UH-Hilo enrollment down for spring semester

Enrollment at the University of Hawaii at Hilo has continued its decline, with spring semester student populations down 3.3 percent compared to last spring, according to enrollment numbers shared online this week.

Special purpose revenue bonds eyed for Kona Jet Center

KAILUA-KONA — The Senate Committee on Ways and Means will consider a bill Tuesday morning that would authorize the issuance of up to $50 million in special-purpose revenue bonds to assist in the development of the Kona Jet Center at the south end of the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole.

Lava recovery meeting set

State Rep. Joy San Buenaventura will host a community meeting Saturday on recovery efforts related to last year’s Kilauea eruption. The meeting is from 1-3 p.m. at Pahoa Community Center, 15-3022 Kauhale St.

Council members file financial disclosures

The island’s newest County Council members are finding the job takes more time than they expected, and the three freshmen have mostly put aside their former occupations to channel their energy into their government work.