The Honolulu City Council Zoning Committee took up the contentious issue of short-term vacation rentals once again Thursday, approving an amended bill that includes some concessions to opponents of the measure. But as HPR’s Scott Kim reports, many owners of vacation units say the bill is still unnecessary because the city already has an ordinance to deal with the issue.
There's been a lot of news and information about water contamination from a leak at the Navy Red Hill fuel storage facility on Oʻahu. These are the recent developments you need to know.
A judge is allowing the same attorney to represent Honolulu and three police officers in a lawsuit by the family of a 16-year-old who was shot and killed last year.
State officials say the new Aloha Stadium will meet the community's needs, regardless of whether professional sports come to the state.
Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi has named a new director to coordinate initiatives addressing homelessness on Oahu. Trish La Chica has been named executive director of the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Homelessness. She officially starts on Jan. 24.
The University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents approved a new master plan Thursday for its land on Maunakea — land highly coveted by astronomers and held sacred by some Native Hawaiians. HPR’s Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi reports the new plan limits the number of telescopes to nine.
The phone number — 1-800-232-0233 — follows the launch earlier this week of a federal website to order the tests.
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