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Some homeless say county’s Old A plan won’t work

| | Jun 22 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

KAILUA-KONA — Word of a county plan to permanently relocate homeless from the Old Airport Park has made its way down the beach and into the bush, falling on the ears of many who would be made unwilling wayfarers by the proposal’s execution.

  1. | Posted: Jun 10 2017 - 10:03am

    KAILUA-KONA — Graham Ellis, who made headlines this week after he was picked up by the Department of Homeland Security and subsequently given 45 days to depart the country voluntarily, will leave a few loose ends on Hawaii Island when he returns to England on July 20.

  2. | Posted: Jun 10 2017 - 12:06am

    VOLCANO — Science shows the climate is changing, and for Keaau High School teacher Eva Anderson, the toughest part is relaying that — optimistically — to students.

  3. | Posted: Jun 9 2017 - 9:39pm

    Big Island police on Friday identified the man killed in a three-vehicle crash Wednesday morning on Highway 19 in Paauilo.

  4. | Posted: Jun 9 2017 - 9:39pm

    KAILUA-KONA — A Keaau man will stand trial on charges stemming from a traffic incident on Monday in South Kohala that closed a major intersection causing traffic to back up.

  5. | Posted: Jun 9 2017 - 3:39pm

    The Hawaii County Fire Department received numerous complaints from the public regarding solicitations for inspection and/or installation of smoke detectors. The resident would be offered a free smoke detector inspection and battery replacement.

  6. | Posted: Jun 9 2017 - 3:26pm

    The Hawaii Police Department is requesting the public’s help locating a 33-year-old Hilo man who was reported missing.

  7. | Posted: Jun 9 2017 - 3:22pm

    Big Island police have arrested Gabriel Prudholm, who was wanted for outstanding bench warrants.

  8. Posted: Jun 9 2017 - 2:58pm

    The Board of Land and Natural Resources on Friday fined lava tour boat operator Shane Turpin, doing business as Kohala Tours, $15,000 for conducting commercial activity from a state boating facility without a required commercial use ramp permit, in violation of boating administrative rule, HAR 13-231-51.

  9. | Posted: Jun 9 2017 - 9:27am

    HILO — About 100 companies from around the globe are heading to the Big Island today for a four-day event aimed at selling Hawaii as a prime spot for meetings, conventions and incentives trips.

  10. Posted: Jun 9 2017 - 9:26am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Attorney General Doug Chin announced that no criminal charges will be filed against the Securitas law enforcement officer involved in the death of an unrestrained pit bull at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport the night of March 28.

  11. | Posted: Jun 9 2017 - 9:22am

    KAILUA-KONA — For Malani DeAguiar, being pa‘u queen in the King Kamehameha Day parade isn’t about title or prestige. It’s about service, family and perpetuating the pa‘u rider tradition.

  12. | Posted: Jun 9 2017 - 9:17am

    Hawaii Island police are investigating an unattended death after receiving a report of a 41-year-old falling to her death and whose body was found at the base of a cliff Thursday morning in Hakalau. Her name is being withheld pending notification of her family.

  13. | Posted: Jun 9 2017 - 8:53am

    HILO — It’s likely the sentencing of Peter Kema Sr. for the 1997 death of his 6-year-old son, Peter Kema Jr., won’t happen today as scheduled because authorities continue to look for the boy’s remains and because Kema hasn’t yet been given a polygraph test to determine if he told the truth about where he left the boy’s body.

  14. | Posted: Jun 8 2017 - 9:51pm

    KAILUA-KONA — A bill that would place a moratorium on all aquarium fishing in Hawaii — except for those operators already in possession of permits — is awaiting the signature of Gov. David Ige.

  15. | Posted: Jun 8 2017 - 9:51pm

    KAILUA-KONA — A Kona coffee farmer who entered the United States without documentation close to 30 years ago must leave the country at his own expense in 30 days if efforts to let him stay fail.