Hydrologists and consultants are making the case that water use in Kailua-Kona is not reducing or degrading the northern portion of the Keauhou aquifer.
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Some ambassadors who knew of brutal CIA interrogations told not to discuss them
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli artillery shells tore through the walls of a U.N. school crowded with sleeping war refugees and back-to-back explosions rocked a market filled with shoppers Wednesday as Israel’s stepped up campaign against Gaza’s Hamas rulers claimed at least 116 Palestinian lives.
Obama takes tougher line against Gaza casualties
WASHINGTON — A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a stunt aimed at tossing political red meat to conservative voters.
DONETSK, Ukraine — Almost two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky, the remains of some passengers are feared rotting in the 90-degree midsummer heat, deepening the frustration of relatives desperate to recover the bodies of their loved ones.
WASHINGTON – The House on a voice vote approved legislation that would increase the number of visas available to Afghans who assisted the United States in Operation Enduring Freedom.
One might assume that a tropical storm moving through vog would sweep up the tainted air and march on, unchanged. However, a recent study from atmospheric scientists at the University of Hawaii revealed that gasses and particles from Kilauea volcano exerted an influence on Tropical Storm Flossie — affecting the formation of thunderstorms and lightning in the storm.
After several years of making do with old, high-mileage cars, the county administration stepped up its purchase of passenger vehicles this past fiscal year.
A West Hawaii fish collector has been charged with terroristic threatening, according to online court records.
Contractors will begin work Monday on the final phase of the Mamalahoa Highway bypass.
The top two Hawaii Democrats running for governor squared off Tuesday morning for an hourlong debate focusing on several key issues affecting the state’s rapidly growing elderly population.
Democratic gubernatorial candidates Neil Abercrombie and David Ige tackled airports, business issues, harbors and other topics at a forum in Kailua-Kona Tuesday.
Hilo and Kona are not just towns on Hawaii Island. They’re also two asteroids in the night sky, thanks to recent action by amateur astronomers at observatories in Germany and the Canary Islands.
HONOLULU — Janice Nakamura knows the financial burden of going without health care, and she’s thankful for the Hawaii law that strictly mandates expansive, employer-provided coverage for her and her family.