Long overdue restoration of the ailing Laupahoehoe Boat Ramp is now a Hawaii County priority.
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Esperanza “Espie” Hilton, a 25-year nurse at Hilo Medical Center, started experiencing headaches back in 2015.
Groundbreaking for the Hawaii Island Portuguese Chamber of Commerce Cultural and Educational is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday.
Hawaii County’s hiring criteria for directors of the departments of Public Works and Environmental Management could be loosened by a pair of bills to be discussed at County Council committee meetings this week.
The Big Island was the best island for Gov.-elect Josh Green, delivering the largest percentage of its votes and helping propel the former Kona Democrat to the state’s highest office with a solid victory over his Republican opponent, James “Duke” Aiona.
820 seek lava buyouts: Final application phase for county’s Kilauea disaster recovery program closes
More than 800 victims of the 2018 Kilauea eruption are hoping Hawaii County will buy their properties after the final application phase for the Voluntary Housing Buyout Program ended last month.
Police have arrested two people in connection with an incident involving an armed robbery, a traffic collision and a man allegedly shooting at an officer in Kona Thursday evening.
The Hawaii Fire Department rescued a pair of lost hikers from Kalopa State Park Thursday.
Realtor Phyllis Klicker had closed on a home sale in Waikoloa Village and discovered the previous owner had left behind a cache of medical equipment. Not wanting to take it to the landfill, she decided to open the Waikoloa Loan Closet, making the equipment available free of charge to anyone in need.
State Epidemiologist Sarah Kemble said Thursday doctors are “seeing a lot of sick kids with respiratory viruses right now.”
Fishers throughout Hawaii will need to obtain permits from the Department of Land and Natural Resources to use lay nets in state waters after a decision by the Board of Land and Natural Resources today.
Following more than a year of outreach and two public hearings, the Board of Land and Natural Resources today approved amended rules for commercial surfing instruction at Kahalu‘u Bay in Kailua-Kona.
The state Department of Health reported today that cases of Respiratory Syncytial Virus, or RSV, and influenza are increasing in Hawaii, in line with trends observed across the country.