A young Chuukese student graduates from Hilo High School and HCC.
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As the first Hilo High School student to graduate from high school and community college simultaneously, a young Chuukese student aspires to set a positive example for all Micronesian students.
HONOLULU (AP) — A state department has begun collecting special plates kept in several Hawaii harbors as part of an effort aimed at detecting potential invasive species.
As demand wanes for COVID-19 vaccines, mass vaccination efforts on the Big Island are winding down.
Should the county continue pumping money into tourism promotion when tourists seem to come here anyway?
Robert Eric Aslund, 62, of Hilo died May 3 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Ruislip, England, he was a longtime member of Hale ‘Oluea Clubhouse for the disabled and his goal was to make everyone he came in contact with smile. No services. Survived by mother, Joan Cudeback of Hilo; stepfather, Ken Cudeback of Hilo; daughter, Jackie Ka‘iulani Aslund of Virginia; brothers, Jon (Rhonda) Cudeback and Eric (Kathy) Cudeback of Southern California; sisters, Cathy Pomaika‘i Anderson of Kawaihae and Donna Mililani (Milan) Marich of Ohio; cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
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.
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.
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.