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Kohala Ranch Water Company well repairs hit set back

| Sep 21 2017 - 10:27am | Comments

The Kohala Ranch Water Company’s (KRWC) said late Wednesday that well failures (Well 1 and Well 2) continue.

  1. | Posted: Sep 2 2017 - 5:02am

    HILO — There was no stopping the $2.4 billion train bailout Friday, when a House majority of 31 overpowered 15 opponents to pass a bill hiking the hotel tax on all islands to pay for an over-budget Honolulu rail project as an intense five-day special session concluded.

  2. | Posted: Sep 2 2017 - 12:59am

    Because of an escalating fire danger in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, park officials have closed Hilina Pali Road from the Mauna Iki Trailhead and Mauna Loa Road at the gate past Kipukapuaulu. Nonmotorized day use, such as hiking and bicycling, will be permitted, and backcountry camping on Mauna Loa is allowed with a permit.

  3. | Posted: Sep 2 2017 - 12:59am

    KAILUA-KONA — For more than two weeks the Hawaii Police Department has participated in the national program “2017 Labor Day Impaired Driving Crackdown.”

  4. | Posted: Sep 2 2017 - 12:59am

    KEAUHOU — Valerie Moreno lost sight of her husband after waves swept him off the rocks at the cliff jumping spot at End of the World on Thursday.

  5. | Posted: Sep 2 2017 - 12:59am

    HILO — The number of confirmed mumps cases on Hawaii Island has climbed to eight.

  6. | Posted: Sep 2 2017 - 12:58am

    HILO — Police are seeking witnesses or information about two vehicles vandalized this week at county beach parks in Hilo’s Keaukaha neighborhood.

  7. | Posted: Sep 2 2017 - 12:58am

    HONOLULU — U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa plans to challenge Gov. David Ige in the race for governor.

  8. | Posted: Sep 2 2017 - 12:58am

    HILO — Hawaii County will receive $19.5 million in federal funding to widen Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea.

  9. | Posted: Sep 2 2017 - 12:58am

    KAILUA-KONA — Sen. Josh Green, who has represented Kona and Ka‘u in the state Senate for close to a decade, announced his candidacy for lieutenant governor on Friday.

  10. | Posted: Sep 1 2017 - 6:41pm

    HILO — The helicopter tourism industry on the Big Island is suffering some growing pains.

  11. | Posted: Sep 1 2017 - 4:08pm

    HILO — There was no stopping the train Friday, when a House majority overpowered 16 opponents to pass a bill hiking the hotel tax on all islands to pay for an over-budget Honolulu rail project.

  12. | Posted: Sep 1 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — A U.S. Coast Guard investigator identified a brownish slick floating offshore of Kahaluu Beach Park as possibly algae, authorities said Thursday afternoon.

  13. | Posted: Sep 1 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — A bill increasing the hotel tax statewide to bail out the vastly over-budget Honolulu rail project advanced in the House on Thursday after narrowly clearing its committees the night before.

  14. | Posted: Sep 1 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii is neglecting a “hidden economy” by significantly undervaluing its nearshore fisheries both economically and culturally, according to a recently published report.

  15. | Posted: Sep 1 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Crime hit a record low level in Hawaii in 2016.