COVID-19 closes some transfer stations as diminished staff rotates around the island.
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COVID, not costs, is driving the closure of county garbage transfer stations, officials said Wednesday.
A public hearing will be held next week on proposed amendments on surfing school regulations at Kahalu‘u Bay.
Less than 3% of the COVID-19 patients admitted to Kona Community Hospital since April 1 have been vaccinated for the novel coronavirus that’s killed more than 600 in the state, including 59 on the Big Island.
The Big Island Wednesday added 64 new cases of COVID-19, pushing the island’s total case count to 7,698.
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Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park’s “Guardians of the Trails Youth Program” was recently bolstered by a $60,000 donation.
Federal unemployment benefits are ending on Saturday, and the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations said Tuesday it wants to ensure that unemployed individuals who are losing the extra aid are aware of the upcoming changes and potential next steps.
HONOLULU — An elderly couple with gunshot wounds died Tuesday at an Oahu assisted living center and a note was left behind indicating they took their lives, police said.
The popularity of the game of golf is waning, leading a Waikoloa developer to request permission to repurpose half of one of its two golf courses into single-family home lots and timeshare units.
A Puna nonprofit hopes to build a new elementary charter school in Orchid Land Estates within the next two years.
This story has been correct to reflect that Dorajean Nihoa was also wanted on an outstanding warrant, not Joseph Keka, as police originally stated Tuesday.
The Big Island reported 65 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday, bringing the total case count to date to 7,634.