Construction on Phase 2 of the Hilo Bayfront Trails project began on Monday after years of delays.
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It’s going to be a taxing week for the Hawaii County Council.
Hawaii County could save money and attract tourists by reducing light pollution, according to a presentation by a Big Island activist to be heard this week by the County Council.
Hawaii County continues to work the bugs out of its online building permit system, but some testifiers to the county Cost of Government Commission aren’t convinced it’s happening fast enough.
Annie Bailado, 97, of Kailua-Kona died Feb. 25 at home. Born in Keopu Mauka, she was a macadamia nut and coffee farmer, lauhala weaver, eucharistic minister and member of St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, South Kona Senior Citizens Club, and the Cultural Advisory Group and Keauhou-Kahaluu Education Group of Kamehameha Schools. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday, April 30, at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Honaunau. Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by brother, Philip (Clementine) Pai of Honaunau; hanai sister, Mary Pai of Kailua-Kona; caregiver, Mahealani (Diana) Pai of Kailua-Kona; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
While COVID-19 cases on the Big Island are slowing down, influenza cases may be on the rise in West Hawaii.
A long-anticipated project to improve water quality and protect the coral reef by replacing cesspools at Puako with a sewer system is finally moving forward with the announcement Friday that Gov. David Ige has released $1.5 million to get the design work started.
A 57-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in connection with an April 2 cockfight raid in Honokaa, according to police.
A quartet of bills that crack down on abandoned vehicles have passed both chambers of the state Legislature.
Kailua Bay’s been busy this week, hosting the first Norwegian Cruise Line call in over two years on Wednesday as well as a super yacht and its support yacht on Thursday.
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Jospeh Gerczak assisted four mariners aboard the disabled 38-foot sailing vessel Shyska, about 180 nautical miles off Hawaii Island.
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