Entries by Tiffany Edwards Hunt

Hawaii News — Human Remains Found; Police Seek Help Involving Jessica Urbina Disappearance

(Media release) —Hawaii Island police are renewing their request for information about a Canadian woman who was reported missing in 2001. Jessica Urbina from Montreal, Quebec, came to Hawaii on vacation in November 2000, when she was 21 years old. She was reported missing to the Honolulu Police Department in 2001. She was described as […]

Hawaii News — Supreme Court Reverses Connections School Employee’s Ethics Code Violations

This morning, the Hawaii State Supreme Court issued its decision reversing the Hawaii State Ethics Commission’s finding that Eric Boyd, from Connections Charter School in Hilo, violated the State Code of Ethics for purchases made in 2007.  In 2010, the State Ethics Commission charged Eric Boyd with 26 counts of violating the State Ethics Code.  […]

Local Politics — Wally Lau To Run For Mayor

(Media release) — Hawaii County Managing Director Wally Lau today resigned his position and announced he is running for mayor of Hawaii County. Lau has helped manage the daily operations of the Hawaii County administration for the past seven years, as deputy managing director and managing director. His next step forward in a career of […]

Hawaii News — Sen. Gilbert Kahele Is Dead At 73

(Media release) — It is with heavy heart and great sadness that the Hawai‘i State Senate reports the passing of Senator Gilbert Kahele, Senator of the First Senatorial District. Surrounded by his loving family, Sen. Gil Kahele passed peacefully at 7:55 a.m. surrounded by family at Queens Medical Center. Senate President Ronald D. Kouchi issued […]