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Big Island: Incumbent’s Surprise Withdrawal Opens Up Council Race

The departure leaves two newcomers who emphasize agriculture and sustainability facing off for the seat.

Big Island Police Officer Fatally Shot; Suspect Sought

UPDATED: Off-duty officers and some who returned to work from vacation and days off join the the manhunt.

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Campaign Corner: Why We Need David Tarnas Back In The Legislature

Campaign Corner: Why We Need David Tarnas Back In The Legislature

The state House candidate’s skills and unique expertise are vitally important.

Campaign Corner: Reports Show Who’s Serious In OHA Races Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Campaign Corner: Reports Show Who’s Serious In OHA Races

A candidate for Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustee says the latest fundraising totals tell a lot about who’s a reformer and who isn’t.

No Time Like The Present To Revitalize Hilo Cory Lum/Civil Beat

No Time Like The Present To Revitalize Hilo

Recently signed legislation will improve Banyan Drive and the industrial area, as well as boosting astronomy.

Campaign Corner: Housing Shortage Demands Emergency Response Courtesy: Duane Kurisu

Campaign Corner: Housing Shortage Demands Emergency Response

Building low-cost affordable homes on government-owned land can greatly reduce prices.