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Accessed on 09 September 2019, 1435 UTC, Post 19494.
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HONOLULU Hundreds of vehicles began leaving Maunalua Bay in Hawaii Kai at 9 a.m. Sunday, with people shouting ku kiai mauna as they headed toward Maili.
Rain, no vog appear to be helping Kona coffee crop, though diseases and labor shortage present challenges
KAILUA-KONA A combination of above-average rainfall and vog-free skies appears to have set up Kona coffee farmers for a better season this year, but a couple challenges are cropping up.
KAILUA-KONA If I had to pick one thing I love most about Kona, it would be the water.
HILO Mass Transit Administrator Brenda Carreira is asking the County Council to fast-track approval for a three-year contract for Hele-On bus service, although she doesnt plan to disclose the vendor or the contract amount until after the matter is approved.
NORTH KOHALA Curiously, there has never been a traditional tattoo festival on the Big Island or even in the state of Hawaii.
KAILUA-KONA Hunter Patterson wanted to end his time at West Hawaii Explorations Academy last year on a high note.
HILO Two Maunakea Observatories Support Services vehicles were apparently vandalized last weekend while parked in Hilo.
Authorities are in the process this morning of tearing down an unpermitted structure along Daniel K. Inouye Highway near Puuhuluhulu.
WAILUKU Environmental groups that sued over a Hawaii countys use of injection wells have testified before county officials who will decide whether to continue an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, officials said.
KAILUA-KONA An update is being provided on the cause of death of 66-year-old Jenny Diaz of Pahoa who was found unresponsive following a June 15 single-vehicle crash that occurred on Government Beach Road, 2.8 miles South of Kahakai Boulevard.
HONOLULU Maui correctional officers were met with a stack of Hurt Feelings Report forms when they showed up for work this week at the Maui Community Correctional Center a joke that isnt going over well six months after a major riot broke out at the jail.
KAILUA-KONA Big Island schools have been back in session for a month, and already cases of influenza are being reported among the student population and staff members.
Hawaii County Police released the number of citations issued on Daniel K. Inouye Highway from Aug. 29 to Sept. 5.