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County on track to meet EPA consent order on Kaʻu cesspools

| | May 26 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

HILO — The county has hired a consultant and selected properties for two new wastewater treatment plants as it works toward complying with a federal consent order requiring the closure of gang cesspools in Ka‘u.

  1. | Posted: May 19 2017 - 9:57am

    KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii’s Latino community is mourning the loss of two men after they succumbed to injuries they suffered in a two-vehicle crash early Wednesday morning.

  2. | Posted: May 18 2017 - 4:06pm

    Hawaii County Civil Defense reports one lane of Saddle Road will be closed for the next two hours because of a traffic crash.

  3. | Posted: May 18 2017 - 1:07pm

    Hawaii Island police arrested a 57-year-old man for a robbery incident that occurred Wednesday afternoon.

  4. | Posted: May 18 2017 - 12:31pm

    HILO — County administration has a bit more explaining to do before the County Council is ready to approve a $20 million bond issue creating a closure plan for the Hilo landfill.

  5. | Posted: May 18 2017 - 11:42am

    Police have identified a man who died Monday after being pulled out of Makaiwa Bay on the Kohala Coast.

  6. | Posted: May 18 2017 - 9:14am

    Friends and family of a 31-year-old Keaau man killed in a fiery hit-and-run crash Sunday night in Hawaiian Paradise Park crowded a Hilo courtroom Wednesday for the initial appearance of a man police say caused the collision and then fled the scene as the victim died, unable to escape the ignited, overturned wreckage.

  7. | Posted: May 18 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — A two-car crash that killed three and sent another to the hospital snarled traffic for hours Wednesday morning, causing headaches for those trying not only to get around the island, but get off it as well.

  8. | Posted: May 18 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is one of several co-sponsors for a bipartisan bill aimed at decriminalizing marijuana at the federal level.

  9. | Posted: May 18 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — A handful of avid cyclists gathered early Wednesday evening in the pouring rain to send a message through silence, and in that way make some noise for a peer of theirs no longer able to speak for himself.

  10. | Posted: May 18 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — The long list of open jobs at Kona Community Hospital’s booth filled both sides of a piece of paper.

  11. | Posted: May 17 2017 - 3:40pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Three people are dead following a two-car crash on Queen Kaahumanu Highway, north of Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport.

  12. | Posted: May 17 2017 - 12:02pm

    Queen Kaahumanu Highway has reopened Wednesday following a two-car crash that killed three and left one injured.

  13. | Posted: May 17 2017 - 9:41am

    KAILUA-KONA — U.S. Army officials on Tuesday identified the 36-year-old man who died Sunday in a single-vehicle crash at the intersection of Daniel K. Inouye and Mamalahoa highways in South Kohala.

  14. | Posted: May 17 2017 - 9:34am

    KAILUA-KONA — Kimmerlyn Makuakane-Jarrell stood with the Hawaii Police chief and other law enforcement officials as they lit a candle for her father during a ceremony for National Police Week.

  15. | Posted: May 17 2017 - 9:19am

    A 26-year-old Keaau man police say caused a fiery traffic collision Sunday night that killed another man and fled the scene has been charged with manslaughter.