While all but a relative handful of electrical customers have been restored service after Tropical Storm Iselle, about 1,600 Hawaiian Telcom customers remain without landline telephone and/or Internet service.
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Hawaii Electric Light Co. is proposing to boost its use of renewable energy sources by 2030, providing for 92 percent of the Big Island’s energy needs, but would also require customers with rooftop solar to pay more than they do now.
Police will investigate a complaint alleging Hawaii County Council District 5 candidate Tiffany Edwards Hunt committed voter fraud by registering to vote from her husband’s surf shop in Pahoa rather than her home in Hawaiian Acres during the 2012 election.
The National Park Service is stressing the importance of a “margin of safety” for its ecosystems, while acknowledging there is no evidence that current water pumping practices pose an immediate threat to the Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park.
Hawaii’s largest health insurance provider is teaming up with a bestselling author to help communities here get healthier.
Five months ago, Michael Kaha signed in as the Wheelabrator representative at a pre-bid conference for a waste-to-energy incinerator in Hawaii County. Last week, he was named to a newly created position as the county’s deputy solid waste division chief.
Hawaii Island police are searching for 16-year-old Kailua-Kona girl who was reported missing.
Marie has weakened to a tropical storm, National Hurricane Center forecasters said Wednesday.
One of the finalists for Hawaii County’s waste-to-energy incinerator is expected to penalize the City and County of Honolulu big bucks for not providing enough garbage for its plant last year.
A federal jury convicted Kali Lotoaiki Laulea, 33, of Kailua-Kona on several drug counts following a five-day trial in U.S. District Court in Honolulu, federal officials said Wednesday.
A lava flow that could threaten homes around Pahoa has exited a ground crack, according to the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii chapter of the American Red Cross is recruiting disaster volunteers.
The ordinarily quiet streets of Kaohe Homesteads south of Pahoa bustled with activity Tuesday.
Councilwoman Brenda Ford says South Kona needs a new well — the sooner, the better.
McCormick & Company Inc. is voluntarily ground oregano because of possible contamination with salmonella.