State governors consider ending emergency orders for COVID-19.
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New coronavirus infections and deaths in the U.S. are down dramatically from earlier highs, though more contagious variants are spreading. Most people are now are at least partially vaccinated, yet lingering hesitancy has slowed the pace and even caused some doses to go to waste.
Plans to open a youth center in Keaau have been pushed back yet again, with the facility now expected to open to the public in 2026.
After a year of struggle, Volcano will welcome travelers’ return to Hawaii with the second Experience Volcano Festival in August.
Hawaii’s high unemployment rate may have left it unprepared for the coming flood of tourists as the pandemic lessens, tourism industry representatives said Friday.
The Big Island is moving into 2018. The 2018 international building code, that is.
State leaders are hopeful that recently announced incentives and benchmarks will entice more people to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, but it’s too soon to tell what effect those efforts will actually have on inoculation numbers.
Ham radio operator Lloyd Cabral sits in the station he built inside his Hawaiian Paradise Park home, headphones on and finger moving on a CW, or continuous wave paddle, tapping out a message in Morse code.
National Hurricane Center forecasters are keeping tabs on an area of low pressure that’s expected to develop into a tropical depression by early next week.
KEKAHA — Researchers have documented a decrease in Kauai’s population of rose-ringed parakeets, a invasive species plaguing local farms.
HONOLULU — Honolulu on Friday loosened some restrictions on social activity now that more than half its population has been vaccinated against COVID-19.
The Big Island’s COVID-19 case tally reached 3,090 Friday with the announcement of 30 new cases of the novel coronavirus.
It was quiet and drizzly Thursday morning as Southwest Airlines president Tom Nealon made his way to the carrier’s counter at Hilo International Airport, warmly greeting the customer service agents behind the desk.
“Bradley Hollister, dba Paradise Taxi!” “Luana Limousine, dba Laura’s Taxi!” “Shaka Taxi!” “Kelly Does Kona LLC, dba World’s Coolest Cab!”
HONOLULU — Hawaii police union leaders on Thursday said a grand jury’s decision not to indict anyone in a shooting that killed a 16-year-old boy supports the officers’ actions.
WAILUKU — University of Hawaii researchers have developed an online tool that will inform the public when waves are expected to threaten west Maui shorelines, an area particularly prone to coastal erosion as sea levels rise.
More than 170 COVID-19 cases have cropped up at Hawaii Community Correctional Center since May 24.