Waiaka Stream Bridge project gains traction

A state senator who served as transportation chairwoman in this year’s legislative session and a Department of Transportation spokeswoman say a long-stalled project to replace the Waiaka Stream Bridge is moving forward.

Opposing TMT

Opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope wave signs Friday along Kamehameha Avenue near the King Kamehameha statue in Hilo.

Police to undergo re-accreditation

The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, CALEA, will visit Hawaii Island as part of re-accreditation process for the Hawaii Police Department.

Police arrest 21 for DUI

During the week of July 1-7, Hawaii Island police arrested 21 motorists for DUI. Five of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Two of the drivers were under the age of 21.