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- Almost 12,000 affordable homes in Hawaii could be lost over next 20 years, study saysby none on February 28, 2024 at 10:05 am
Hawaii is at risk of losing nearly 12, 000 affordable homes over the next two decades, according to a study commissioned by a nonprofit promoting action to prevent such loss.
- Certified global, drink it local: Beer pros place Keeau business among ‘Best New Breweries of the Year’by John Burnett on February 28, 2024 at 10:05 am
A Keaau craft brewery was named by the beer, wine and spirits website Vinepair.com as one of “The 19 Best New Breweries of the Year, According to Beer Pros” for 2023.
- Maui settles COVID hazard pay grievance with police for $13 millionby none on February 28, 2024 at 10:05 am
Less than a month after an arbitrator ruled that thousands of state workers were owed COVID-19 hazard pay for their efforts during the pandemic, the County of Maui settled a grievance with the Maui Police Department for about $13 million.
- Road closures planned for Waipio Valley Roadby Michael Brestovansky on February 28, 2024 at 10:05 am
Road closures are planned for Waipio Valley Road next month as survey work begins in preparation for eventual safety improvements along the treacherous road.
- Legislature tries to play catchup on drone technologyby Michael Brestovansky on February 28, 2024 at 10:05 am
State lawmakers are taking proactive measures to prevent using drones to commit crimes.
- The Oahu resort that’s become a favorite Hollywood film locationby none on February 27, 2024 at 10:05 am
For more than a century, Hawaii has been the chosen location for countless Hollywood movies and TV shows. It’s where dinosaurs roamed in “Jurassic Park,” wealthy guests checked in to “The White Lotus,” and Indiana Jones ran through the jungle in “Raiders of the Lost Ark.”
- Merrie Monarch Festival currently leading in USA Today pollby John Burnett on February 27, 2024 at 10:05 am
The Merrie Monarch Festival is uniquely Hawaiian in nature but of worldwide interest. The festival, held yearly in Hilo, is dedicated to King David Kalakaua, the “Merrie Monarch,” who revived the art of hula — which had been banned after Christian missionaries arrived in Hawaii in the 1820s.
- State measure to help combat invasive two-line spittlebugby none on February 27, 2024 at 10:05 am
The State House of Representatives Committee on Finance took up a measure on Thursday to fund mitigation and control of the two-lined spittlebug, an invasive pest that has destroyed thousands of acres of pasture land on the Big Island.
- Big Island cable market could see fresh faceby Michael Brestovansky on February 27, 2024 at 10:05 am
A new cable provider could be coming to the Big Island.
- Mountain View man accused of soliciting sex from a minorby John Burnett on February 27, 2024 at 10:05 am
A 42-year-old Mountain View man was arrested and charged for sex solicitation after exchanging text messages with an undercover law enforcement officer posing as a teenage girl.