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KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii County Environmental Management Commission last week resolved that the county should exceed goals and policies of the federal Clean Water Act regarding wastewater discharge rather than merely comply with the letter of the law. But transforming intention into reality in ...
Kucharski said if the decision holds it likely will impact the way Hawaii County, as well as much of the rest of the country, treats its wastewater discharge. However, he added that the state Department of Health determines standards for effluent and Hawaii County has continuously complied with those ...

A line of showers is moving across the state, with the heaviest showers falling over Kauai on Monday morning and Maui and Molokai at night. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Maui and all of Molokai until 9:45 p.m.. Radar showed heavy rain ...
The migration trend for Hawaii County, on the other hand, is going in the opposite direction. From 2010 through 2017, the island saw a net average annual increase of 753 people through domestic migration — the highest in the state. International migration added 635 people on average each year.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii County's unemployment rate declined slightly during February, according to data released Thursday by the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations. The Big Island's jobless rate dropped to 2.1 percent last month, down from 2.3 percent in January. In February 2017, the ...
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii County on Tuesday closed Camp Kikaha in the Old Kona Industrial Area, a temporary homeless encampment located adjacent to HOPE Services Hawaii in Kailua-Kona, after operating the site for more than seven months. Lance Niimi, an executive assistant to Mayor Harry Kim ...

Hawaii County officials broke down a collection of tents, tarps and cots known as Camp Kikaha in Kailua-Kona Tuesday due to safety concerns. Hawaii Island Mayor Harry Kim set up the camp last August under an emergency proclamation when the county cleared 68 people from an illegal homeless camp ...
Hawaii County Will Not Handle Case of Missing Drug Evidence. The Hawaii County Prosecutor's Office will not handle the case of a police officer accused of taking drug evidence because the office has identified conflicts with the investigation. March 22, 2018, at 2:27 a.m.. Hawaii County Will Not Handle Case of Missing ...
Kim called Gov. David Ige on Friday to request an emergency proclamation that would allow Hawaii County to waive the need for an environmental assessment (EA) at Village 9 before establishing emergency shelter units of some type on 4-5 acres of the county's 15-acre plot of land there. ADVERTISING ...
HONOLULU (KHON2) - Illegal drugs are missing from the evidence room of the Hawaii County Police Department, and the person of interest is someone within the department. We wanted to know what steps are taken to make sure evidence is safe? The evidence room is generally considered one of the ...

The County of Hawaii Island is asking the public to report any discarded syringes or needles to the Hawaii Police Department. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. There's a form posted on the county website where residents can report the discarded hazardous materials. The county stresses that no one besides ...
We need a serious house cleaning from top to bottom in government. Come on people! We deserve better, but everyone needs to be pro-active and vote! Perhaps then we could elect some folks with new ideas and management styles, and get something done. West Hawaii County is long, long overdue…
The Hawaii County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is part of a national program that since 1971 has connected older adults looking to volunteer with local organizations to meet community needs. It's been active on the Big Island since '72. RSVP falls under the auspices of the Senior Corps program, ...
(BIVN) – Three candidates have been named as finalists to fill a 5-year appointment to one of two Hawaiʻi County seats on the University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents. On Tuesday, the university announced that the UH Candidate Advisory Council sent the names of former councilman Pete Hoffmann, ...
HAWAII ISLAND - Councilmembers on Wednesday set aside a proposed bill that would enact a one-half percent General Excise Tax surcharge on the Big Island. Public Speaks Out On Proposed GE Tax Surcharge (Feb. 21, 2018). Info. Shopping. Tap to unmute. If playback doesn't begin shortly, ...
HONOLULU, Hawai'i - A bill that would increase Hawai'i Island's TAT revenues from $19,158,000 to $31,248,000 passed an important committee on Thursday. (BIVN) – Three counties will get a big increase in their share of revenue from the Transient Accommodations Tax, or TAT, under a bill that was ...
Former Hawaii County mayor Billy Kenoi announced in a Facebook post Thursday he is battling a rare, aggressive cancer. Kenoi said in the post he was diagnosed in late 2015 with myelofibrosis, an uncommon type of chronic leukemia which causes excessive scar tissue to form in the bone marrow and ...


 

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