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UH faculty member appointed to PUC

| | May 21 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

University of Hawaii natural energy researcher and faculty member James (Jay) P. Griffin will serve the Public Utilities Commission on an interim basis starting next month.

  1. | Posted: May 16 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — The budget proposed by Mayor Harry Kim will add seven new positions to county government.

  2. | Posted: May 16 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — The Hawaii County Council will get a crack this week at Mayor Harry Kim’s proposed $491.2 million budget and tax increases that go with it.

  3. Posted: May 16 2017 - 12:05am

    Report: Trump shared secret info about IS with Russians

  4. | Posted: May 16 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States accused Syria on Monday of executing thousands of imprisoned political opponents and burning their bodies in a crematorium to hide the evidence.

  5. | Posted: May 16 2017 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — The Associated Press has conducted an in-depth review of its operations in Nazi Germany, concluding that the news agency acted as “forthrightly and independently as possible.” But the review also found AP handled some situations inadequately.

  6. | Posted: May 16 2017 - 9:16am

    Hawaii Island police are investigating an apparent drowning this morning in South Kohala.

  7. | Posted: May 15 2017 - 1:43pm

    The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory Monday afternoon for several parts of Hawaii County, including North Kohala, Hamakua, Hilo and Puna.

  8. | Posted: May 15 2017 - 1:19pm

    An adult male died following a two-vehicle crash Sunday night in Keaau.

  9. | Posted: May 15 2017 - 10:51am

    The Traffic Enforcement Unit said Monday it has initiated a negligent homicide investigation and is asking for anyone who witnessed Sunday’s fatal crash to call Officer Christopher Kapua-Allison at 326-4646, ext. 229.

  10. | Posted: May 15 2017 - 12:05am

    After nearly 17 months of construction, the Komohana Street project is coming to a close.

  11. | Posted: May 15 2017 - 11:20am

    KEALAKEKUA — After years of planning and months of delay, the Hawaii Island Meat Cooperative has started processing local meat at its mobile slaughterhouse unit.

  12. | Posted: May 15 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — They had been at it for hours but showed no signs of slowing down. That’s not the roller derby way.

  13. | Posted: May 15 2017 - 12:05am

    PAHOA — Construction of the long-awaited Puna Kai marketplace in Pahoa is scheduled to begin June 1.

  14. | Posted: May 15 2017 - 3:26pm

    Correction: An earlier version of this story indicated that the land on which the WTC project is to be situated still needed to be rezoned for residential and commercial development. That land has already been rezoned to support such development. It is the policy of WHT to correct any incorrect information as soon as it is brought to the attention of the paper.

  15. | Posted: May 15 2017 - 12:05am

    LONDON — Employees booting up computers at work Monday could see red as they discover they’re victims of a global “ransomware” cyberattack that has created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear.