Airlines have been paring back on their seats to Hawaii, while ticket prices have been inching up, Hawaii Tourism Authority Vice President for Brand Management David Uchiyama said Friday.
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The fourth annual Spring Art and Music Festival at Kona International Market will be held on March 15. A story in Friday’s edition incorrectly stated the date.
Hawaii County’s effort to register farms growing genetically modified crops was put on hold Friday.
Oahu multimedia artist Ken “East3” Nishimura left more than spray paint on Kealakehe High School’s cafeteria wall. His mural created communal pride while also highlighting the power and dynamism this art form has to convey messages. It captivated admirers, young and old.
Kohala Kai developers were finally successful Friday relieving County Council members’ trepidation over approving a public easement through the luxury subdivision after assuring them the historical Ala Loa trail would be protected.
Hawaii County has a new legislative auditor.
HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers have killed proposals aimed at raising the legal age for buying tobacco to 21 and clamping down on smoking at beaches statewide. But they’re advancing bills that would restrict smoking and make it more expensive, continuing a trend in Hawaii to crack down on smoking in public places.
NEW YORK — One positive report on the economy was not enough to make investors more confident.
HONOLULU — A Honolulu courtroom is set to become the scene of a death penalty trial even though Hawaii abolished capital punishment in 1957.
Police seek help locating stolen pickup
The captain of a commercial dive boat was arrested early Thursday for boating under the influence after he allegedly left customers at a dive spot off Keauhou.
An online publishing company has taken a forbidden action with “Forbidden Island,” according to the image’s creator.
Hawaii County officials want garbage diverted from the Hilo landfill and turned into something useful. While waste-to-energy incinerators are the first thing that comes to mind, the ultimate facility may not be a burner.
Community organizations and cultural practitioners have struggled for decades to restore traditional fishpond systems because of a burdensome, slow and expensive regulatory process. Too many permits are required from too many agencies, forcing applicants to negotiate a complex maze of paperwork and review, which can take years to complete.
HONOLULU — Hawaii House Speaker Joseph Souki on Thursday formally reprimanded a House lawmaker for her conduct during public hearings, threatening her committee assignments.