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Ka‘u Community Development Plan nearing completion

| | Apr 23 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

Ka‘u Community Development Plan nearing completion

  1. | Posted: Apr 10 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — As the annual Merrie Monarch Festival approaches, a collaboration of ancient hula tradition and current scientific research is working to help protect the ohia tree, one of Hawaii Island’s most precious resources.

  2. | Posted: Apr 10 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — Hawaii County has released sewage spill data in the aftermath of last Monday’s discharge into the Wailuku River and Hilo Bay, and a state microbiologist says the results are reassuring.

  3. | Posted: Apr 10 2017 - 12:05am

    HONOLULU — Sean Smith and his husband paid more than $20,000 for a fertility procedure when they decided to have a child using a surrogate mother. They did not know at the time that if they were a heterosexual couple, they might have saved that money.

  4. Posted: Apr 9 2017 - 7:48pm

    More than 90 participants gathered at the Old Airport Makaeo Walking Path for the third annual 108 Sun Salutations.

  5. | Posted: Apr 9 2017 - 10:18am

    KAILUA-KONA — Mayor Harry Kim on Saturday continued to promote his vision of a Mauna Kea “World Park,” announcing that Gov. David Ige has lent his support to the mayor’s vision for the mountain and that he is “pursuing how this can be done.”

  6. | Posted: Apr 9 2017 - 12:49am

    HILO — A debate over how Hawaii County Council members should use their discretionary money could be renewed as Mayor Harry Kim proposes to cut the expenditures in the next budget.

  7. | Posted: Apr 9 2017 - 12:49am

    Editor’s note: The West Hawaii arrest report encompasses the North and South Kohala, Kona, and Hamakua police districts. The report shows arrests and not whether the person is facing charges.

  8. | Posted: Apr 9 2017 - 12:49am

    HILO — A 29-year-old Hilo man pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges related to gunshots allegedly fired at a group of people a little more than two months ago in a parking lot near McDonald’s at the Puainako Town Center in Hilo.

  9. | Posted: Apr 9 2017 - 12:48am

    KAILUA-KONA — It was a day of exploration and remembrance Saturday as Boy Scouts celebrated their 106th annual Makahiki and the legacy of Ellison Onizuka in Kailua-Kona.

  10. | Posted: Apr 9 2017 - 12:48am

    Friends of the Children of West Hawaii and Girl Scouts placed 500 pinwheels at the entrance of the Makalei Golf Course Clubhouse on Saturday for Child Abuse Prevention Month.

  11. Posted: Apr 9 2017 - 12:48am

    WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — Residents of Molokai are seeking protected status for a subsistence fishing area on its coastline.

  12. | Posted: Apr 9 2017 - 12:48am

    HONOLULU — The Hawaii House of Representatives approved a bill to make it a crime to trespass on all state lands despite concerns it could harm homeless people, cultural practitioners, protesters and hikers.

  13. | Posted: Apr 8 2017 - 8:19am

    WAIMEA — When President Donald Trump rolled out a second executive order aimed at limiting the travel and immigration of citizens and refugees from six majority-Muslim countries into the United States, Hawaii charged out of the gate intent on being the first to stop him.

  14. | Posted: Apr 7 2017 - 9:10pm

    HONOLULU — The Office of Hawaiian Affairs is speaking out against a French auction house that’s selling a large private collection of Hawaiian art in Paris.

  15. Posted: Apr 7 2017 - 5:39pm

    A head on collision involving a truck and small compact passenger car was reported Friday around 5:30 p.m. on the upper road. Injured victims were reportedly sent by helicopter and ambulance. Emergency responders are on scene. Major traffic back up is reported in both directions.