WASHINGTON — It’s a lot of hot air about a lot of hot air.
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A bill that would allow so-called “sustainable living research sites” skirt county building codes in Maui and Hawaii counties is moving through the state Legislature despite opposition from several state agencies and an ethics complaint against the bill’s sponsor.
PEARL HARBOR — The USS Arizona Memorial will be commemorated in the form of a U.S. postage stamp.
Justin Wade Smith, 32, formerly of Hilo, was sentenced to 87 months in federal prison Monday for engaging in an “advance fee” fraud scheme that netted him more than $1.2 million, and failing to file income tax returns.
Police arrested 30 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant March 3 through Sunday.
A South Kohala factory is on the auction block, as a U.S. Bankruptcy judge wraps up proceedings in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case.
HONOLULU — A Big Island man is forging ahead with a lawsuit claiming a defective septic system on Department of Hawaiian Home Lands property is making him sick.
The last Sanctuary Ocean Count of the 2014 whale season is slated for March 29, according to the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation.
Officer Denise Smith-Erickson has earned the statewide distinction of State of Hawaii D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year for 2013.
The Hawaii County Department of Public Works is proposing widening the mauka shoulder along Alii Drive in the Kailua Village area.
HILO — A downtown Hilo education center for the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument is reopening this month after a year of refurbishing.
No tsunami was triggered by a magnitude-7.0 earthquake that struck Sunday night in waters off the coast of northern California, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.
Kohala Kai developers were finally successful Friday relieving County Council members’ trepidation over approving a public easement through the luxury subdivision after assuring them the historical Ala Loa trail would be protected.
The captain of a commercial dive boat was arrested early Thursday for boating under the influence after he allegedly left customers at a dive spot off Kailua-Kona.
HONOLULU — Former Hawaii quarterback Colt Brennan says he has been diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury, throwing his prospects of playing again on any level into doubt.