Hawaii lawmakers start new legislative session

HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers gathered Wednesday to open a new session of the Legislature a day after leaders unveiled a long list of measures they hope will address Hawaii’s punishingly high cost of living.

DOH: Dairy has complied with order

HILO — Big Island Dairy has met all of the state Department of Health’s enforcement actions to address the dairy’s water pollution violations that began two years ago, the DOH announced Monday.

Maunakea management rules approved

HILO — Gov. David Ige on Monday approved a controversial series of administrative rules governing the University of Hawaii’s Maunakea land management practices.

Neighbors battle Mauna Kea hotel

HILO — The association of homeowners at the Mauna Kea Resort is appealing the county’s approval of a subdivision without requiring a shoreline survey and other elements of a special management area.

Police looking for Hilo suspect

Hawaii Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a male individual who is wanted on an outstanding warrant of arrest, as well as for questioning relative to an unrelated theft investigation that occurred Jan. 2 in Hilo.

Hilo suspect sought

Hawaii Island Police are looking for Manuel Subica of Keaau who is wanted on multiple warrants for his arrest.