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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 3 2017 - 12:11pm

    Uber and Lyft have seemingly taken off since launching on Hawaii Island earlier this year, though some taxi drivers say the ride-hailing companies have hampered local cab business.

  2. | Posted: Nov 3 2017 - 10:56am

    It’s been a year of gaffes for the Department of Water Supply — the department’s latest misstep illustrating perfectly how it just can’t seem to get its arms around West Hawaii’s deep well problems.

  3. | Posted: Nov 3 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — A central sewer system for the Lono Kona neighborhood took a big step forward Thursday when the County Council agreed on maps and a funding plan.

  4. | Posted: Nov 3 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Police charged a 24-year-old Puna man in connection with a Halloween night road-rage incident in Hilo.

  5. | Posted: Nov 3 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Floating through space and coasting among dinosaurs aren’t things someone can do just every day in Kona. But a new attraction at the Kona Inn Shopping Village is making that a reality, or at least, a virtual reality.

  6. | Posted: Nov 2 2017 - 10:22pm

    Editor’s note: This is part 4 in a 4-part series this week introducing the final 8 Hawaii contestants vying for a $25K prize on Saturday.

  7. | Posted: Nov 2 2017 - 10:22pm

    HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige’s administration and Airbnb Inc. are in talks over a private tax agreement that would have the vacation rental company collect taxes from its hosts and then send the money to the state.

  8. Posted: Nov 2 2017 - 10:22pm

    Hawaii Island police arrested four people in connection with a road-rage shooting incident but released three and charged only one.

  9. | Posted: Nov 2 2017 - 10:22pm

    HONOLULU — The driver of a pickup truck that crashed in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, killing one of the truck’s passengers, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter.

  10. | Posted: Nov 2 2017 - 10:27am

    HONOLULU — Opponents of a giant telescope planned for Mauna Kea are appealing the state land board’s approval of the project’s construction permit.

  11. | Posted: Nov 2 2017 - 8:59am

    HILO — Kona Councilman Dru Kanuha wants to save Kahaluu Beach Park from the sea.

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

    KAILUA-KONA — Mayor Harry Kim did not agree with the Hawaii County Department of Water Supply’s decision to keep quiet on the failure of two North Kona deep wells in the first half of October, but he did accept it.

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

    KAILUA-KONA — Four men arrested over the weekend in connection with a robbery and assault investigation decided to waive their preliminary hearings Wednesday afternoon.

  14. | Posted: Nov 1 2017 - 9:37pm

    Editor’s note: This is part 3 in a 4-part series this week introducing the final 8 Hawaii contestants vying for a $25K prize on Saturday.

  15. | Posted: Nov 1 2017 - 5:23pm

    HILO — The recently vacated Keaau Village Market will be replaced by a Longs Drugs location, building permits have revealed.