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Volunteers from the Boys & Girls Club of the Big Island worked together on Christmas Eve to cook, pack and deliver dinners and gifts to eight families around the Big Island.
Batman hands a present to a child while he delivers gifts to families on Christmas Eve at Kihei Pua Family Shelter in Hilo. Batman drove up in his Batmobile with a truck trailing behind with more than $2,000 in presents for families with young kids living at the shelter. Batman was born and raised in Waimea and enjoys giving back to the communities of Hawaii Island. “This has been a hard year for all of us, but especially children,” he said. “If I can provide a brief distraction and joy to the kids, then that works for me.”
A state representative and two political newcomers made the cut Wednesday night from a list of seven Democrats vying for Gov. David Ige’s nomination to fill the remaining two years of the state Senate seat vacated by Congressman-elect Kai Kahele.
Lava activity remains confined to two vents on the north and northwest sides of Halemaʻumaʻu crater near the summit of Kilauea volcano, according to the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.
Hawaii County first responders received the first round of COVID-19 vaccinations Wednesday morning at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo.
This is a county-by-county breakdown of COVID-19 vaccines delivered to Hawaii as of Wednesday, according to the state Department of Health. This does not include vaccines received by the state Department of Defense.
Areas around the summit of Kilauea on Wednesday were blanketed in high levels of sulfur dioxide and particulates that reached levels established by the Environmental Protection Agency as hazardous, according to a statement from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige on Wednesday said the passage of a new coronavirus relief bill by U.S. Congress this week prompted him to delay the implementation of state worker furloughs previously slated to begin Jan. 1.
A tribute to Charlene Iboshi, co-chair of the Community First Advance Health Care Directive Committee
As of about 8 a.m. this morning, the lava lake inside Halema‘uma‘u crater in Kilauea volcano has risen to 515 feet, according to the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.
Three familiar names and four not quite as familiar will vie for an open state Senate seat this evening in virtual interviews with precinct officials who will select three Democrats to send to Gov. David Ige as candidates to fill the District 1 seat vacated by Kai Kahele, who was elected to Congress.