Hilo Traffic Signal Work, March 20 & 22

DPW Traffic Division announces that the county will be working on the traffic signals at the Haili Street/Keawe Street and Haili Street/Kino‘ole Street intersections.
March 16, 2018 · 0 Comments

Paradise Helicopters CEO Releases Statement in Light of NYC Copter Crash

The CEO of Paradise Helicopters commented on the recent FAA directive on “doors-off” helicopter flights using specific types of passenger harnesses.
March 16, 2018 · 1 Comment

Senate Committee Passes ‘Our Care, Our Choice Act’ Bill

The Hawai‘i Senate Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection and Health today passed House Bill 2739 titled “Our Care, Our Choice Act.”
March 16, 2018 · 3 Comments

Street Closure for St. Joseph Feast Day Celebration

A temporary, one-way traffic pattern will be in effect to accommodate parishioners attending the St. Joseph Feast Day Celebration.
March 16, 2018 · 0 Comments

Ocean View Man Charged with Firearms Offenses

The Hawai‘i Island Police Department reported that an Ocean View man was arrested and charged on Thursday, March 15, 2018, for an array of firearms offenses.
March 16, 2018 · 0 Comments

3 Big Island Students Make Creighton University Dean’s List 

Three students from the Big Island were named to the Fall 2017 Dean's List at Creighton University.
March 16, 2018 · 0 Comments

HI Emergency Management Agency Appoints New Administrator

Retired U.S. Navy Captain Thomas Travis has been appointed to serve as administrator of the Hawai‘i Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA).
March 16, 2018 · 0 Comments

WANTED: HPD Releases Current Bench Warrant List

The Hawai‘i County Police Department has released a current bench warrant list.
March 16, 2018 · 0 Comments

Congress Passes Bill to Expand Long-Term Healthcare Coverage for Veterans

The House of Representatives unanimously passed Sens. Mazie Hirono and Orrin G. Hatch’s State Veterans Home Adult Day Health Care Improvement Act (S. 324).
March 16, 2018 · 0 Comments

Hawai‘i Island Weekend Shoulder Closures

The State of Hawaiʻi DOT and the County of Hawaiʻi Department of Public Works have announced the following temporary shoulder closure on Saturday, March 17.
March 16, 2018 · 0 Comments