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Mainland candidate to take over beleaguered bus system

| | Nov 18 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

HILO — A mainland applicant has accepted an offer to become the county’s mass transit administrator.

  1. | Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — This is probably news to most Big Island tenants, but, according to the federal government, rental costs here have dropped.

  2. | Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — A project to widen 2.8 miles of Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea hit a roadblock Thursday when Hawaii County canceled the bid solicitation after one of the bidders protested the procurement process, claiming it was unfair.

  3. | Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 4:58pm

    KAILUA-KONA — A Kona grand jury has indicted a man accused of sexually abusing a minor more than five years ago.

  4. Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 4:25pm

    During the week of Nov. 6-12, 2017, Hawaii Island police arrested 22 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under the age of 21.

  5. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 2:55pm

    The Kona Coffee Cultural Festival wrapped up on Saturday with the Hoolaulea and Farmers Market Place at Makaeo Pavilion.

  6. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 12:57pm

    HILO — Before it became known as the world’s premier place for astronomy, Maunakea had long inspired reverence.

  7. Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 11:31am

    The victim found inside a Nov. 3 Kailua-Kona house fire has been identified as a Wayne Perry, 53, of Kalaoa, North Kona.

  8. Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 2:49pm

    Hawaii Island police have charged a 29-year-old Pahoa man in connection with a burglary of a vacant business building.

  9. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 10:55am

    KAILUA-KONA — It was only a year ago Savanna Delovio and her family were drowning on dry land. That’s when they found Hawaiian Community Lending.

  10. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — It’s a homecoming of sorts.

  11. | Posted: Nov 12 2017 - 12:05am

    Before it became known as the world’s premier place for astronomy, Maunakea had long inspired reverence.

  12. | Posted: Nov 12 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Angel Pilago spoke Saturday of the silent soldiers encircling his place at the podium— both those listening intently from chairs under the canopy in front of him and those laid to rest beneath the army of fluttering American flags planted in the hallowed grounds of West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery behind him.

  13. | Posted: Nov 11 2017 - 12:05am

    HOLUALOA — For decades, the Scout Oath has obligated boys in scouting to the 12 points of the Scout Law.

  14. | Posted: Nov 11 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — The U.S. Army Garrison, Pohakuloa, is seeking public comments on its plan to manage cultural resources on its 132,000-acre training site tucked in the saddle between Maunakea and Mauna Loa.

  15. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 6:32pm

    Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that Don Zero estimated the West Hawaii veteran population at between 150-170 veterans. In actuality, Zero estimated the VFW membership in West Hawaii at between 150-170 veterans. The population of veterans in West Hawaii numbers in the thousands. It is the policy of West Hawaii Today to promptly correct any incorrect or misleading information as soon as it is brought to the attention of the paper.