Big Island

Hawaii county council comes out against PLDC →

Erin Miller, reporting for West Hawaii Today:

Overwhelming testimony supporting a resolution asking the state to abolish the Public Land Development Corp. preceded the Hawaii County Council’s Planning Committee’s unanimous favorable vote on the measure Tuesday morning.
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DLNR revoking Hawaii Pack and Paddle permit →

After the tragic death of a customer, the Hawaii Island company could lose its access to the Cook Memorial More at West Hawaii Today » Read More »

Image preview State considering reopening Kulani prison →

About 1,700 Hawaii prisoners are now housed in private mainland prisons. Abercrombie pledged in December to bring them back to Hawaii in the wake of a Circuit Court lawsuit on behalf of 18 Hawaii inmates who alleged they were beaten and their families threatened after a guard at Saguaro Correctional Center in Eloy, Ariz., suffered injuries while trying to quell a fight.
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7 Races Determined by < 300 votes →
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One vote never made a difference? More at Office of Elections » Read More »

Pahoa shopping center seeks community input →

...The proposed shopping center is intended to “reflect the history of Pahoa town,” but to accomplish that goal, Pahoa residents will be asked to submit recommendations.
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Hilo station dumps Limbaugh →

In case you missed it. More at Disappeared News »

Big Island principal abruptly leaves; community organizes to bring him back
John Colson and students
Photo courtesy of Waimea Middle School
Flash Flood Watch issued for Oahu, Molokai, Maui, and Hawaii Island through Wednesday
Comment: OHA needs to hear its beneficiaries before making deals with the State
On Monday, November 29, volunteers pose for a photo on the steps of ʻIolani Palace following a joint effort to transfer the text of thousands of Hawaiian Language newspapers online. Courtesy Photo
BOE member Brian De Lima to speak at Hawaii Island education forum