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- Woman dies after strange automobile mishapby none on August 16, 2022 at 7:38 pm
Police say a Hawaiian Paradise Park woman died Monday night in what appears to be a bizarre automobile mishap.
- Trying to spark interest: Cost of Government Commission finding departmental feedback a challengeby none on August 16, 2022 at 10:05 am
With just three months before they’re required by the county charter to present a report to the County Council and mayor, some members of the Cost of Government Commission reported Thursday they’re having a hard time drumming up interest from some county departments and boards and commissions.
- 3 Big Island teachers vie for top awardby none on August 16, 2022 at 10:05 am
Three Big Island teachers were selected by the state Department of Education as finalists for the 2023 Teacher of the Year award.
- Japanese center to reopen with new exhibitby none on August 16, 2022 at 10:05 am
The Hawaii Japanese Center in Hilo will be opening its doors for regular visiting hours for the first time in more than two years and will be presenting its first permanent exhibit.
- Utility seeks extension of water rightsby Michael Brestovansky on August 16, 2022 at 10:05 am
Despite opposition from the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, Hawaiian Electric has an opportunity to extend its rights to keep generating power on Wailuku River.
- 2022: A deadly year on Big Island roads, so farby John Burnett on August 16, 2022 at 10:05 am
Eight-and-a-half months into 2022 the Island of Hawaii is on the cusp of equaling, or perhaps even eclipsing the number of traffic fatalities for all of 2021.
- July drier than normal for much of the islandby John Burnett on August 16, 2022 at 10:05 am
It was a dry July in Hawaii County, despite a brief uptick in rain brought by the remnant of the former Tropical Cyclone Bonnie and the passing of Tropical Storm Darby south of the Big Island.
- EPA study on sunscreens soughtby none on August 15, 2022 at 10:05 am
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine calls for the Environmental Protection Agency to conduct a risk assessment of the active ingredients found in sunscreens to understand their impact on ocean environments.
- Judge releases redacted document from Ireland caseby John Burnett on August 15, 2022 at 10:05 am
Hilo Circuit Judge Peter Kubota has released a redacted version of a document apparently related to post-conviction DNA testing performed in the Dana Ireland murder case.
- Extension frustration: Bill seeks to curb automatic rezoning time extensionsby none on August 15, 2022 at 10:05 am
A bill proposed by North Kona Councilman Holeka Inaba aims to address a common complaint among West Hawaii residents that developers’ rezoning applications, once approved, get numerous time extensions without regard to how conditions and infrastructure may have changed in the intervening five, 10 or even 25 years.