Insurance reform and roads for Puna, and an international airport for Kona top Mayor Billy Kenoi’s wish list to the state Legislature.
Hilo will host the Big Island’s lone public hearing on new rules for the medical use of marijuana. A total of four hearings are planned statewide by the Hawaii Department of Health.
HONOLULU — Volunteers are surveying the number of homeless people in Hawaii, counting those living in shelters or on the streets.
The lava viewing area at the Pahoa transfer station will close on Saturday, the Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation said.
The leading edge of a breakout from the June 27 lava flow appeared to be at a standstill Tuesday morning, Hawaii County Civil Defense reports.
HONOLULU — Nearly two dozen environmental groups on Monday called on Gov. David Ige to withdraw his nomination of development executive Carleton Ching to lead the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.
HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige wants to build a better home for the state’s young and elderly. But to do that, the state needs more money.
A man accused in a spear-gun attack 19 months ago in lower Puna pleaded no contest Monday to second-degree assault.
The suspect in the fatal stabbing of a homeless man last week in Hilo will receive a mental examination.
Hawaii Island police have located Kurtistown resident Isaac Kamalii, who is being featured on “Hawaii Island’s Most Wanted.”
Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park reopened its gates at noon today to the public. However, only parts of the park — the visitor center, amphitheater and bookstore — are accessible at this time, said National Park Service officials.