A Big Island firefighter has pleaded guilty to lying to a federal grand jury in the fraud and corruption case against the former Honolulu police chief and a deputy prosecutor.
The Federal Communications Commission is adopting a new rule to boost the reliability of emergency alerts after Hawaii earlier this year mistakenly sent warnings to cellphones and broadcasters that a ballistic missile was heading for the state.
Construction shouldn’t be prohibited in lava zones without compensating property owners for the lost use of their lands, Big Island Mayor Harry Kim said.
A Hawaii appeals court ruling that a bed and breakfast discriminated against a couple by denying a room to two women because they’re gay will stand after the state’s high court declined to take up the case.
Maluhia Road from Kaumualii Highway to the Ala Kinoiki (Koloa bypass road) junction will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday for a cleanup. This is to allow community groups to conduct the annual cleanup of the road in preparation for Koloa Plantation Days. To participate, call 742-7444.
The Japanese Type 12 surface-to-ship missile, SSM12, didn’t launch when it was supposed to on Thursday during a historic multi-domain exercise at Pacific Missile Range Facility.