After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Edwin De Luz Trucking & Gravel LLC – a trucking company based in Waimea, Hawaii – has paid $59,888 in back wages and liquidated damages to 12 employees for violating overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The public is invited to offer ideas and comments for the Baldwin Beach Park Master Plan during an open house held by the Department of Parks and Recreation on Wednesday, March 6, at the Kaunoa Senior Center.
A fire on the Hawaii island destroyed a Pahoa home. Officials say, flames broke out shortly after 6 p.m. last night at a home on Wao Kele Road. When crews got there, they found a 2-story structure fully engulfed with a downed power line and 2 50-pound propane tanks venting. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
The Hawaii Department of Transportation is continuing to work on the Pali Highway following multiple landslides that prompted the highway to close Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. The Honolulu bound direction is anticipated to be closed 24/7 through Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. HDOT is working to temporarily open the Kailua bound direction from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. beginning Wednesday, Feb. 20. The area will be monitored during the accessible hours. Emergency vehicles will also be escorted through in the Kailua...
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The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), together with the City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management, will conduct siren testing at the following locations and time between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.