Kim finalizing Maunakea committee: Mission statement emphasizes Native Hawaiians’ connection to the mountain, exploration
When it comes to Maunakea, Mayor Harry Kim might seem like a dreamer. But he’s counting on not being the only one. More than three months after Gov. David Ige gave him the green light to pursue his vision of the mountain as asymbol of international cooperation, the pursuit of knowledge and the Hawaiian people, Kim said Thursday he isclose to selecting a committee to help him make that a reality.
A Hawaii County Council committee advanced bills Tuesday allowing the Pahoa District Park to host a farmers market and renaming two park facilities, including one in honor of the late Dorothy Thompson.
Gov. David Ige said Saturday he is confident last month’s false alarm about a ballistic missile headingtoward Hawaii won’t happen again and he stands by his decision to begin the drills in the first place.
Sean King, who died Thursday morning while leading a tour group to the Kilauea lava flow, spent years hiking the area and knewit just about better than anyone, a friend told the Tribune-Herald.
It might take a change to the Hawaii County code to resolve a dispute between the County Council and Corporation Counsel Joe Kamelamela over use of discretionary funds.
Lawmakers will have several options to consider during the current session of the state Legislature for revitalizing Hilo’s Banyan Drive.
Hawaii County used one of its two public notification systems to alert residents that the Jan. 13 missile warning was false.