HONOLULU Months of frustration on the part of Native Hawaiian activists at Maunakea, Kahuku and Waimanalo coalesced in a passionate rally at the state Capitol on Wednesday for the opening day of the 2020 Legislature, but key lawmakers said they were unclear about the rallys message.
HILO A fast-tracked bill to buy land owned by a distant relative of Puna Councilwoman Ashley Kierkiewicz is raising questions after her relationship was disclosed when the County Council was asked to approve a $1.45 million appropriation for the purchase and construction of a bus depot there.
HILO Although East Hawaii is known for its prodigious rainfall, 2019 will be remembered as a year in which rain reigned in West Hawaii, especially in the Kona coffee belt.
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HILO As the Hawaii Legislature gears up for the 2020 session, leaders from the state House and Senate, along with Gov. David Ige, announced on Tuesday a legislation package to tackle critical economic issues that have long-plagued Hawaiis residents: income inequality, affordable housing and early education.
KAILUA-KONA The wind was out in full force Thursday at the Hualalai Golf Course, but that didnt stop two former winners from having a birdie-filled day at the PGA Tour Champions opening tournament.
KAILUA-KONA Ernie Els has officially arrived on the Big Island.
HILO A $25 increase in vehicle registration fees to pay for removing abandoned vehicles, a charge to drive on certain roads during peak hours and a surcharge on ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft are three of a largely transportation-related package the Hawaii Council of Mayors presented Wednesday to legislative money committees.
HONOLULU Lawmakers opened a new session of the Hawaii Legislature on Wednesday with vows to address the states punishingly high cost of living so families dont have to abandon the islands for cheaper places.
WASHINGTON The decade that just ended was by far the hottest ever measured on Earth, capped off by the second-warmest year on record, two U.S. agencies reported Wednesday. And scientists said they see no end to the way man-made climate change keeps shattering records.
KAILUA-KONA Nearly 40 years after it began, the gathering has grown, but the message remains the same.
HILO Crews continued to work Tuesday to repair and clear the Maunakea Access Road, which has been closed to the public since Friday because of the first snowfall of the decade.