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Treatment plant upgrades 3 years away

| | Sep 24 2016 - 12:05am | Comments

KEALAKEHE — Hawaii County wastewater experts hope to have the Kealakehe Wastewater Treatment Plant upgraded and able to produce quality, reusable water in the next three years.

  1. | Posted: Sep 5 2016 - 9:12am

    One day just about two and a half years ago, a neighbor gave Emily and John Emmons a fern.

  2. | Posted: Sep 5 2016 - 9:11am

    HILO — County attorneys are seeking to keep the contents of 40 emails, most of them sent in the month after Big Island newspapers reported Mayor Billy Kenoi’s misuse of his county-issued credit card, secret.

  3. | Posted: Sep 5 2016 - 8:35am

    KEAUHOU — Tommy “Kahikina” Ching celebrated his birthday on the last day of his islandwide annual Feed-A-Thon at the Keauhou KTA on Friday.

  4. | Posted: Sep 5 2016 - 8:35am

    KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii teachers have an opportunity to get money for their classroom through a grant program organized by Hawaii State Federal Credit Union.

  5. Posted: Sep 5 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — The Big Island Fair, scheduled for Sept. 8-11 at Old Kona Airport Park, has been canceled.

  6. Posted: Sep 5 2016 - 12:05am

    A bizarre motorcycle-pedestrian crash in the Panaewa area of Hilo Saturday evening left a man and a woman dead.

  7. | Posted: Sep 5 2016 - 12:05am

    Hawaii County is seeking a state Department of Health permit for a full-scale composting facility — the first in Hawaii — before breaking ground next year.

  8. Posted: Sep 5 2016 - 12:05am

    Turkey: IS has lost all territory along Syria-Turkey border

  9. | Posted: Sep 5 2016 - 12:05am

    NORFOLK, Va. — Hermine spun away from the East Coast on Sunday, removing the threat of heavy rain but maintaining enough power to whip up dangerous waves and rip currents and keep beaches off-limits to disappointed swimmers and surfers during the Labor Day weekend.

  10. | Posted: Sep 5 2016 - 12:05am

    SANTA CLARA, Cuba — The first off JetBlue 387 were the TV cameramen, the U.S. secretary of transportation and the airline executives.

  11. | Posted: Sep 5 2016 - 12:05am

    HANGZHOU, China — Chinese President Xi Jinping called Sunday for leaders of the United States, Germany and other major economies to resist pressure to raise trade barriers as they opened a summit amid sluggish global growth and disputes over China’s steel exports and Apple’s Irish tax bill.

  12. | Posted: Sep 5 2016 - 12:05am

    BEIRUT — Turkish troops and allied Syrian rebels expelled the Islamic State group from the last strip of territory it controlled along the Syrian-Turkish border on Sunday, effectively sealing the extremists’ self-styled caliphate off from the outside world, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported.

  13. | Posted: Sep 5 2016 - 12:05am

    HANGZHOU, China — The United States and Russia came up short Sunday on a deal to end years of brutal fighting between Syria’s Russian-backed government and U.S.-supported rebels. Negotiations were to continue Monday, even as a dispirited President Barack Obama doubted the diplomacy would ever pay off.

  14. | Posted: Sep 5 2016 - 12:05am

    Teens rescued after being stranded in a gulch, a man pulled from the rocks below a cliff pounded by surf, another man pulled from the ocean, lifeless, only to be revived by the quick action of two water safety officers.

  15. | Posted: Sep 3 2016 - 9:51pm

    KAILUA-KONA — What’s in a name?