Commission sees election success in all-mail balloting

Despite a 2020 general election when some Oahu polls closed almost four hours late and some Hilo voters spent three hours in line, the state Elections Commission is sending the Legislature a rosy review in its required biennial evaluation of the conduct of the election.

Preliminary hearing set for Hilo burglary suspect

A 34-year-old Hilo man facing numerous burglary and theft charges is accused of stealing groundskeeping tools valued at almost $6,000 from a storage room at Wong Stadium as well as more than $20,000 worth of items from lockers at a nearby commercial self-storage facility, according to court documents filed by police.

DHHL seeks beneficiary feedback on casino proposal

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands opened a public comment period for beneficiaries on a draft legislative proposal to authorize a resort and casino on Hawaiian Home lands designated for commercial use in Kapolei, Oahu.

Ige appointee called for his impeachment

Gov. David Ige’s appointee to the District 1 state Senate seat pushed for Ige’s impeachment less than a year and a half ago through a change.org petition she posted on her public Facebook page.