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As a civil lawsuit alleging a Waimea businessman sexually abused a 12-year-old boy decades ago nears trial, the victim in the case is revealing his identity.
From humble beginnings to an auspicious event, the 13th annual Community Cares fundraiser bids farewell at Saturdays grand finale extravaganza.
Cardiac care continues to be a priority for Hilo Medical Center, and legislation introduced in the state Senate will help expand those services.
The ninth annual Heiva I Hawaii celebration was underway Saturday at Hale Halawai with the Tahitian Dance Competition.
HONOLULU Possession of small amounts of drugs that are considered dangerous would be decriminalized in Hawaii under a proposed bill, potentially reducing the amount of money spent on enforcement.
The Kona tramatic brain injury support group meeting on Wednesday featured the Unmasking Project, with Christel Magallanes LSW, from the State of Hawaii Department of Health, Neurotrauma Supports project. The support group made masks to identify and express feelings associated with their brain injury, through the mediums of paint, markers, crayons, beads and feathers and placed onto blank masks. Each participant also provided a written description of their brain injury and an explanation of the mask.
A Japanese man who traveled to Hawaii earlier this month has since been diagnosed with COVID-19, the newly identified coronavirus that has infected thousands in China and elsewhere around the world, state health officials confirmed Friday.
Emergency warning sirens around the Big Island are operational again after nearly 10% were in need of repair last October.
HONOLULU A man who visited Hawaii was confirmed to have coronavirus when he returned home to Japan, Hawaii officials said Friday.