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Council, Kim still clashing over compost

| | Mar 27 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

HILO — The Hawaii County Council and Mayor Harry Kim remain at odds over the canceling of a composting contract.

  1. | Posted: Mar 22 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — County Council members are considering moving oversight of the Hawaii Island Humane Society from the Police Department to the mayor’s office or Finance Department to give the council more say over the nonprofit’s costs and procedures.

  2. | Posted: Mar 22 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — An attempt to address pesticide disclosure at a statewide level will be heard before the House Committee on Agriculture today.

  3. | Posted: Mar 22 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Seated in a yellow wingback chair with her bandaged right leg elevated Tuesday morning, “Carol” was stuck, literally and figuratively, at a homeless campsite at Old Kona Airport Park.

  4. | Posted: Mar 21 2017 - 8:43pm

    A Friday incident in Paukaa had the earmarks of a St. Patrick’s Day stunt gone awry — but it wasn’t a joke, and three men stand accused of felony livestock theft and other charges.

  5. | Posted: Mar 22 2017 - 9:55am

    HONOLULU – The state of Hawaii has moved to convert the temporary restraining order issued last week by Hawaii federal judge Derrick K. Watson in the travel ban case into a preliminary injunction, Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin said Tuesday.

  6. Posted: Mar 21 2017 - 2:19pm

    The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaii recognized Puna Patrol Officer Joshua Baumgarner on Monday as the East Hawaii “Officer of the Year” and Fire EMS Captain Chris Honda as “Firefighter of the Year.”

  7. Posted: Mar 21 2017 - 9:33am

    Big Island Police are searching for a 59-year-old Honomu man who was reported missing on Monday.

  8. Posted: Mar 21 2017 - 9:16am

    From March 13-19, Hawaii Island police arrested 25 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Seven of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under age 21.

  9. | Posted: Mar 21 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Director Kirstin Kahaloa is stepping away from her position, the chamber announced Monday.

  10. | Posted: Mar 21 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — A group of veterans’ organizations left a videoconference meeting with Mayor Harry Kim on Monday optimistic that a laundry list of problems at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery will be addressed.

  11. | Posted: Mar 21 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — The state Department of Land and Natural Resources extended its contract with hearing officer Riki May Amano to complete the Thirty Meter Telescope contested case.

  12. | Posted: Mar 21 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — John McDermott said if neighbor islands want the best care for their most vulnerable seniors then citizens must do for those people what he’s made a career of doing for the elderly — advocate.

  13. | Posted: Mar 21 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — A lawsuit over whether a state Department of Health official can substitute other physicians for a psychiatrist contracted with Kona Community Hospital will play out in a Kona courtroom starting next week.

  14. | Posted: Mar 21 2017 - 12:05am

    LIHUE — Hawaiian custom recognizes a connection between the watershed and the ocean, mauka and makai; and experts are also looking to the mountains to explain the declining health of coral reefs.

  15. | Posted: Mar 21 2017 - 12:05am

    Just a few hundred yards stood between Thomas Reuter and the summit of Mauna Kea mid-Sunday — and yet he almost didn’t make it.