The new Waipio Community Ohana voted to kill a senate bill establishing a temporary working group to help the state acquire lands in Waipio Valley during a meeting on Sunday.
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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.
Transmission line upgrade causes partial lane closure
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.
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.
Scores of people turned out for the annual Earth and Ocean Festival held Saturday at the Makaeo Events Pavilion in Kailua-Kona.
Scores of supporters on Saturday turned out for the annual two-mile Hilo walk to raise funds for the Hawaii Island HIV/AIDS Foundation. Proceeds from the event benefit HIV care services, awareness prevention programs and HIV and hepatitis C testing.
Leonard Becker met his wife, Betty Jane, at a family wedding, when his sister married Betty Jane’s cousin.
Just for grins Elin Morris is leading an effort to raise money for a nonprofit that provides surgeries for children suffering from facial deformities such as a cleft lip, cleft palate or burn.
The Hawaii County Council’s Finance Committee will discuss purchasing 1,264 acres in Ka‘u for public use Tuesday.
“Knock it off!”
Halia Locke-Nascimento is as much at home on the wild trails surrounding her Kealakekua charter school as she is in any classroom.