Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth comments on the “spike of HCCC COVID-19 cases.”
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Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth issued a statement Saturday following a release from the State Department of Public Safety reporting a total of 71 positive COVID-19 cases at the Hawaii Community Correctional Center in Hilo.
The state health director said people who were infected by COVID-19 and have recovered should be vaccinated so they’re less likely to become sick if they’re reinfected.
A decade ago, the Big Island won an additional seat in the state Senate following the 2010 census. This year, it’s poised to win an eighth House seat.
An incident in Volcano has spurred discussions and concerns about people squatting in vacant, abandoned and deteriorated properties.
The state has given the Grand Naniloa Hotel one week to pay back a year of unpaid rent or else have its lease terminated.
A contentious statue erected at Liliuokalani Gardens in February might be moved to a less central location.
The state Department of Health is partnering with community leaders to increase access to vaccines over Memorial Day weekend.
Hawaii County will end its trans-Pacific post-arrival testing program indefinitely on Tuesday, June 1.
Fire caused about $10,000 damage late Wednesday night to what a Hawaii Fire Department statement describes as “an unfinished residential structure” in Nanawale Estates.
HONOLULU — “Ghost nets” from unknown origins drift among the Pacific’s currents, threatening sea creatures and littering shorelines with the entangled remains of what they kill.
A 62-year-old man drove himself from Hawaiian Paradise Park to the Pahoa 7-Eleven Tuesday while bleeding profusely after allegedly being attacked by his son with a homemade machete, according to court documents filed by police.
Hawaiian Air ends service from Oahu to Molokai, Lanai
JUNEAU, Alaska — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Thursday it could take more than a year to weigh an appeal by a developer seeking to build a copper and gold mine in a region that supports the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery.
Gov. David Ige issued a proclamation Monday to bring awareness to “period poverty” in Hawaii.
The Banyan Golf Course in Hilo might soon have new management as its owners seek to end their lease of the property.
When the 71st Annual Hawaii County Fair finally happens, hopefully in September 2022, it will be a scaled back version of what it has been in the past, according to the fair’s main organizer.
Now that the latest eruption of Kilauea volcano has stopped, geologists are monitoring for signs that it might start up again.
Police charged a 30-year-old Puna man with felony assault for allegedly hacking his father with a machete on Wednesday.
During the week of May 17-23, Hawaii Island police arrested 23 motorists for DUI. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. None were younger than 21.
HONOLULU — Cruising along the west side of the Big Island, the landscape is dominated by ancient volcanic flows and jagged shorelines. Then you get to Hapuna Beach.