An attempt to address pesticide disclosure at a statewide level will be heard today before the House Committee on Agriculture.
KAILUA-KONA — The recently approved House budget proposal, which state representatives sent to the Senate on Tuesday, includes nearly $361 million in capital improvement project funding for Hawaii Island, the lion’s share of which would prioritize upgrades to roads and airports.
Enter the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center on Tuesday morning, and the tangy smell of sea life would probably hit your nostrils almost immediately.
County Council members are considering moving oversight of the Hawaii Island Humane Society from the Police Department to the mayor’s office or Finance Department to give the council more say over the nonprofit’s costs and procedures.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Honolulu has settled one of three civil lawsuits that allege a prominent retired Big Island priest sexually molested teenage boys decades ago, according to the attorney for the plaintiffs in the cases.
Mar 20 2017 - 2:38am
HONOLULU — Growing up in Washington state, Douglas Chin says he was the stereotypical “smart Chinese kid that got straight As.” His parents taught him not to stick out too much and used to say “don’t poke the lion.”
Mar 20 2017 - 1:39am
KAILUA-KONA — Kamehameha Schools remains in a holding pattern as it awaits approval of permits that will allow the organization to move forward with the removal of the Keauhou Beach Hotel, making way for a project-based educational complex dubbed Kahaluu Makai.
Mar 19 2017 - 12:05am
The state Department of Transportation’s response to Hawaii County’s request for release of $15 million appropriated for Puna roads could be summed up in two words — nice try.
Hawaii County plans to paint new lines on a portion of Highway 130 to provide four lanes of traffic around the clock, said Public Works Director Frank De Marco.
Mar 19 2017 - 12:05am
Janet Hamada, right, dances with recreation direction Stacyn Lopez on Saturday evening during the Spring Fling Dance at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home in Hilo. The dance was the result of a partnership with the Hilo Elks Lodge and a Gratitude Grant from the Elks National Foundation. Big Island Ballroom Dance Club members also attended to help get residents into the swing of dancing.