If the county moves ahead with the purchase of more than 1,200 acres of Ka‘u coastline, as the County Council’s Finance Committee recommended Tuesday, it will create the largest beach park in the state, Lehua Lopez-Mau said.
Hundreds of distressed homeowners facing foreclosure in Hawaii were likely misled by a loan modification program operated by the Homeowner Legal Assistance Association, a Florida corporation, for approximately 17 months in 2009 and 2010, according to an investigation conducted by the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ Office of Consumer Protection.
Not a single Hawaii County resident showed up for Tuesday night’s budget hearing.
Prosecutors have dropped two of the charges against a 32-year-old Hilo man on trial for allegedly shooting two police officers early last year.
In a nondescript building above Kuakini Highway sits the Children’s Justice Center of West Hawaii. Here, in rooms with hand-drawn pictures in thin frames and a two-way mirror on one wall, a forensic investigator interviews children who have been abused or otherwise victimized, or who have witnessed a crime.
The Rev. Minnie Halekulani Nahakuelua Elderts Kaawaloa, an ordained minister, master lauhala weaver and community matriarch, died Thursday at her Nanawale Estates home. She was 91.
The day after Super Typhoon Haiyan — one of the most powerful storms ever recorded — devastated the Philippines, the English Language Learners at Kealakehe Intermediate School pondered the heavy damage inflicted on the many islands in the archipelago nation and their uncertain future.
HONOLULU — Hawaii and the Indonesian island of Bali are becoming sister states.
For the past three and a half months, you’ve been working for Uncle Sam and his state counterpart. Let’s call her Auntie Aloha. Today, you start working for yourself.
The successful appeal of a Planning Department decision spurred Kona/Ka‘u Councilwoman Brenda Ford to craft a bill requiring a department representative to visit the site of proposed subdivisions.
WASHINGTON — The calendar shows April 15, and you haven’t even started on your federal tax return? Chances are, you don’t need to fret.