Staffing crisis forces hospital’s cancer center to turn away new patients.
Views expressed in this Hawaii Island News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Accessed on 13 October 2022, 1442 UTC.
Content provided by email subscription to “Hawaii Tribune-Herald.”
Please click link or scroll down to read your selections.
Kona Community Hospital has temporarily stopped accepting new patients in its medical oncology and chemotherapy infusion clinics, forcing those needing care to travel to Waimea, Hilo or Honolulu for treatment.
A nonresponse from government officials to emails and telephone calls isn’t necessarily a violation of the ethics code, the county Board of Ethics said Wednesday in denying a resident’s call to penalize 14 top officials for ignoring his warnings about what he saw as the danger of face masks and vaccines during the coronavirus pandemic.
The black sand beach at Pohoiki will be almost entirely removed in order to reopen the Pohoiki Boat Ramp, engineers confirmed Tuesday.
The fatal shooting of a Honomu couple’s horse last month is now in the hands of prosecutors.
The last month of the dry season was emphatically so for the windward Big Island, and the National Weather Service’s only official rain gauge to measure rainfall in double-digits in September was in Kona’s coffee belt, which experiences its rainy season in the summer.
Gov. David Ige issued an executive order on Tuesday protecting both patients and providers from legal action regarding abortion and reproductive health care services in Hawaii.
Gov. David Ige issued an executive order today protecting both patients and providers from legal action regarding abortion and reproductive health care services in Hawaii.
Former Congresswoman and 2020 presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard announced today that she is leaving the Democratic Party.
Hamakua Councilwoman Heather Kimball has been selected chairwoman and North Kona Councilman Holeka Inaba vice chairman of the new County Council that will take office in December.
With over 100 people in the cast and crew, the Palace Theater is preparing to put on a full stage production of Disney’s “The Lion King Jr.” with actors from 4 to 18 years old.
Hundreds braved a rainy Wednesday night to attend a meeting at Honokaa Gym about Waipi‘o Valley Road with Mayor Mitch Roth, Public Works Director Steve Pause and Heather Kimball, District 1 councilwoman.
For the latests Hawaii Island, West Hawaii, Hawaii State, and Hawaii Sports News, please check the blog sidebar and links. Thanks for joining us today.
Russ Roberts (https://hawaiinewsdigest.net).