Hospice of Kona’s Circle of Remembrance Thursday.
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Hospice of Kona’s Circle of Remembrance has brought residents from all walks of life together for more than a decade to remember and honor loved ones who have died.
A high-ranking official with the Hawaii Republican Party confirmed Monday that he resigned after posting a series of tweets about the QAnon conspiracy theory on the official party account, saying its adherents shouldn’t be mocked.
HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige on Monday asked residents to be ready for more tough times ahead as the state grapples with a large budget shortfall caused by a coronavirus pandemic that’s pummeled the tourism industry, but said improved tax revenue forecasts mean he’s not currently seeking broad-based tax increases.
Hawaii Island police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest regarding an assault that occurred Friday night at a Waikoloa hotel.
Hawaii Island reported six new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the island’s total case tally to 2,128.
HONOLULU — The state Board of Land and Natural Resources has ordered the removal of several illegal seawalls along beaches on Oahu and Molokai and issued fines to the property owners.
HONOLULU — About half of Hawaii’s supply of 186,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine had been distributed through last week, officials said.
For more than 65 years, the local-style restaurant directly across from the Tribune-Herald on Kinoole Street has been a Hilo landmark.
HONOLULU — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced the cost estimate for a flood prevention project on Oahu has doubled, striking another blow to the effort.
Hawaii Island reported six new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the island’s total case tally to 2,122.
HONOLULU — About 20% of all parking tickets issued in Hawaii over the last five years have gone unpaid, amounting to a total of nearly $11 million in uncollected fines, according to state records.
A convicted murderer has filed an appeal in Hilo Circuit Court of the Hawaii Paroling Authority’s denial in August of his parole.
Hawaii County has no plans to make the state’s official COVID-19 exposure notification application mandatory on the Big Island.