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Kaumakani Kauai County Hawaii or Makaweli

Public hearings slated for proposed rules

Residents concerned about new rules that will increase fees at the state’s small boat harbors will be able to comment about the rules during a…

Observatory celebrates two decades of discoveries

From finding exoplanets to observing the collision of neutron stars, the Subaru Telescope atop Maunakea has given its scientists much to boast about during the…

Geologists map lava thickness

A preliminary map released this week by the U.S. Geological Survey shows the thickness of lava flows from Kilauea volcano’s most recent eruption. The eruption…

State and Region briefs for February 22

Typhoon expected to lash Guam with gusty wind, rain HAGATNA, Guam — A growing typhoon in the Pacific was heading toward the Mariana Islands on…

Hilo landfill closer to closure

The state Department of Health is seeking public comment on a draft permit for closure of the Hilo landfill. The permit calls for covering the…

Proposed law could spur industrial hemp industry

The state’s industrial hemp pilot program could become a permanent full program should a state Senate bill pass the Legislature and be signed into law.…

State briefs for February 21

Deputy sheriff shot man while in scuffle at Capitol HONOLULU — Hawaii Public Safety Director Nolan Espinda said a deputy sheriff was in a physical…