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Ohia quarantine rules become permanent

| | Dec 8 2016 - 11:03am | Comments

The restriction on the movement of ohia and soil from Hawaii Island is now permanent, the state Department of Agriculture reports.

  1. | Posted: Nov 18 2016 - 4:04pm

    HONOLULU — A federal judge has ruled that three Hawaii counties can’t enact their own bans or regulations on genetically modified crops and pesticides, handing a victory to the major agriculture companies that fought the regulations.

  2. | Posted: Nov 18 2016 - 11:40am

    The World Health Organization declared an end to its global health emergency over the spread of the Zika virus Friday, prompting dismay from some public health experts still wrestling with the epidemic.

  3. | Posted: Nov 18 2016 - 5:12am

    HILO — A contingent of wounded veterans and their families trooped to the testimony table Wednesday, and one by one, gave tearful gratitude to the promise of a new Purple Heart memorial planned for the West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery.

  4. | Posted: Nov 18 2016 - 12:05am

    VOLCANO — Kyla Defore chugged extra water and laced up sturdy hiking boots last week, but there was still no getting around it.

  5. | Posted: Nov 18 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen appears unruffled by incoming President Donald Trump’s victory last week.

  6. Posted: Nov 18 2016 - 12:05am

    Snow off to a slow start in Rockies, delaying some skiers

  7. | Posted: Nov 18 2016 - 12:05am

    ST. PAUL, Minn. — Prosecutors say that when Philando Castile was pulled over in July, he calmly told the officer he had a gun and was licensed to carry it.

  8. | Posted: Nov 18 2016 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — The American dream of a blissful retirement, free of financial worries, is dying.

  9. | Posted: Nov 18 2016 - 12:05am

    HILO — Installing water bottle filling stations at Hawaii County parks and encouraging use of an anti-littering phone app are among the recommendations of the county’s packaging waste task force.

  10. | Posted: Nov 18 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Thanksgiving came a week early in Kona, as Hope Services Hawaii hosted the 19th annual Homeless Luncheon and Resource Fair Thursday at the Old Airport Pavilion.

  11. | Posted: Nov 18 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — There’s no mystery as to the reason.

  12. | Posted: Nov 17 2016 - 10:43pm

    KAILUA-KONA — There isn’t much in the way of recreation for military members stationed at the desolate Pohakuloa Training Area, located high in the Big Island’s saddle between Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea.

  13. | Posted: Nov 17 2016 - 10:43pm

    HILO — Hilo Councilman Aaron Chung expressed some buyer’s remorse this week over supporting a $99.75 million bond.

  14. | Posted: Nov 17 2016 - 10:39pm

    HILO — A 47-year-old Honokaa man will be extradited to his native Oregon to faces charges related to a fatal traffic crash more than two years ago.

  15. | Posted: Nov 17 2016 - 4:51pm

    Hawaii Island police are searching for a 16-year-old Hilo girl who was reported missing.