Hawaii Island Special Olympics holds first big, in-person event since 2019.
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Saturday morning was full of sweat and smiles as athletes competed in Hawaii’s first Special Olympics since 2019.
Home sales on the Big Island are still extremely vigorous, but clouds are forming on the horizon for prospective local buyers.
Most of the Big Island has experienced some April showers, but through March, not a single official rain gauge measured average rainfall.
A bill to reorganize the management of Maunakea has been changed yet again.
Scouts from around Hawaii Island ascended upon Waimea on Saturday for the first Pinewood Derby car race since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic over two years ago.
Hawaii Island business groups, facing steep increases in property values, are clamoring for relief from taxes set forth in a record high $689.9 million budget proposed by Mayor Mitch Roth.
HONOLULU — The head of training at the state Department of Public Safety was arrested on allegations that she lied about her educational background.
A 21-year-old Kona man indicted in 2019 for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor on the grounds of a South Kona public school and subsequently indicted in connection with two later, unrelated sex assaults remains in custody at the Hawaii State Hospital awaiting another competency hearing.
HONOLULU — Honolulu and the Marine Corps are suspending overnight camping at an Oahu beach to protect sea turtles that nest on the shoreline.
HONOLULU — A visitor to Oahu fell off a cliff and died Wednesday while hiking a ridge line trail near a mountain summit on the east side of Oahu.
Some 107 new COVID-19 cases were reported during the past week on Hawaii Island, the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency reported in its weekly update Wednesday. Since February 2020, there have been a total of 26,341 coronavirus cases reported on the island.
Coast Guard identifies victim of fatal boating incident; nearly $29K raised to support victim’s family
U.S. Coast Guard officials Thursday identified the victim of a fatal boating incident Monday evening as a 54-year-old Kailua-Kona woman.
Amendments to a power purchase agreement between Puna Geothermal Venture and Hawaiian Electric have been approved by the state, with some conditions.
The Hawaii County Council on Wednesday passed a bill that would impose steeper penalties on owners of dangerous dogs.
HONOLULU — Officials in Honolulu have banned commercial activity on some popular Oahu beaches.
Doctors on the Big Island can’t afford to take patients who have Medicare and Medicaid due to low reimbursement rates.
Some 900 new timeshares are expected to be popping up at the Waikoloa Resort starting within five years, following County Council votes Wednesday approving rezoning that will do away with nine holes of golf and add affordable housing for workers.
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