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Top Story: The Big Brothers-Big Sisters youth mentoring project will close its Hawaii Island programs at the end of this month.
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Youth mentoring opportunities on the Big Island are being diminished with the closing of Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii Island programs at the end of the month.
Hawaiian Electric recently reported its use of renewable energy in 2019 increased over 2018 despite the lack of geothermal and lower wind energy production.
HONOLULU The grandmother of a former Honolulu deputy city prosecutor who was at the center of a federal corruption case has died.
A search is ongoing for two fishermen who apparently were swept off the shore Wednesday night on Big Island.
A lawsuit was filed Thursday against the state contending that several state departments have violated their duties by using the Maunakea Access Road without the consent of native Hawaiians.
HONOLULU The Hawaii Department of Education has launched a new program allowing teachers to live in military rental housing, an official said.
For 20 years, Tommy Kahikina Ching has been on a mission to feed the hungry on our island.
Delays in getting archaeological plan reviews from the State Historic Preservation Division have added years to the construction of Hawaii County projects, but county planning officials are skeptical a bill currently making its way through the Legislature is the answer.
HONOLULU Honolulu requested proposals from private organizations interested in providing managed, fee-based access to its famed Haiku Stairs.
Hawaii Island Police are searching for a 24-year-old Oregon woman who was reported missing.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo is seeking from the Legislature this year funds for eight full-time equivalent positions and operating funds to support educational and cultural programming at Halepohaku, the Maunakea Visitor Information Station and Imiloa Astronomy Center.
A particularly vigorous thunderstorm moving off shore brought a spectacular lightning show to East Hawaii skies Monday night.