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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 7 2017 - 12:05am

    Prominent Hilo-born business and community leader Fred J. Koehnen died at home Wednesday following an illness. He was 92.

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

    HILO — Another piece of a North Kohala shoreline trail is set to fall into place Wednesday, when the County Council plans to take up resolutions granting pedestrian and vehicle access.

  3. | Posted: Feb 6 2017 - 5:31pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Rep. Nicole Lowen of Kona’s 6th District has introduced a bill this session that would cap initial prescriptions for highly addictive opioids and benzodiazepines at seven consecutive days.

  4. Posted: Feb 6 2017 - 4:22pm

    During the week of Jan. 30- Feb. 5, Hawaii Island police arrested 19 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic accidents.

  5. Posted: Feb 6 2017 - 3:16pm

    A 22-year-old man has been charged with three felonies in connection with an ongoing investigation into the theft of four vehicles from an auto dealership in Kona last month.

  6. | Posted: Feb 6 2017 - 3:08pm

    Hawaii Island Police issued a warning Monday to local businesses about forged or worthless checks being used across the island.

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

    HOLUALOA — More than three and a half years after someone broke into Terry Lutterman’s storage shed and made off with boxes of the man’s antique coins, Lutterman said he has yet to see justice in the case.

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

    Mayor Harry Kim says he is looking to scrap plans for a $10.3 million composting facility, citing concerns about its cost.

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

    HONOLULU — Researchers say they need additional funding to learn more about a rapidly spreading fungus that has been killing native ohia trees on Hawaii’s Big Island.

  10. | Posted: Feb 5 2017 - 12:05am

    WAIMEA - It wouldn’t be easy to find a more perfect day for the 24th Annual Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival, held here Saturday.

  11. Posted: Feb 5 2017 - 12:05am

    The Hawaii Police Department is asking for the public’s help in processing court bench warrants.

  12. | Posted: Feb 4 2017 - 8:54pm

    HILO — An Oahu state Senator introduced a bill to make ohia Hawaii’s state tree.

  13. | Posted: Feb 4 2017 - 8:54pm

    KAILUA-KONA — While ambulatory surgical centers across the state continue to operate without requisite inspections, the state’s Office of Health Care Assurance and management at a local surgery center say that’s no reason to believe the centers aren’t safe for patients.

  14. | Posted: Feb 4 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — The state’s attorney general on Friday announced the filing of a lawsuit against the president over a controversial executive order that restricts certain citizens of seven countries from entering the United States.

  15. | Posted: Feb 4 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — Two men jumped off Rainbow Falls in Hilo Friday afternoon, with one of them sustaining injuries after diving headfirst off the 80-foot-high waterfall into the Wailuku River.