HONOLULU — Hawaii has released a plan on how it will try to strengthen broadband infrastructure across the state.
HONOLULU — Maui Police Chief Tivoli Faaumu has acknowledged leaving the scene of an accident after hitting a parked motorcycle without stopping in the parking lot of a shopping center.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Health has created a contact tracing team that will perform their duties in languages such as Samoan, Marshallese and Chuukese.
HONOLULU — A Hawaii radio station has pulled two of its DJs off the air after they made insensitive comments about a local musician’s struggle with homelessness and hunger.
WAILUKU — County prosecutors in Maui have declined to file charges against protesters who were arrested after demonstrating at the construction site of a water project that may lie on historic burial grounds.
HONOLULU — Hawaii Gov. David Ige has announced plans to sign an emergency proclamation that would clarify the current statewide mask mandate aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19.
HILO — The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands has removed hundreds of abandoned vehicles from agricultural homestead lots in Hawaii County, officials said.
HONOLULU — The U.S. Navy is planning the first new submarine repair facility at the Pearl Harbor shipyard in Hawaii since World War II.
HILO — A Big Island nonprofit organization has proposed the development of a regular shuttle service to the top of Mauna Kea.
HONOLULU — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has made significant changes to a Honolulu flood control project that would increase costs and add a four-story pump station.
HONOLULU — A Hawaii development partnership plans to take over a stalled project to turn a former movie theater site into a high-rise housing complex.
WAILUKU — Lanai residents will be the first in Hawaii to participate in a pilot project to test a smartphone application that provides notifications of possible COVID-19 exposure.
HONOLULU — A computer error has required the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to conduct a new lottery to choose successful applicants for housing assistance.
HONOLULU — A Hawaii school plans to change its mascot after receiving complaints the name was disrespectful to Native Americans.
HONOLULU — A protest by neighbors of an Oahu housing development has stopped construction crews from completing the subdivision’s drainage project, which demonstrators believe will harm marine wildlife.
HILO — A Hawaii island group has launched an effort to reduce the number of feral rabbits, which the campaigners say are wreaking havoc on yards and burrowing under homes.
HONOLULU — A former Honolulu prosecutor convicted of conspiracy in Hawaii’s biggest corruption case refused to come out of her jail cell to meet with her lawyer.
HONOLULU — Hawaii law enforcement officers have cleared 42 illegal campsites at a Honolulu recreation area before the state hauled away tons of trash, officials said.
HILO — The Hawaii County Council has passed a resolution approving a private property seizure through eminent domain to provide public access to a beach.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources reopened a popular scenic spot on Oahu that has been closed to visitors since the outbreak of the coronavirus.