Questions have been raised on how a politically connected applicant to to the top position. The vote may have to be redone.
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Kona Community Hospital has begun pre-registering Phase 2 individuals age 50 and older to receive the Pfizer vaccine at its Thursday mega clinics at Kekuaokalani Gymnasium in Kailua-Kona.
A politically connected battalion chief with a degree in fire science rocketed past his more experienced colleagues to take the top position in the Hawaii Fire Department, but questions have come up about how the vote was taken, so it might have to be redone.
The Hilo Woman’s Club will be celebrating its centennial anniversary after 100 years of serving the community.
Scattered showers are expected to continue throughout the week as flood advisories taper off on the Big Island.
The state Department of Health will not expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to those 50 and older today, despite a message early Tuesday from Hawaii County Civil Defense that said the department would do so.
The first photograph of a black hole has become a little clearer after years of analysis and with the help of a pair of Maunakea telescopes.
HONOLULU — Financial aid included in the most recent federal coronavirus relief package will allow Hawaii to cover unemployment insurance claims and avoid slashing spending on key social programs such as sexual assault treatment and HIV prevention, lawmakers say.
During the week of March 15-21, Hawaii Island police arrested 24 motorists for DUI. Four of the drivers were involved in traffic accidents. One of the drivers was younger than 21.
Police report that 95-year-old Toyoki Morimoto, who was reported missing Monday, was located Tuesday morning in Hilo in good health.
Legislation that aimed to amend Hawaii’s aid-in-dying law passed through the state Senate earlier this month but failed to gain traction in the House.
WASHINGTON — Two Democratic senators lashed out Tuesday at the lack of Asian American and Pacific Islander representation in President Joe Biden’s Cabinet and even vowed not to support nominations until the White House better promotes diversity — moves that could stymie their own party’s administration in filling key posts.
WASHINGTON — Speaking on the floor of the Georgia state Senate last week, Michelle Au implored her colleagues to “stand up” to the hatred aimed at Asian Americans that’s increased during the pandemic. A day later, a gunman shook the Atlanta area by killing eight people, including six women of Asian descent.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for Hilo and vicinity until 4:45 p.m.
A 64-year-old Captain Cook man remained hospitalized in critical condition Monday, two days after suffering injuries during a confrontation with a 29-year-old man who later died in police custody.
The COVID-19 vaccine has sparked a new scam aimed at kupuna, attempting to steal personal information such as Medicare numbers.
KTA Super Stores will offer its own large-scale COVID-19 vaccination clinic from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday at Edith Kanakaole Multi-Purpose Stadium in Hilo.
Hawaii to date has been awarded 751,170 COVID-19 vaccine doses, of which 654,090 had been received as of Monday, according to the state.
Hilo Medical Center on Monday opened up early vaccine registration to individuals ages 50-64.
A bill that would allow Gov. David Ige to impose a statewide COVID-19 travel restriction plan stalled Monday and is likely dead.
A 37-year-old Hilo woman was sentenced Monday to 10 years of probation for her role in starving her 9-year-old daughter to death in 2016.