Mayor Billy Kenoi is asking the Hawaii County Council to extend free countywide bus service for another year.
Lawmakers are considering a special session to end furlough Fridays
The state Senate is responding to the school furloughs by forming a committee.
The Honolulu City Council last night voted 5-3 to approve a bill designed to shield owner-occupants from larger property tax increases by creating a new category just for them.
Is it still “public access” if it goes through privately owned property?
New bed-and-breakfasts would be allowed up to a certain number, with other restrictions in place aimed at preventing communities from losing a residential feel, under a proposal advanced by the City Council.
Habitat-restoration biologists in August discovered more rats on Lehua, an uninhabited island near Ni‘ihau, and plans are to eradicate the feral animals within two to three weeks, a federal spokesperson said Tuesday.
A dentists convention, a string of Japanese holidays and deep discounts on hotel rooms helped propel Hawaii to its third consecutive month of growing visitor arrivals in September.
Inmates, families linked