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Medical marijuana dispensary bill up in smoke

| | May 1 2015 - 6:44pm | Comments

The effort to create a statewide system of medical marijuana dispensaries ended in failure after lawmakers pushed on into literally the latest hour possible trying to reach agreement on the contentious bill.

  1. | Posted: May 1 2015 - 6:44pm

    The effort to create a statewide system of medical marijuana dispensaries ended in failure after lawmakers pushed on into literally the latest hour possible trying to reach agreement on the contentious bill.

  2. | Posted: May 1 2015 - 5:28am

    There will be no hunting at Pohakuloa Training Area this weekend. An Army spokesperson said the closure is because of military training. No further information was provided.

  3. | Posted: Apr 17 2015 - 5:43am

    Army officials are opening several areas of Pohakuloa Training Area for hunting from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

  4. | Posted: Apr 15 2015 - 9:25am

    The Kailua-Kona, Kamuela (Waimea) and Hilo airport post offices will offer late collection of mail from specially marked collection boxes on federal tax day, Wednesday, to accommodate last-second filers of federal tax returns.

  5. | Posted: Apr 10 2015 - 1:28pm

    Army officials are opening several training areas for hunting from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

  6. | Posted: Apr 7 2015 - 12:57pm

    West Hawaii Today is compiling a list of summer activities and camps for keiki in West Hawaii. The deadline for submissions is May 8. Submissions should be kept as brief as possible and include pertinent information such as who is offering the activity, where it will be held, cost and contact information. The newspaper will edit as needed.

  7. | Posted: Apr 3 2015 - 1:00am

    A temporary one-way traffic pattern will be in effect on Kalanikoa Street in Hilo in conjunction with the 52nd annual Merrie Monarch Festival.

  8. | Posted: Apr 2 2015 - 5:11am

    Army officials are opening several training areas for hunting from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

  9. | Posted: Apr 1 2015 - 12:07pm

    A 27-page agreement on the widening of Queen Kaahumanu Highway has been signed and made public, marking a concurrence of state and federal officials and local stakeholders that will allow the $80 million project to move ahead.

  10. | Posted: Apr 1 2015 - 11:01am

    Two critically endangered Hawaiian monk seals were recently returned to Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument after being rehabilitated at The Marine Mammal Center’s Ke Kai Ola Hawaiian Monk Seal Hospital in Kailua-Kona.

  11. | Posted: Apr 1 2015 - 8:35am

    HONOLULU — The University of Hawaii football team is announcing they will play two Pac-12 teams and two Football Championship Subdivision rivals in upcoming seasons.

  12. | Posted: Apr 1 2015 - 8:32am

    The Hawaii Department of Agriculture on Tuesday warned Hawaii commercial and backyard poultry and bird owners to be vigilant because of outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5 along the Pacific migratory bird path.

  13. | Posted: Mar 31 2015 - 9:05am

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission signed off on the pending $4.3 billion sale of Hawaiian Electric Industries to Florida-based NextEra Energy, sending the fight to the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission.

  14. | Posted: Mar 31 2015 - 7:46am

    A magnitude-3.3 earthquake struck near the summit of Mauna Loa early Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reports.

  15. | Posted: Mar 31 2015 - 6:03am

    WAIPAHU, Oahu — Hawaii’s largest internment camp where Japanese-Americans and others were held during World War II is being dedicated as a national monument.