Waimea residents reflect on life during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Many furloughed Big Island hospitality workers have gone nearly a year without work because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sunscreens containing two harmful petrochemicals, avobenzone and octocrylene, would be banned from sale in Hawaii under a bill passed Tuesday by the state Senate.
Nearly four years after taking the helm of the state Department of Education, Superintendent Christina Kishimoto announced Tuesday that she would not seek to renew her contract.
Hawaii Island police arrested and charged a 24-year-old woman who was the subject of a media bulletin after escaping from their custody on a petty misdemeanor theft charge.
A man acquitted by reason of insanity last year for the beating death of an internationally renowned artist will remain in the Hawaii State Hospital on Oahu for at least another year.
The Big Island remains under several flood advisories as rain continues to lash the island.
HONOLULU — Catastrophic flooding from a stream swollen by heavy rains prompted officials to order evacuations from a town north of Honolulu on Tuesday, just one day after fears of a dam breach resulted in the same on Maui.
Superintendent Christina Kishimoto announced today that she will not seek to renew her contract with the state Department of Education.
Heavy rains caused an estimated 400,000-gallon sewage spill at the Papaikou Wastewater Treatment Plant this morning.
HONOLULU — The state Senate on Tuesday passed legislation that would increase the income tax paid by Hawaii’s top wage earners to 16%, which would give the islands the highest state income tax rate in the nation.
Neighbors of Puna’s internationally famous “Fissure 8” want the still smoldering volcanic vent preserved for future generations, and they’re asking a county land-buying commission to purchase it using taxpayer money.
HONOLULU — Hawaii is considering overtaking California as the state with the highest income tax rate in the nation, under legislation slated for a vote this week.
All of Hawaii remains under a flash flood watch until at least this evening as heavy rains are predicted for the next several days.
A Hilo woman who pleaded guilty to manslaughter for her role in starving her 9-year-old daughter to death in 2016 was freed from custody without bail Monday, pending sentencing.
A pair of resolutions will be introduced today by state Sen. Donna Mercado Kim, an Oahu Democrat, that would ease travel restrictions in Hawaii for vaccinated individuals.
Vaccinated travelers could be exempt from COVID-19 travel restrictions by May, said Gov. David Ige on Monday.
A COVID-19 “variant of concern” has been detected in Hawaii, the state Department of Health announced Monday.
Police are seeking the public’s assistance with locating a 38-year-old Hilo man who has five outstanding warrants for his arrest for bail jumping and criminal contempt of court.
Police are seeking the public’s assistance with locating a 30-year-old woman last seen late Friday morning in the area of Kamalii Road in lower Puna in a copper colored sedan.
Gov. David Ige approved COVID-19 emergency rule amendments for the Big Island signed into effect Monday by Mayor Mitch Roth, which ease certain restrictions.