Insurance reform and roads for Puna, and an international airport for Kona top Mayor Billy Kenoi’s wish list to the state Legislature.
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.
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.
Hawaii Island police arrested 23 motorists for allegedly driving under the influence of an intoxicant between Jan. 19 and Sunday. Six of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes and one was younger than 21, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
A Captain Cook man is facing a litany of charges after police connected him to several vehicle break-ins in North Kona.
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.
The Hawaii Department of Health is issuing new medical marijuana registration cards.
The transfer of the medical marijuana registration program from the Department of Public Safety to the Department of Health is complete. The program officially became part of the Department of Health on Jan. 1.
Two small planes ran out of fuel and crash-landed into the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii, with one nose-diving before leveling out and drifting down to the water beneath a massive parachute.