A Puna man remembers his near fatal struggle against COVID-19.
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Irene Hanako Dong, 87, of Kailua-Kona died July 22 at home. Born in Isleton, Calif., she was an auditor for the state of California, member of Grace Community Church and survivor of Tule Lake Japanese Internment Camp in California. Celebration of life 11 a.m. Saturday, August 14, at Grace Community Church in Kailua-Kona. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by sons, Mark (Jane) Dong of Sacramento, Calif., and Gordon (Kim) Dong of Kailua-Kona; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
After 49 days in the hospital, Frederick Tibayan was released from Hilo Medical Center on Wednesday after a nearly fatal bout with COVID-19.
Would you be willing to pay a few extra cents — or a few extra dollars — toward disposing of the products you purchase and the packaging they come in?
Hawaii Tourism Authority President and CEO John De Fries said during a livestream Wednesday that HTA, which had its budget reduced by about 24% as a result of a bill passed this summer, will have to rely on other state and county agencies to help control a growing number of visitors.
Appeals were filed late last month in a trio of lawsuits that requested an updated environmental review be completed for Puna Geothermal Venture, which was damaged by lava in 2018.
The Hawaii Plantation Museum has reopened to visitors after closing last year at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Daniel R. Sayre Memorial Foundation announced the 24th annual Awards and Fund-Raising Dinner honoring the Hawaii Fire Department Meritorious Service Award recipients will not be held on Sept. 4 this year at the Fairmont Orchid due to the continued spread of the coronavirus. This is the second year the gala has been cancelled because of the pandemic.
After eight years of dedicated service, a West Hawaii K-9 officer is retiring to a dog’s life.
HONOLULU — Portions of Honolulu police body camera videos were shown in court Wednesday during a hearing to determine whether there is probable cause to support murder and attempted murder charges against three officers in the shooting death of a 16-year-old Micronesian boy.
As COVID-19 cases climb, so has interest in vaccinations.
Big Island water well installation and repair projects are moving forward more slowly, as everything from cement shortages to site access to permit issues snarls progress.
An alleged burglar who was recorded by a security camera used a bolt cutter to cut the lock off a shipping container at the Hawaii Academy of Arts and Sciences late Saturday morning and stole an estimated $11,000 worth of tools, according to court documents filed by police.
The Hawaii Police Department is reminding the public that the one-way morning traffic pattern on Waianuenue Avenue in Hilo will resume on Tuesday and will be in effect on weekdays, 7:15 a.m. to 8 a.m.
HONOLULU — A pellet gun that looked like a firearm was found in a car driven by a 16-year-old boy in Hawaii, a police evidence specialist testified Tuesday in an ongoing hearing to determine whether there is probable cause of murder and attempted murder charges against three officers in the teen’s shooting death.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday heard testimony on the nomination of Daniel Gluck, the executive director of the Hawaii Ethics Commission, to serve on the Intermediate Court of Appeals.
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