Pahoa man arrested for trying to steal an air ambulance at the Hilo International Airport.
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Big Island American Red Cross volunteers are deploying to California to assist victims of multiple ongoing wildfires that have scorched hundreds of thousands of acres, destroyed 2,000 structures and forced thousands to evacuate.
HONOLULU — Seeking to beat back a COVID-19 surge, Honolulu will soon require patrons of restaurants, bars, museums, theaters and other establishments to show proof of vaccination or a recent negative test for the disease, the city’s mayor said Monday.
Hilo Medical Center is operating well beyond capacity as the number of COVID-19 patients there continues a steady climb upward.
The state Department of Health today reported another 720 new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in Hawaii, including 139 new cases on the Big Island.
A Puna nonprofit hopes to build a new elementary charter school in Orchid Land Estates within the next two years.
Population shifts across the island could mean big changes to County Council districts next year, with West Hawaii population increases likely to outweigh population changes in most of East Hawaii.
As the number of COVID-19 cases soars, Big Island organizations are working to get more homeless people vaccinated.
State Rep. Richard Onishi and Hawaii County Councilwoman Sue Lee Loy last week announced the release of state funds for improvements to Waiakea-Uka Park.
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