From an early age, Tyler Dickinson has loved working with his hands. At age 13, he helped build custom wooden boats with his friends’ family. Two years later, he started working with his father in the construction industry. Before age 20, he had helped with more than 100 home renovations. He later studied construction management in college.
Hu Honua Bioenergy expects to resume onsite operations with a full team of employees and contractors before year-end, including final site preparation, delivery of specialized equipment and construction mobilization.
The June 27 lava flow advanced about 130 yards between Thursday and Friday, Hawaii County Civil Defense Administrator Darryl Oliveira said Friday.
The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ Office of Consumer Protection announced Friday that Hawaii, 49 other states and the District of Columbia, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Federal Communications Commission reached settlements with T-Mobile USA Inc. of $90 million in payments, and resolves allegations T-Mobile placed unauthorized charges for third-party services on consumers’ mobile telephone bills, a practice known as “mobile cramming.”
Hawaii County will likely start the new year as the only county in the state banning electronic cigarettes at parks, beaches and other public places.
The process by which planned unit developments are approved is a step closer to being under greater public control.
A 28-year-old man pleaded not guilty on Thursday to meth trafficking charges filed after he and a Kona woman were arrested reportedly in possession of more than a pound of illegal narcotics Dec. 10 at a Big Island airport.
Malama Market’s shelves were left mostly bare Thursday as lower Puna’s supermarket closed its doors in anticipation of the arrival of the June 27 lava flow.
The Big Island’s unemployment rate decreased for a third straight month in November, the Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations reported Thursday.
Police serving a warrant for contempt of court Wednesday afternoon made a bigger discovery — an allegedly stolen pickup truck with a bullet hole.
An 18-year-old Kailua-Kona man facing charges stemming from a “Peeping Tom” incident in a Target restroom last month failed to appear for his arraignment in 3rd Circuit Court on Wednesday.