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HONOLULU Its no surprise that rent in Hawaii is higher than in most other states in the nation.
HILO Two vehicle detailers from the Big Island will be at Seattles Museum of Flight for a week starting today. Their prestigious mission detail several historic aircraft, including a Boeing 707-120 that served four presidents as Air Force One.
HILO Despite a waiting list of more than 2,000 applications some going back nine years Hawaii County hasnt built any new affordable housing units since 2017.
HILO June was a mixed bag, weather-wise, for the Big Island, with three gauges in windward North Hawaii posting their lowest June totals on record and two Kau spots posting unusually high rainfall totals.
HONOLULU The National Park Service says one of its law enforcement officers was involved in a shooting with the occupant of a stolen vehicle.
HAPUNA BEACH The life of a beach lifeguard probably isnt as glamorous or dramatic as Baywatch, but lifeguards presence on the beach and responses to life-and-death situations are vital in a state surrounded by water.
The Hawaii Fire Department is responsible for several types of first response on the Big Island, including firefighting, emergency medical services and lifeguards on the islands public beaches.
In the past year, Hawaii Islands police and fire departments have suffered the tragic and senseless loss of one of their own.
WAIKOLOA BEACH RESORT The ballroom at the Hilton Waikoloa Village was filled Friday with an energy that could only come from nearly 500 keiki performing for family and friends.
HONOLULU A man whose behavior on a Hawaiian Airlines flight to South Korea forced it to return to Honolulu has been ordered to pay the air carrier more than $172,000.
KAILUA-KONA A 63-year-old Mountain View man is facing various drug and weapon charges following a traffic stop Tuesday in Hilo.
KAILUA-KONA Genki Sushi at Kona Commons reopened at 4 p.m. Friday, more than a month after state health officials shuttered the eatery after confirming complaints of cockroaches being seen inside the restaurant.
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