Foreseeing the almost certain death of a bill raising the general excise tax, the County Council voted unanimously Wednesday to put it on life support, at least temporarily.
Police officers stood watch at Pahoa and Keaau high schools Wednesday after warnings of gun violence at the schools circulated online.
Hawaii Island’s police chief said the decision to post extra officers on public school campuses Wednesday in Puna and Kona was made because social media “fed into the anxiety” of the community in the wake of perceived threats of possible gun violence made on the internet.
HONOLULU — The mother of a first-grader sued a Hawaii private college-preparatory school for its attempt to expel her son because of a disruption stemming from his father’s troubles with the law.
There will be no special subcommittee to hash out the budget outside public review, at least for the time being.
Hawaiian Paradise Park will soon have a master plan for its own Hawaii County park.