The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation is asking its governing body to weigh in on whether a plan to add boat moorings at Keauhou Bay triggers an environmental assessment.
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Hawaii County Corporation Counsel Lincoln Ashida is taking a job with a private practice May 1, ending a nearly three-decade run with the county.
A David Ige supporter woke up Wednesday morning to find the campaign signs he had put up Tuesday evening had already been vandalized.
A would-be bidder for Hawaii County’s waste reduction facility claims the county’s bid solicitation was designed to favor large-scale waste-to-energy incinerators.
It’s a chance to spin the wheel, buy a vowel, and meet Pat Sajak and Vanna White.
HONOLULU — Victims of child sexual abuse in Hawaii would have more time to file lawsuits against abusers if lawmakers and the governor approve one of two bills pending in the Legislature.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Wednesday signed House Bill 2275, Act 26, a measure that increases the protection of distressed homeowners against predatory mortgage rescue fraud.
Around 6 a.m. Wednesday, the sun began to rise over Hilo, giving an aloha kakahiaka to the Merrie Monarch Festival on the day of its Hoike.
HONOLULU — Long flights can leave anyone a little unsteady, but a teenager who defied the odds, surviving a flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jetliner’s wheel well, was disoriented, thirsty and could barely walk after the freezing, low-pressure ordeal, airport officials said Wednesday.
Additional charges against Sale postponed
WASHINGTON — Sales at defense giants General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman declined in the first quarter, while profits increased as both companies continued to trim costs.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is encouraging many nonviolent federal prisoners to apply for early release — and expecting thousands to take up the offer. It’s an effort to deal with high costs and overcrowding in prisons, and also a matter of fairness, the government says.
Obama offering Japan security, economic assurances as Ukraine crisis vies for attention
DONETSK, Ukraine — Russia’s foreign minister warned Wednesday that attacks on Russian citizens or interests in Ukraine would bring a firm response and drew a comparison to the circumstances that opened the war with Georgia in 2008.
NEW YORK — Stocks edged mostly lower Wednesday, breaking a six-day winning streak, as investors were disappointed by the latest round of earnings from U.S. companies.