More firebreaks needed to protect palila habitat on Maunakea.
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A proposed project by the state Department of Land and Natural Resources would expand firebreaks on Maunakea in order to protect an endangered bird.
East Hawaii Health Cancer Center on Saturday will be hosting its second annual Community Cancer Screening and Education event.
Bail was recently increased for a California man accused of attempted murder and other offenses stemming from an alleged stabbing Sept. 1 at a South Kohala hotel.
A Kailua-Kona man facing multiple counts of murder and attempted murder in connection with stabbings in May and June in Hilo and Kona was recently indicted in accordance with a recent Hawaii Supreme Court ruling.
The fatal shooting of a Honomu couple’s horse last month is now in the hands of prosecutors.
A non-response 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.
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 pair of popular North Kona beach parks will close starting Oct. 31 for up to eight months for an array of improvements.
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.
HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige signed an executive order Tuesday that aims to prevent other states from punishing their residents who get an abortion in the islands and stop other states from sanctioning local doctors and nurses who provide such care.
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.
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Russ Roberts (https://hawaiinewsdigest.net).