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Bills try for rat lung help again

| | Feb 20 2017 - 2:58pm | Comments

HILO — The third try might be the charm for securing legislative funding for rat lungworm disease research.

  1. | Posted: Feb 9 2017 - 8:50pm

    OCEAN VIEW — Mayor Harry Kim spent Wednesday evening at the Ocean View Community Center quelling wave after wave of frustration from an animated crowd of roughly 60 residents, many of whom feel the county has left them behind.

  2. | Posted: Feb 9 2017 - 5:49pm

    KEALAKEKUA — A jury on Thursday found a Kapaau man not guilty of two counts of first-degree attempted murder, the most serious charges filed in connection with a nearly 20-hour standoff in July 2015 in which the man’s girlfriend and a police officer were shot.

  3. | Posted: Feb 9 2017 - 4:14pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — State economists are forecasting the number of visitors to Hawaii will likely rise 1.5 percent this year.

  4. | Posted: Feb 9 2017 - 4:04pm

    Hawaii Island police have charged 33-year-old Shannon K. Navor of Kurtistown with unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle in connection with the theft of a 2014 BMW sports-utility vehicle.

  5. | Posted: Feb 9 2017 - 12:50pm

    HILO — A plan to preserve the Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden is slowly moving forward, as the county awaits its pending sale before moving to purchase a conservation easement.

  6. | Posted: Feb 9 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — An upcoming $20.1 million project will bring traffic lights and turn lanes to two intersections on Kawailani Street in Hilo.

  7. | Posted: Feb 9 2017 - 12:05am

    KEALAKEKUA — Jury deliberations are underway in the case of a Kapaau man accused of shooting his girlfriend and a police officer before a nearly 20-hour standoff ensued in 2015.

  8. | Posted: Feb 9 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii Police Department continues to await the results of lab testing that would let them move forward in a sexual assault case that occurred at Old Kona Airport Park last year.

  9. | Posted: Feb 9 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA - Tommy “Kahikina” Ching figures he has logged 1,600 hours collecting food and donations for the annual Feed-a-Thon benefitting The Food Basket over the last 16 years.

  10. | Posted: Feb 9 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — The Hawaii County Council on Wednesday unanimously accepted a public access trail and unpaved roadway from developers of a North Kohala parcel, despite the advice of Corporation Counsel Joe Kamelamela, who said county code requires the administration to inspect the property before taking it over.

  11. | Posted: Feb 8 2017 - 10:11pm

    The state Public Charter School Commission needs to improve communication with the schools it oversees and better hash out its strategic vision.

  12. Posted: Feb 8 2017 - 10:11pm

    HONOLULU — The Coast Guard identified two tour boats operating illegally out of Pohoiki Boat Ramp in the last few days and is ramping up enforcement in response to a perceived increase in illegal charters operating in the area to view lava streaming into the ocean from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano.

  13. | Posted: Feb 8 2017 - 10:11pm

    KAILUA-KONA — The Kona Historical Society’s Hands On History Program at the Kona Coffee Living History Farm has been green lit for a second year, with a couple of upgrades.

  14. | Posted: Feb 8 2017 - 4:11pm

    Hawaii Island police are investigating a reported robbery at a financial institution in Hilo.

  15. Posted: Feb 8 2017 - 10:23am

    A 9-year-old Pepeekeo boy was critically injured in a vehicle-pedestrian crash Tuesday at the intersection of Highway 19 and Kaakepa Street in Pepeekeo.