The overall winner at the 59th Merrie Monarch Festival “has roots in Hilo.”
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The overall winner at the 59th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival hula competition is from Kauai, but the halau has roots in Hilo.
Police are investigating a two-vehicle traffic collision on Thursday evening that resulted in a motorcyclist being critically injured. The collision occurred at the intersection of Mamalahoa Highway, (Hwy. 19), and Hau Street in the Wainaku area of Hilo.
Nearly four years after the 2018 Kilauea eruption destroyed the campus of the Kua O Ka La New Century Public Charter School, it has rebuilt its programs and improved classrooms at the Nani Mau Gardens and in Nanawale through the concerted efforts of staff, students, and members of the community.
Approximately one in three homeless individuals on Hawaii Island is considered chronically homeless, according to details gleaned from this year’s Point-In-Time Count.
On Saturday night, 18 hula halau presented 24 performances of hula auana, or modern hula — 17 by wahine groups and seven by kane groups.
Police have arrested and booked a 35-year-old Kurtistown man on suspicion of second-degree murder after the discovery of a badly burned body within a vehicle in Puna.
A long-awaited senior center in Hilo will begin construction before the fall.
Satellite-dish array proposed for Ka‘u: Project would be used to search for fast radio bursts from space
A Taiwanese research institute has plans to build a small satellite receiver array in Ka‘u to search for elusive signals from space.
‘Great big party house’ irks neighbors: Illegal short-term vacation rentals pop up in residential neighborhoods
A group of Kailua-Kona homeowners says a loophole in the county vacation rental law is allowing illegal short-term rentals to flourish in what once were quiet neighborhoods.
A required course in Filipino history, culture and identity could be coming to all Hawaii public high schools, according to a resolution passed earlier this month by the state Legislature.
HONOLULU — The U.S. government on Friday dropped its appeals of a Hawaii order requiring it to remove fuel from a massive military fuel storage facility that leaked petroleum into the Navy’s water system at Pearl Harbor last year.
A Kailua-Kona woman, who as a young Jew fled Nazi Germany, recounted her life on the occasion of her 100th birthday Saturday afternoon.
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