A bill that would have subsidized little fire ant treatments for Big Island residents died after failing to pass two committees in the state Senate.
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The Hawaii Island Humane Society’s dream of having a state-of-the-art Animal Community Center in Keauhou is one step closer to becoming a reality thanks to numerous contributions and two large donations.
Implementing a “pay as you throw” garbage plan, allowing more East Hawaii garbage to be sent to the West Hawaii landfill and banning recyclables and compostables from both landfills are among Kohala Councilwoman Margaret Wille’s plans to bring the county closer to the goal of zero waste.
Preventing the spread of little fire ants and other invasive species could add as much as $600,000 a year to county mulching operations.
Construction crews made no attempt Tuesday to reach the Thirty Meter Telescope site on Mauna Kea following a human blockade the day before as officials try to find a resolution to the standoff.
Supporters of a bill to allow psychologists to prescribe medications in Hawaii gathered at the capitol on Tuesday to plead with state lawmakers to hear the measure.
A magnitude-3.3 earthquake struck near the summit of Mauna Loa early Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reports.
A captain in the Hawaii County Fire Department is under investigation by the chief for criticizing the department in public.
Construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope ground to a halt Monday as more than 50 protesters formed a roadblock outside the Mauna Kea visitor center.
Hawaii Island police arrested 21 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant from March 23 through Sunday. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Five were younger than 21.
There’s never a good time or place to have your heart stop.
Hilo Medical Center Foundation kicks off an ambitious new campaign Tuesday aimed at saving lives when sudden cardiac arrest strikes.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission signed off on the pending $4.3 billion sale of Hawaiian Electric Industries to Florida-based NextEra Energy, sending the fight to the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission.
Master cake artist and Kona native Bryson Perkins said when he left the Big Island 14 years ago, he had no idea where life would take him.
A 66-year-old Hilo man died Sunday following a two-motorcycle crash in Kailua-Kona.