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- Big Island goat problem worsensby Michael Brestovansky on November 20, 2023 at 10:05 am
As drought conditions continue in West Hawaii, state officials are searching for ways to mitigate the impacts of wild goats.
- ‘It’s a huge punch in the gut’: Surf school lottery ends with three of four permits awarded to one ownerby none on November 20, 2023 at 10:05 am
Emotions were running high Friday at Makaeo Pavilion as the Department of Land and Natural Resources held a lottery to determine which four surf schools could operate at Kahalu‘u Beach.
- ‘Imiloa unveils new state-of-the-art planetarium projection systemby none on November 20, 2023 at 10:05 am
The ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo has upgraded its planetarium.
- Philippines leader Marcos’ visit to Hawaii boosts US-Philippines bond and recalls family historyby none on November 20, 2023 at 10:05 am
HONOLULU — Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is meeting with senior U.S. military leaders and members of Hawaii’s large Filipino community this weekend in a visit steeped in geopolitical and personal significance for the leader, but also drawing small protests from a younger generation of Filipinos who point to the actions of his dictator father who died in exile in Hawaii.
- Changes afoot for popular Hilo Christmas tree fundraiserby none on November 19, 2023 at 10:05 am
After 73 years, the Hilo Y’s Men and Women’s Club of Hilo has passed its traditional Christmas tree sale onto the Island of Hawaii YMCA.
- PGV nears maximum outputby none on November 19, 2023 at 10:05 am
The Puna Geothermal Venture power plant is nearly back to full capacity.
- Pay hikes of more than 22% recommended for county administratorsby John Burnett on November 19, 2023 at 10:05 am
Top county executives could be in line for significant pay raises come Jan. 1.
- Honua Ola sues Hawaiian Electric for $1Bby John Burnett on November 19, 2023 at 10:05 am
Honua Ola Bioenergy is seeking more than $1 billion in damages from Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc., claiming in federal court that the electric utility has used monopolistic measures to keep Honua Ola’s completed but idle biomass power plant from going online.
- First responders honored in wake of repeated wildfiresby none on November 17, 2023 at 10:05 am
WAIMEA — The same day as four wildfires sparked on Maui, including the Lahaina fire, firefighters were also battling seven hurricane wind-driven fires on Hawaii Island.
- County Council passes bill easing requirements for PV systemsby Michael Brestovansky on November 17, 2023 at 10:05 am
Homeowners will be able to install solar power systems more easily under a new bill passed Wednesday by the Hawaii County Council.