HONOLULU — An official at NextEra Energy told Hawaii lawmakers that his company does not plan to lay off staff if it acquires Hawaiian Electric.
Longstanding security and logistical shortcomings at the Kona Courthouse came to glaring light Monday when detainees in a holding block went ballistic, putting operations in at least one courtroom on hold for an hour.
A lucrative side contract held by a county employee will end this year, after Mayor Billy Kenoi’s administration decided the county should buy its own pumping truck and bring the operation in-house.
WASHINGTON — An estimated 3 million to 6 million households that file 2014 income tax returns might incur penalties this tax season for failing to secure health insurance last year under the Affordable Care Act.
Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s help in locating a Hilo man wanted on a bench warrant for violating probation, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
Does Hawaii County’s night-time drilling ban apply to Puna Geothermal Venture?
Kaiser Permanente plans to temporarily shut down 10 small medical offices on Oahu, Maui and the Big Island next week if Unite Here Local 5 union members follow through with a planned strike in Hawaii.
Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park has reopened its visitor center, picnic area, amphitheater, 1871 trail and bookstore, National Park Service officials said Wednesday.
Today, Jan. 28, 2015, marks the 29th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster in 1986 that claimed the life of Kona native Ellison S. Onizuka and six other American astronauts.
Big Island residents will be able to weigh in today on a number of administrative rule changes related to Hawaii’s medical marijuana program.
Alternating lane closures will be in effect on a portion of Napoopoo Road in South Kona starting Wednesday.