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Mainland candidate to take over beleaguered bus system

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

  1. | Posted: Dec 18 2013 - 1:00am

    WASHINGTON — Year-end legislation to ease Congress’ chronic budget brinkmanship and soften across-the-board spending cuts moved to the cusp of final passage Tuesday, a rare display of Senate bipartisanship that masked strong Republican complaints about slicing into military retirement benefits.

  2. | Posted: Dec 18 2013 - 1:00am

    The Hawaii County Council took no action on a proposed ad hoc committee regarding genetically modified crops Tuesday after finding little need to continue the discussion on the controversial topic following the adoption of a bill restricting their use last month.

  3. | Posted: Dec 18 2013 - 1:00am

    It is official: North Hawaii Community Hospital is now part of The Queen’s Health Systems.

  4. | Posted: Dec 18 2013 - 1:00am

    Concessions by the developer of the luxury Kohala Kai subdivision in response to public concerns weren’t enough reassurance Tuesday for the County Council Finance Committee, which voted unanimously to postpone acceptance of a public shoreline easement to give the developer time to meet once more with the community.

  5. | Posted: Dec 17 2013 - 9:48am

    A new pharmacy school building for the University of Hawaii at Hilo, a potable water well for the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority and several other Big Island projects are included in the supplemental budget released Monday by Gov. Neil Abercrombie.

  6. Posted: Dec 17 2013 - 1:00am

    Police arrest 40 for suspected DUIs

  7. | Posted: Dec 17 2013 - 1:00am

    A psychologist appointed by the court to evaluate a double-homicide suspect and determine his fitness to stand trial said Monday he believes the defendant is either faking or exaggerating symptoms of mental illness.

  8. | Posted: Dec 17 2013 - 1:00am

    For anyone who has gazed upon the fiery glow of Kilauea, or relaxed in the steam caves and hot ponds along its east rift zone, it’s clear the Big Island hosts one of the most geologically active places on earth.

  9. | Posted: Dec 17 2013 - 1:00am

    A psychologist appointed by the court to evaluate a double-homicide suspect and determine his fitness to stand trial said Monday he believes the defendant is either faking or exaggerating symptoms of mental illness.

  10. | Posted: Dec 17 2013 - 1:00am

    For anyone who has gazed upon the fiery glow of Kilauea, or relaxed in the steam caves and hot ponds along its east rift zone, it’s clear the Big Island hosts one of the most geologically active places on earth.

  11. Posted: Dec 16 2013 - 1:00am

    A Hawaii Montessori student performs at the 14th annual Winterfest at Hale Halawai on Saturday. Laura Shimabuku/Special to West Hawaii Today

  12. | Posted: Dec 16 2013 - 1:00am

    When Sarah Fryer entered the waters off Hapuna Beach Thursday, the 28-year-old stay-at-home mother from Washington was continuing on an inward journey — one that forced her to stretch beyond preconceived limits, work things out with newly found focus, and imagine new possibilities.

  13. | Posted: Dec 16 2013 - 1:00am

    When Sarah Fryer entered the waters off Hapuna Beach Thursday, the 28-year-old stay-at-home mother from Washington was continuing on an inward journey — one that forced her to stretch beyond preconceived limits, work things out with newly found focus, and imagine new possibilities.

  14. | Posted: Dec 15 2013 - 1:00am

    Members of East Hawaii’s Filipino community gathered at the Edith Kanaka‘ole Multipurpose Stadium on Saturday to welcome the Christmas season, as well as to revel in their shared cultural traditions, in a barangay, or village-style, celebration.

  15. | Posted: Dec 15 2013 - 1:00am

    What a difference 30 years can make.