For the second wet season in a row, Hawaii is in a La Nina weather cycle, and the National Weather Service is forecasting above-average rainfall for the season.
“So far, we’re going ahead.”
CORRECTION: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated the vote of the court was unanimous. It was not. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.
An environmental assessment of a flood-control project of the Waiakea and Palai streams in Hilo was released Friday with a finding of no significant impact.
A final environmental assessment released Friday has a finding of no significant impact for a proposed affordable housing project of up to 90 units for seniors and families in Hilo.
Rainfall totals in the Hamakua, North Hilo, South Hilo, Puna and South Kona districts were mostly near- to above-average for September, according to the monthly precipitation summary prepared by the National Weather Service in Honolulu.
The Windward Planning Commission voted 4-1 Thursday to forward a favorable recommendation to the state Land Use Commission to grant a special permit for Connections New Century Public Charter School to build a campus on about 70 acres of agricultural-zoned state land in Hilo.
By JOHN BURNETT
The University of Hawaii is hosting what it calls a “virtual public forum” in which the public can ask questions via email about UH’s draft Maunakea Master Plan.
A 45-year-old Hilo man pleaded guilty Wednesday to the repeated sexual assault of a minor between September 2011 and October 2017.
A 39-year-old Hilo man accused of attempted first-degree murder will be held in Hawaii Community Correctional Center without bail for now.
County Prosecutor Kelden Waltjen said Wednesday his office will file a motion requesting reconsideration of a judge’s order to grant court-supervised release without monetary bail to a defendant in a felony sexual assault case.
A 32-year-old Molokai man accused of twice punching a flight attendant on a Sept. 23 Hawaiian Airlines flight from Honolulu to Hilo will remain in the Federal Detention Center in Honolulu without bail, at least for now.
CORRECTION: Eric Hayashi died Aug. 8, 2020. A previous version of this story erroneously stated he died this year. In addition, according to family, Tabitha Tomori is a hanai daughter, contrary to information received from the Hawaii Firefighters Association website, which was printed in the previous version. The Tribune-Herald regrets the errors.
The final environmental assessment was published last week for a public library in Pahoa.
A 32-year-old man accused of twice punching a flight attendant on a Thursday morning flight from Honolulu to Hilo made his initial appearance Monday in U.S. District Court in Honolulu.