the investigation into the loss of cargo containers from a Young Brothers barge transiting to Hilo Harbor continued Tuesday, so did efforts to keep the 120-year-old shipper afloat.
Hawaii Island police arrested two dozen motorists for suspected drunken driving between June 22 and Sunday. Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic crash and one was younger than age 21.
A new gender option for State Identification cards, driver’s licenses, and commercial driver’s licenses will be offered starting Wednesday, the state Department of Transportation announced Tuesday.
The investigation continues into the June 22 loss of 21 cargo containers from a Young Brothers barge transiting to Hilo Harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard said Tuesday.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Pubic Library System is seeking authority from state lawmakers to pay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency nearly $144,000 in penalties for its continued use of large-capacity cesspools that were banned in 2005.
Twenty-four new cases of COVID-19 were announced Saturday, bringing Hawaii’s total number of cases to 999.