The stay-at-home order given by Governors David Ige on 25 March has resulted in fewer drunk drivers on our roads.
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Gov. David Ige’s stay-at-home order issued on March 25 because of the COVID-19 pandemic was followed by five weeks of single-digit drunken driving arrests on the Big Island.
Fewer patients are visiting Big Island emergency rooms and urgent care clinics due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and that is having a negative impact on their revenue.
One new Big Island COVID-19 case brings Hawaii County total to 77 cases, statewide total to 640 cases
One new case of COVID-19 was reported today by the state Department of Health, making the statewide total 640 cases.
Mayoral candidate Mitch Roth removed a post from his Facebook campaign page after questions were raised about the portrayal of volunteers wearing his campaign T-shirts while helping at a nonprofit feeding station at a county facility.
Mayoral candidate Ikaika Marzo has been posting videos of himself on his “Marzo for Mayor” Facebook campaign page traveling the island giving away masks that were originally donated for the 2018 Puna lava flow crisis.
CORRECTION: A previous version of this story misidentified what the FEMA funds can be used for, according to a representative of the county’s Lava Recovery Task Force. The county plans to apply the funding to restore Pohoiki Road; however, the funds also can be used for alternative projects in Puna if it’s determined an impacted public road shouldn’t be recovered. Restoration of other roads is being assessed as part of the recovery planning process. Assessments of potential alternative projects would occur after decisions have been made about restoring public roads that were inundated by lava. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.
Two years after the start of the Kilauea eruption in lower Puna, lava from the eruption is still estimated to be only half-cooled.
A Big Island astronomer will appear today on a national TV series aimed at encouraging young girls to consider futures in STEM careers.
HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers plan to set aside more than half of the money the state received in federal coronavirus relief money to bolster the state’s unemployment insurance fund.
A 33-year old Hilo man accused of possessing a loaded handgun and more than 3 grams of methamphetamine when police pulled his car over in the parking lot of a county park is free on reduced bail.
A U.S. District Court complaint accusing a Kona woman of using bitcoin to try to hire a hit man to kill her husband was dismissed after a higher court’s ruling in an unrelated case limited agents’ ability to search electronic devices.
A survey of Hawaii residents indicates a majority think the state government is managing the COVID-19 pandemic well.
The Hawaii Police Department conducted a special private recognition of Police Week on Monday at the Hilo police station because of the COVID-19 pandemic.