Improvements to the county’s Hele-on bus system that were promised when fares were hiked in mid-2013 are finally taking shape, with new vehicles and more mechanics helping reduce downtime and late buses.
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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.
The June 27 lava flow advanced about 130 yards between Thursday and Friday, Hawaii County Civil Defense Administrator Darryl Oliveira said Friday.
The school attended by a Waikoloa boy who drowned last Sunday is raising funds to try to help the family with funeral expenses.
Longs Drugs will be the next major retailer to close as the June 27 lava flow continues to threaten Pahoa.
Hawaii Island police have arrested a 24-year-old man in connection with a robbery of a convenience store on Kekela Street in Hilo on Tuesday.
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.
A 33-year-old Mountain View woman has been released from police custody after being arrested for suspicion of attempted murder and theft of a vehicle, in connection with an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Tuesday in the Puna District.
Hawaii Police Department detectives have arrested a 22-year-old Mountain View man in connection with a shooting that occurred on June 28 in the Eden Roc subdivision in Mountain View.
KAILUA, Oahu — A tumultuous year all but behind him, President Barack Obama set off for his annual winter getaway in Hawaii hoping for one thing: Quiet.
Coast Guard crew rescues man off Kauai Coast Guard crew rescues man off Kauai
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.
The $80 million project to widen Queen Kaahumanu Highway is awaiting sign-offs from the parties that have a stake in how construction is aligned.