Puna Geothermal Venture said it will answer questions Wednesday about a Public Utilities Commission decision putting a power purchase agreement on hold.
Mayor Mitch Roth says Mark Van Pernis has disrupted public business. Most recently, Van Pernis raised questions about a Roth appointee.
The Hawaii County Council deferred action on a bill to ban most pedestrians on the Waipio Valley Road, but residents believe a compromise may be near.
Opponents say closing the road would prevent people from using public lands.
While tourism-fueled businesses struggle from tighter travel restrictions, the housing market has remained healthy and aquaculture continues to grow.
Voters also chose County Council members and decided the fate of numerous charter amendments.
Jack’s Diving Locker has been using federal relief money to provide free summer camps to kids. The tourism reopening may be just in the nick of time.
Ikaika Marzo and Mitch Roth have different levels of experience and diverging views on TMT.