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Agency tweaks Banyan project

Jul 29 2016 - 12:05am || Comments

Having made a series of broad sketches over the past months, the Banyan Drive Hawaii Redevelopment Agency and the Hawaii County Planning Department are beginning to tweak details for the ambitious long-term project that will renovate one of Hilo’s most recognizable areas.

  • | Posted: Jul 18 2016 - 12:05am

    Astronomers are adding 104 worlds to the ever-growing list of known exoplanets, including four that could be Earth-like.

  • | Posted: Jul 18 2016 - 12:05am

    The Volcano School of Arts &Sciences, a kindergarten to eighth-grade state public charter school, is adding a “blended learning” pilot program next year.

  • | Posted: Jul 18 2016 - 12:05am

    The Volcano School of Arts &Sciences, a kindergarten to eighth-grade state public charter school, is adding a “blended learning” pilot program next year.

  • | Posted: Jul 18 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Janice Palma-Glennie first felt the fiery sting one afternoon as she pulled vines from her trees. She was overcome with pain in a matter of seconds.

  • | Posted: Jul 18 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Janice Palma-Glennie first felt the fiery sting one afternoon as she pulled vines from her trees. She was overcome with pain in a matter of seconds.

  • | Posted: Jul 17 2016 - 12:05am

    If elections were won by money alone, mayoral candidate Wally Lau would be a shoo-in for the top Hawaii County post.

  • | Posted: Jul 17 2016 - 12:05am

    If elections were won by money alone, mayoral candidate Wally Lau would be a shoo-in for the top Hawaii County post.

  • | Posted: Jul 17 2016 - 12:05am

    Lawmakers are expecting a gas tax hike to be on the table again next year following the deferral of major highway improvements, including further widening of Highway 130 in Puna.

  • | Posted: Jul 17 2016 - 12:05am

    Paetyn Gealon has spent the last four weeks learning all about the water cycle. The six-year-old has also made crafts, taken numerous trips around the island and cleaned an ipu — an instrument made from gourds.

  • | Posted: Jul 17 2016 - 12:05am

    Paetyn Gealon has spent the last four weeks learning all about the water cycle. The six-year-old has also made crafts, taken numerous trips around the island and cleaned an ipu — an instrument made from gourds.

  • | Posted: Jul 17 2016 - 12:05am

    Lawmakers are expecting a gas tax hike to be on the table again next year following the deferral of major highway improvements, including further widening of Highway 130 in Puna.

  • | Posted: Jul 16 2016 - 12:05am

    Four candidates for mayor tried to stand out from a crowded field Thursday during a forum that concentrated on the island’s problems of homelessness, poverty and lagging infrastructure.

  • | Posted: Jul 16 2016 - 12:05am

    Passengers diverted to Hilo on Friday morning when smoke was briefly detected in the cabin of their Hawaiian Airlines flight from Sacramento, Calif., to Honolulu were unanimous in their praise of the flight crew’s handling of the potential emergency.

  • | Posted: Jul 16 2016 - 12:05am

    Passengers diverted to Hilo on Friday morning when smoke was briefly detected in the cabin of their Hawaiian Airlines flight from Sacramento, Calif., to Honolulu were unanimous in their praise of the flight crew’s handling of the potential emergency.

  • | Posted: Jul 16 2016 - 12:05am

    Legislation creating the first federal standard for labeling foods containing genetically modified ingredients is on its way to President Barack Obama’s desk.