A bill that would create a public funding program for state House elections is getting mixed reviews.
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HONOLULU — Hawaii House Speaker Joseph Souki on Thursday formally reprimanded a House lawmaker for her conduct during public hearings, threatening her committee assignments.
Waiakea High School was locked down Thursday morning after the discovery of a “suspicious object” on campus, according to a Hawaii Police Department alert.
Using Waimea’s Kahilu Theatre as a blank canvas, hundreds of children and adults are creating an enormous outdoor mural that defines their community and creates a sense of place.
Community organizations and cultural practitioners have struggled for decades to restore traditional fishpond systems because of a burdensome, slow and expensive regulatory process. Too many permits are required from too many agencies, forcing applicants to negotiate a complex maze of paperwork and review, which can take years to complete.
Hawaii County officials want garbage diverted from the Hilo landfill and turned into something useful. While waste-to-energy incinerators are the first thing that comes to mind, the ultimate facility may not be a burner.
An online publishing company has taken a forbidden action with “Forbidden Island,” according to the image’s creator.
Mayor Billy Kenoi on Wednesday laid out an aggressive time line to locate a waste-to-energy facility — by far the county’s largest public works project — at the site of the Hilo landfill before he leaves office in 2016.
Despite the sorry state of many of Hawaii Island’s highways, and Mayor Billy Kenoi’s promise to use capital projects to stimulate the economy by putting people to work, some $2.3 million of gas taxes collected during the bottom of the recession is sitting in a bank instead of being used to build roads.
In 2007, Hawaii County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Cynthia Tai applied online for a job posting with the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
There are 57 issues inhibiting organic food production and distribution in Hawaii, and 93 potential opportunities and solutions to address them, according to a recent report.
HONOLULU — Experts want Hawaii lawmakers to update regulations meant to protect opihi, a tasty mollusk whose numbers have crashed in parts of Hawaii.
A police officer shot in the line of duty early last year recounted the night it occurred to a jury Wednesday in 3rd Circuit Court in Hilo.
Police warn of real estate scam