An 18-year-old Ocean View man died Friday following a single-vehicle accident on Highway 11 in South Kona.
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An 18-year-old Ocean View man died following a single-vehicle collision on Friday on Highway 11, .1 mile south of the 95 mile marker in South Kona.
Editor’s Note: Each year the Tribune-Herald features one high school graduation. This year is Keaau High School.
A Hilo road repaving project that’s ballooned from $7.4 million to $12 million had the County Council Finance Committee on Tuesday asking the Department of Public Works to get a better grip on estimating the cost of roadwork.
New Southwest Airlines flights to Hawaii will offer more opportunities for local residents to travel to the mainland, Big Island tourism officials say.
The state Department of Transportation is considering a project that would allow for an “acceleration lane” at the intersection of Highway 130 and Shower Drive in Puna.
Several cruise lines announced their intentions last week to resume vacation cruises this summer to ports in Alaska, Florida or Texas — but it doesn’t appear Hawaii will be on any port of call itineraries anytime soon.
More temporary closures are scheduled for Hawaii Volcanoes National Park as road work continues over the next few weeks.
EPA approves fungicide for coffee leaf rust
Big Island hotel occupancy rates topped 53% in April, a sign the state’s tourism industry is on a slow climb back to normal a year after the COVID-19 pandemic took hold.
Big Island residents attending high school graduation parties are urged to follow county pandemic guidelines.
A 46-year-old South Kona woman faces up to 15 years behind bars after a jury found her guilty Wednesday of negligent homicide and leaving the scene of an accident involving death in connection with a July 2018 hit-and-run crash in South Kona that killed a 61-year-old visitor.
Stark philosophical differences among County Council members coupled with limited funds and a lot of funding requests led to some tense moments Thursday that threatened to blow up a special session on the budget but ultimately culminated in compromise.
“I have a hard time going through life … and I just hope he gets what he deserves.”
The Hawaii Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday on whether to deny a circuit court subpoena for financial records relating to a nonprofit that provided support for Thirty Meter Telescope protesters.
People receiving unemployment benefits will have to start searching for work once again at the end of the month in order to continue to qualify.
During the week of May 10-16, Hawaii Island police arrested 17 motorists for DUI. Three of the drivers were involved in traffic accidents. None were younger than 21.
Police are seeking the public’s assistance with finding a 28-year old Naalehu man for questioning in a Kona theft case.
People on unemployment will be required to search for work once again at the end of the month.
Contract negotiations with Waste Management Inc. have already resulted in some savings, a county official told the County Council on Wednesday.
The National Weather Service’s Honolulu office on Wednesday released its 2020-21 wet season summary for October through April and its 2021 dry season outlook for May through September.