The Dizzy Dragons return to the EK Fernandez Big Island Fair this weekend in Kailua-Kona. The fair opens today and runs through Sunday at the south end of Old Kona Airport Park. The event promises not only rides but also a carnival atmosphere that will include games, food booths, entertainment and for the first time, RoboCars life-sized transforming robot vehicles. There also are several entertainment acts slated during the fair. Hours are 6-11:30 p.m. today and Friday, noon-11:30 p.m. Saturday and noon-10 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit ekfernandezshows.com.
A 22-year-old Puna woman repeatedly punched a 52-year-old Laupahoehoe woman in the head and face and stole the womans car, plus the personal property inside the vehicle, according to court documents filed by police.
The county Department of Public Works said Wednesday the traffic signal light on Alii Drive at the entrance to Keauhou Shopping Center in Kona will be adjusted for timing and phasing between 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, weather permitting.
State Sen. Lorraine Inouye fired off a letter to Gov. David Ige and others — her second in a two-week span — urging something be done to end the blockade of Maunakea Access Road by activists protesting the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide an update on the Waiakea and Palai stream flood control study during a community meeting from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, in the Hilo Municipal Golf Course Multipurpose Room.