Kaiser Permanente and the Big Island COVID-19 Task Force immunized 500 people at the Kaiser Permanente Kona Office.
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As the county grapples with a pandemic economy, closure of the Hilo landfill and loss of overseas markets for recyclables, there are more general priorities than specific recommendations in a 395-page 10-year solid waste plan slated for consideration by the County Council.
HONOLULU — A new study from the University of Hawaii’s School of Architecture has offered detailed short- and long-term design alterations that could help the state combat the effects of climate change.
A resolution before a County Council committee next week seeks to control rising home insurance prices in Puna.
HOPE Services Hawaii will work with West Hawaii Community Health Center and Bay Clinic to help vaccinate the Big Island’s homeless population.
A County Council subcommittee searching for a county auditor has narrowed the list to two mainland candidates.
A bill to issue up to $50 million in revenue bonds for a planned hotel at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole continues to make it through the Legislature for a final hearing.
The Puna Geothermal Venture power plant restarted in early November — more than two years after the 2018 eruption of Kilauea volcano forced it to stop producing electricity — and is ramping up to full production capacity.
The U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded a magnitude-4.3 earthquake located beneath Mauna Loa’s south flank on Saturday at 11:15 a.m. This earthquake was preceded by a magnitude-3.9 at approximately the same location at 11:02 a.m.
The Hawaii Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance with locating 54-year-old Rebecca Roth of Oregon, who has been reported missing by family members. Roth was last contacted on March 30, 2021, and was believed to be in the South Kohala area, with plans to travel the entire Big Island. Roth is Caucasian, 5’6”, 130 pounds, long brown hair, brown eyes and a nose ring in her right nostril. Roth is believed to be operating a white, 2006, pick-up truck (unknown make/model) with a camper shell and Oregon state license plates.
Another attempt in the state Legislature to revitalize Banyan Drive and the surrounding area appears to have failed yet again.
Kona Brewing Co. crafted Thursday its final brew — a hoppy Imperial Castaway IPA — at the site where it all started at the end of Pawai Place more than a quarter-century ago.
One of the most interesting aspects of the current activity in Halema‘uma‘u is the occasional oozing of lava around the edges of the entire crater while the lava surface is rising. Has that phenomenon been reported before in any accounts of previous Kilauea activity?