Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz says more federal support and vaccines coming to Hawaii County.
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U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz on Wednesday described a shot in the arm for Hawaii County — literally and figuratively.
Nearly 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Hawaii, according to data from the state Department of Health.
The search for a new public schools superintendent will begin soon, and some legislators want the state Board of Education to consider Hawaii residents and Department of Education employees for the position.
The county Department of Parks and Recreation is gradually returning to normal operations after a year of COVID-19 restrictions.
Police are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying two men they say were recently captured on video surveillance making charges on stolen credit cards at a Hilo business.
An asteroid wider than the Empire State Building is tall will make a “close” pass by the Earth on Sunday, when astronomers will use a Maunakea telescope attempt to determine the object’s composition.
Hawaii National Guard to deploy 80 troops to Washington
A County Council committee voted in favor of a bill to abolish a 30-year-old property tax exemption program.
The state Department of Health on Tuesday hosted its first mass vaccination clinic in East Hawaii utilizing the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
The state Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed Dr. Libby Char as director of the state Department of Health.
The coronavirus pandemic might affect how St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated this year — but in addition to social distancing and mask-wearing, not driving impaired should also be on the celebration checklist.
After long delays, the county’s first hydrogen bus could be driving on Kailua-Kona’s streets by May.
A state Senate bill that would bar the governor or county mayors from suspending requests for public records or vital statistics during a declared state of emergency passed its first committee hurdle in the House.
Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander and Filipino communities have been the most adversely affected by COVID-19, according to a new report released Tuesday by the state Department of Health.
A statue recently erected in Lili‘uokalani Gardens will be moved after the County Council Finance Committee on Tuesday rejected the donation of the sculpture.
Kauai highway covered by landslide partially reopens
Gov. David Ige has ordered all U.S. and Hawaii state flags to fly at half-staff today at all state offices and agencies, including the Hawaii National Guard, in respect for former state Rep. William Bains-Jordan, who died at his home in Alabama at 104.
The Big Island Press Club awards its annual meritorious Torch of Light Award for 2020 to James Hustace and the Waimea Community Association and the Lava Tube dishonor award to Hawaii Gov. David Ige.
A 31-year-old former Army sergeant acquitted by reason of insanity last year of fatally stabbing a 71-year-old Eden Roc subdivision man with a piece of the victim’s broken cane will remain in the Hawaii State Hospital on Oahu for the time being.