An online publishing company has taken a forbidden action with “Forbidden Island,” according to the image’s creator.
Hawaii County officials want garbage diverted from the Hilo landfill and turned into something useful. While waste-to-energy incinerators are the first thing that comes to mind, the ultimate facility may not be a burner.
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The superyacht VAVA II is currently positioned in Kailua Bay in the waters off Kona. The vessel measures more than 314 feet in length.
Despite the sorry state of many of Hawaii Island’s highways, and Mayor Billy Kenoi’s promise to use capital projects to stimulate the economy by putting people to work, some $2.3 million of gas taxes collected during the bottom of the recession is sitting in a bank instead of being used to build roads.
In 2007, Hawaii County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Cynthia Tai applied online for a job posting with the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
There are 57 issues inhibiting organic food production and distribution in Hawaii, and 93 potential opportunities and solutions to address them, according to a recent report.
HONOLULU — Experts want Hawaii lawmakers to update regulations meant to protect opihi, a tasty mollusk whose numbers have crashed in parts of Hawaii.
A police officer shot in the line of duty early last year recounted the night it occurred to a jury Wednesday in 3rd Circuit Court in Hilo.
The House Finance committee cut $50 million out of the funding request for a new Kona Judiciary Complex Wednesday afternoon.