Hawaii Tribune-Herald
County sues Puakea Ranch
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:05:00 +0000

Hawaii County is suing a Hawi vacation rental ranch following more than two years of neighbor complaints about weddings, concerts and events being hosted there without a permit.

Man convicted of killing sister-in-law seeks parole again
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:05:00 +0000

KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii Paroling Authority this month will take up another request for parole by a South Kona man convicted of killing his sister-in-law more than a decade ago.

Ige appoints new chiefs for 2 agencies
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:05:00 +0000

Gov. David Ige selected new leaders for the state Board of Agriculture and state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism.

Group buys 55 calves from Big Island Dairy in effort to find them forever homes
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:05:00 +0000

As Kinsey Heinrichs opened the gate to Magical Creatures of Hamakua Animal Rescue and Sanctuary on this bright Wednesday morning, three calves followed behind her like eager puppies.

State lawmakers talk minimum wage hike as session opens
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:05:00 +0000

HONOLULU — Lawmakers gathering for the first day of a new legislative session said Wednesday they will consider raising the state’s minimum wage.

First medical marijuana dispensary on Big Isle open for business
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:05:00 +0000

Thirty patients lined up Wednesday morning to await the opening of the first medical marijuana dispensary on the Big Island.

Schatz highlights struggles of Hilo couple to implore US Senate colleagues to reopen the gov’t
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:05:00 +0000

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, a Hawaii Democrat, called for an end to the federal government shutdown from the Senate floor Wednesday by sharing the story of a Hilo couple first featured Jan. 13 in the Tribune-Herald.

Shutdown might upend State of the Union speech
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:05:00 +0000

WASHINGTON — A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his Jan. 29 State of the Union speech. She cited concerns about whether the hobbled government can provide adequate security, but Republicans cast her move as a ploy to deny Trump the stage.

State and Region briefs for January 17
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:05:00 +0000

Sub museum begins $20M update project

Keaau man dies in Kona traffic crash
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:40:00 +0000

Police say a 30-year-old Keaau man died early this morning after a single-vehicle crash late last night in South Kona.