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How to rebuild Banyan

| | Oct 27 2016 - 7:44pm | Comments

HILO — Members of the Banyan Drive Redevelopment Agency voted Wednesday to approve a draft conceptual plan that will guide future action on the Hilo peninsula, particularly in terms of developing additional hotel capacity.

  1. | Posted: Oct 15 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaiian Electric Co. and Hawaii Electric Light Co. are disputing allegations that they didn’t follow proper procedures in relation to a proposed plan for solar power projects that would generate a combined 6.75 megawatts at Ocean View.

  2. | Posted: Oct 14 2016 - 8:28pm

    HILO — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention named community-water fluoridation “one of the 10 great public-health achievements” of the 20th century “because of its contribution to the large decline in cavities in the United States since the 1960s.”

  3. | Posted: Oct 14 2016 - 8:28pm

    HILO — A chorus of “oohs and ahhs” rang out among students huddled over a “hurricane” destroying houses right before their eyes.

  4. | Posted: Oct 14 2016 - 11:30am

    A former police officer who allegedly struck and killed a bicyclist in what the Hawaii Fire Department called a hit-and-run collision last year in South Kohala has been indicted by a Kona grand jury.

  5. | Posted: Oct 14 2016 - 9:17am

    KAILUA-KONA — Two homeless veterans noticed the red, white and blue on display outside Lance Corporal Christopher Camero Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12122 at its rented location on Kaiwi Street in the Kona Old Industrial Area — typically a signal that the organization is open to the public.

  6. | Posted: Oct 14 2016 - 12:05am

    HILO — Mayor-elect Harry Kim has tapped another old hand for his Cabinet.

  7. | Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 8:21pm

    HONOLULU — A group of Hawaii residents want to change local rules for issuing commercial fishing licenses and make the process more transparent after an Associated Press investigation found that hundreds of undocumented fishermen work in the fleet.

  8. | Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 5:18pm

    PEARL HARBOR — A Japanese navy flag that flew on the battleship of the man who planned the attack on Pearl Harbor was donated Thursday to the National Park Service.

  9. | Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 5:16pm

    Hawaii’s 911 emergency service is no longer limited to phone calls alone, but is now equipped to receive and process text messages.

  10. Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 9:58am

    WAILUKU (AP) — The Hawaii Department of Transportation is moving forward with plans to tear down a 95-year-old condemned pier in Hana, Maui, that residents say is a recreational hot spot, but that the department views as a safety hazard.

  11. | Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 9:28am

    KAILUA-KONA — Gov. David Ige visited the micro housing project in the Kona Old Industrial Area Wednesday, nearly one year to the day after he issued an emergency proclamation on the homelessness crisis in Hawaii.

  12. | Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 9:28am

    An unidentified man has succumbed to his injuries after a vehicle-pedestrian crash in Hilo on Oct. 3. The man’s name is yet being withheld until police can confirm his identity and notify his family of the death.

  13. | Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 9:28am

    Robert Lee Segobia, 42, of Pahoa has been charged with three offenses following an incident with a handgun that transpired Sunday evening in Hilo.

  14. | Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 8:53am

    KAILUA-KONA — It could be a symbol of unity, a structure that represents mankind’s desire to learn atop Mauna Kea.

  15. | Posted: Oct 13 2016 - 8:53am

    When Donald Straney was an undergrad at Michigan State University, he said he was “absolutely convinced” he was the only gay person on campus.