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Mainland candidate to take over beleaguered bus system

| | Nov 18 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

HILO — A mainland applicant has accepted an offer to become the county’s mass transit administrator.

  1. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 12:58pm

    HILO — Hawaii County’s Mass Transit Agency is getting close to occupying its new bus baseyard, about a year after it was initially expected to be complete.

  2. | Posted: Nov 15 2017 - 10:38pm

    HILO — University of Hawaii researchers need the help of Big Island residents to gather information about the natural cycles of breadfruit trees.

  3. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 9:50pm

    KEALAKEKUA — Thirty-six attorneys were recognized during the Kona Self-Help Recognition Awards on Nov. 7 for voluntarily providing free legal information to 600-plus Hawaii Island residents who sought help at the recently expanded Kona Courthouse Self-Help Center in 2017.

  4. | Posted: Nov 11 2017 - 8:48pm

    KEALAKEKUA — The ongoing legal dispute between Big Island Dog Rescue and Hawaii Island Humane Society showed little signs of resolution last week as both parties were unwilling to compromise on any of the motions brought before a 3rd Circuit Court judge.

  5. | Posted: Nov 10 2017 - 9:38pm

    HILO — The Hawaii Supreme Court was in session Thursday at the University of Hawaii at Hilo Performing Arts Center, witnessed by students from UH-Hilo and several local high schools.

  6. | Posted: Nov 10 2017 - 11:02am

    The Hawaii Police Department is asking for the public’s help in processing court bench warrants.

  7. | Posted: Nov 10 2017 - 8:57am

    KAILUA-KONA — Three years ago, a principal at a local elementary school asked the 15 or so girls in her fifth-grade class why none of them had signed up for the “Girls Exploring Math and Sciences” event being held in Kona.

  8. | Posted: Nov 10 2017 - 8:56am

    KAILUA-KONA — An internationally recognized panel of judges had the daunting task of selecting the best Kona coffee had to offer from 76 entries Wednesday and Thursday at the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Cupping Competition at Daylight Mind Coffee Company on Alii Drive.

  9. Posted: Nov 10 2017 - 8:55am

    HILO — Akaka Falls State Park is again fully open after $297,400 of damage was done to trails in February during invasive albizia tree trimming.

  10. | Posted: Nov 10 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Despite Navy assurances that the military is using the latest science to protect marine mammals during bombing and sonar training exercises, most of the approximately 75 people attending a public meeting Thursday evening remained skeptical.

  11. | Posted: Nov 10 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — A woman involved in a fatal crash that killed two people in 2015 was sentenced to up to five years in prison Wednesday, but family members of one of the victims said they were frustrated by a plea agreement that reduced the charges in the case.

  12. | Posted: Nov 9 2017 - 9:56pm

    HILO — October rains were plentiful on the Big Island — but they’ll need to keep up the pace to offset drought conditions.

  13. | Posted: Nov 9 2017 - 9:56pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Island Air said Thursday it will cease interisland service Saturday, having exhausted all options to remain flying.

  14. | Posted: Nov 9 2017 - 1:40pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Chris McNew picked a cause both near to his heart and far from his home as the inspiration for the first fundraising event he’s ever been involved with, let alone staged.

  15. | Posted: Nov 9 2017 - 1:39pm

    KAILUA-KONA — A body surfer was injured in the water at Laaloa Beach Park, also known as Magic Sands, on Alii Drive early Wednesday afternoon attempting to ride the beach’s infamous shorebreak.