Hawaii County

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KAILUA-KONA — Vacation rental registrations have been coming in to Hawaii County faster than workers can process them as the county implements a new law.

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U. S. Sen. Mazie Hirono announced on Thursday that the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory will remain on Hawaii Island following a commitment she said she received from the director of the U.S. Geological Survey.

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HILO, Hawaii — Hawaiʻi County has joined a multi-state lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies over opioid addiction and overdoses, according to officials.

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Hawaiʻi County is on track to receive up to $60 million in state funds for recovery efforts from last year’s Kīlauea eruption.

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Big Island County Council members are seeking details about how administrators plan to spend millions in disaster funds resulting from the volcanic eruption last year.