After 79 years of service the Laupahoehoe Community, the M. Sakado convenience store will close its doors today.
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A long-standing convenience store will be closing its doors for good in Laupahoehoe.
A 23-year-old Keaau man who’s due to be sentenced today for a car crash that killed a passenger was arrested Thursday in Hilo on numerous traffic-related offenses after allegedly leading police on a high-speed chase on Daniel K. Inouye Highway.
With the state planning to loosen quarantine restrictions on out-of-state travelers in August, state lawmakers are concerned about an influx of travelers burdening the state’s COVID-19 monitoring systems.
The state Department of Health reported two new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the statewide total to 900.
A spike in COVID-19 case numbers on Sunday were largely due to a cluster of 17 Honolulu cases all associated with attending a funeral. Intensive contact tracing identified the cases quickly, testing was conducted, and all are in isolation. Contact tracing also identified six cases in Leeward Oahu associated with known clusters, and all of the cases are in isolation.
A delay in design plans for the $75 million Kealakehe Wastewater Treatment Plant frustrated members of the county Environmental Management Commission, who grilled the administration Wednesday about why the county can’t simply stop illegal discharges altogether.
After 31 years in government service, 3rd Circuit Court Judge Melvin Fujino has announced his retirement and is ready to open a new chapter in his life.
After a months-long closure, many fitness centers, gyms and studios have reopened to their enthusiastic members with new regulations and rules.
A free mediation program to assist landlords and tenants throughout the COVID-19 crisis has already served more than 100 clients around the Big Island.
East Hawaii teachers say few students consistently participated in online learning after the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools to close, according to the preliminary results of a distance learning survey recently released by the state Department of Education.
After the Big Island’s second seat on the Hawaiian Homes Commission sat vacant for more than a year, Gov. David Ige’s pick to fill that post has encountered resistance in the state Senate.
Electric vehicle perks set to expire