Cesspool plan murky

Responding to public opposition, the state Department of Health dramatically watered down its proposed rules phasing out cesspools, but it’s unknown if Gov. Neil Abercrombie will sign the package before he leaves office Monday.

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Police charge man for Waikoloa affray

A Waikoloa man is has been charged with 15 offenses in connection with an affray in Waikoloa early Monday that sent two men to the hospital, according to the Hawaii Police Department.

Local News

Kaimiola arrested, returned to HCCC

Missing Big Island extended furlough inmate Coburn Kaimiola Jr. has been returned to the Hawaii Community Correctional Center, according to the state Department of Public Safety.


Sherman, Baldwin dig at NFL in press conference

RENTON, Wash. — With the help of a cardboard cutout, the Seattle Seahawks’ Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin took digs at the NFL during a news conference on Tuesday after the league issued a $100,000 fine to teammate Marshawn Lynch for not speaking to the media.

Local Features

Thanksgiving holiday cooking safety tips

Thanksgiving is all about food and family – turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, pumpkin pie and family time. However, preparing holiday goodies can lead to disaster with the kitchen being the starting point of more fires than any other room in the house, and cooking being the leading cause of fires in the home, according to the National Fire Protection Association.


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