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Hawaii Fire Department personnel were honored for service above and beyond the call of duty at the Daniel R. Sayre Foundation 22nd Annual Awards Ceremony Saturday at the Fairmont Orchid.
HILO Thanks to a new instrument at Gemini Observatory, astronomers have learned more about a planet nearly 2,000 light-years from Earth.
HILO If your internet seems a little faster these days, youre probably not imagining it.
KAILUA-KONA Hawaii County water consumers will have the opportunity to speak out on a proposed increase to the power cost charge.
KAILUA-KONA Big Island educators looking to cool down their students this year have a new way to bring air conditioner units into their overheated classrooms.
MAUNAKEA The demonstrators occupying Maunakea Access Road have thinned to a skeleton crew after the start of the school year, but students and teachers still find time to return to the mountain.
HILO A humorous homespun video about a serious topic is slated to be aired Tuesday at a County Council committee meeting as the legislative body takes its first stab toward making local modifications to the International Energy Conservation Code.
KAILUA-KONA Showing signs of recovery, July brought growth to the visitor industry on Hawaii Island, but not enough to offset previous losses.
HILO A goal without a plan is just a wish.
KAILUA-KONA The Maunakea Access Road is under the control and jurisdiction of state Department of Transportation, the state Attorney General, and the departments of Hawaiian Homelands and Transportation said in a joint statement issued Friday afternoon.
HILO A 25-year-old man who survived a stabbing in his Waikoloa home more than four years ago told a Hilo Circuit Court jury Thursday he was with a friend, watching a computer video of a luxury German performance car, when the friend slashed his throat from behind.
NEW YORK Duane Dog Chapman has had a difficult past year. But following in his wifes example, he presses on.
KAILUA-KONA Longanisa sausage sold in Hawaii is among approximately 4,380 pounds of pork sausage products being recalled to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agricultures Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Friday.
WAILUKU Groups that successfully sued Maui County over its use of injection wells have petitioned the county to withdraw its appeal of the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
KAILUA-KONA Heroic and harrowing stories of rescues performed by Hawaii County Fire Department personnel will be recounted Saturday at the 22nd annual Daniel R. Sayre Memorial Foundation Awards Ceremony.
HILO The second week of enhanced traffic enforcement on Daniel K. Inouye Highway near Maunakea Access Road has netted more citations, arrests and criminal charges than the first week, the Hawaii Police Department said in a statement Thursday.
LIHUE Recent helicopter surveys prompted foresters with the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife to sample 10 dead ohia in two locations within the Lihue-Koloa Forest Reserve. Six trees tested positive for Ceratocystis lukuohia, the more virulent of the two fungal pathogens causing rapid ohia death, the disease killing ohia across the state.