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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 20 2016 - 10:02am

    The Hawaii Police Department reports that at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, there will be a partial closure of Route 190 near the 28.5 mile marker in North Kona. Officials will be conducting further investigations into an earlier traffic accident. Motorists are asked to avoid this location and take alternate routes or expect delays. The road will fully reopen by 2 p.m.

  2. | Posted: Sep 20 2016 - 12:05am

    KEALAKEKUA — Attempts to bring Macdon Donny Thromman to trial on charges he shot his girlfriend, an officer and was in an extensive standoff with police in Kapaau were sorted out during court hearings Friday — to a degree.

  3. | Posted: Sep 20 2016 - 12:05am

    HILO — The Makalei Fire Station is sporting a temporary sign honoring the memory of Daniel R. Sayre, who lost his life while hiking along Pololu Valley in 1997. The Hawaii County Council on Wednesday will sign a resolution making that sign more permanent.

  4. | Posted: Sep 20 2016 - 12:05am

    HILO — Trial has been delayed until next year for a 46-year-old Pahoa man accused of killing his then-6-year-old son in 1997.

  5. Posted: Sep 20 2016 - 12:05am

    The Boating and Ocean Recreation Division of the Department of Land and Natural Resources will host a public information meeting Saturday to discuss newly proposed rules for manta ray viewing sites at Makako Bay and Keauhou.

  6. | Posted: Sep 20 2016 - 12:05am

    Hawaii Electric Light Company plans to request a 6.5 percent rate increase.

  7. | Posted: Sep 20 2016 - 12:06am

    ATLANTA — Gas prices spiked and drivers found “out of service” bags covering pumps as the gas shortage in the South rolled into the work week, raising fears that the scattered disruptions could become more widespread.

  8. Posted: Sep 20 2016 - 12:06am

    Aid convoy attacked as Syria calls cease-fire finished

  9. | Posted: Sep 20 2016 - 12:06am

    MIAMI — Authorities declared a victory Monday in stemming further infections of Zika in Miami’s Wynwood arts district, but continued to caution pregnant women about traveling to the city and surrounding areas out of concerns for catching the virus.

  10. | Posted: Sep 20 2016 - 12:06am

    NEWARK, N.J. — A federal prosecutor told jurors on Monday that a witness will testify that Republican Gov. Chris Christie was told about a plan to close traffic lanes near the George Washington Bridge as part of a political vendetta while the shutdown was happening, a claim Christie has contested for years.

  11. | Posted: Sep 20 2016 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — After a round of frightening domestic attacks, Americans plodded on in the comfort of routine Monday, either resilient in the face of terror or numbed by their battle scars.

  12. | Posted: Sep 19 2016 - 8:28pm

    KAILUA-KONA — A water main broke open Monday afternoon on Alii Drive, leading to flooding of the roadway that spilled into the underground parking area at Waterfront Row.

  13. | Posted: Sep 19 2016 - 6:07pm

    FARGO, N.D. — A federal appeals court has ordered a halt to construction of another section of the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota.

  14. | Posted: Sep 19 2016 - 5:20pm

    High school students are being rewarded for participating in an essay contest designed “to encourage and recognize student volunteerism.”

  15. | Posted: Sep 19 2016 - 5:16pm

    Hawaii police arrested 22 people on charges of driving under the influence of an intoxicant between Sept. 12-18.