After a decade of repair issues, the Laupahoehoe Boat Ramp could soon be fixed.
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Groundbreaking for the Hawaii Island Portuguese Chamber of Commerce Cultural and Educational is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday.
Hundreds of locals and visitors enjoyed entertainment, demonstrations, food and, of course, Kona coffee at the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Ho‘olaule‘a on Saturday at Makaeo Pavilion. The 10-day festival wrapped up Sunday.
BELLEAIR, Fla. — Allisen Corpuz is closing out a solid rookie year on the LPGA Tour, and now the Hawaii native has a chance to make it even better at the Pelican Women’s Championship.
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.
A groundbreaking ceremony for a Vietnam Veterans War Memorial at the West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery was held Friday after a Veterans Day ceremony honoring the men and women who have served or continue to serve our country.
Only one Hawaii Island precinct favored Aiona: Big Islanders loyal to the Democrat, despite minor Republican renaissance
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.
State Epidemiologist Sarah Kemble said Thursday doctors are “seeing a lot of sick kids with respiratory viruses right now.”
HONOLULU — More than two dozen families have joined a lawsuit accusing the U.S. Navy of making them sick from jet fuel that leaked into the tap water in their Hawaii homes.
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.
HONOLULU — A white man who says he was a victim of a hate crime when two Native Hawaiian men assaulted him while he was fixing up a home he purchased in their remote Maui village testified Wednesday that his attackers were racially motivated, even though he conceded that no racist comments can be heard in video taken during the 2014 beating.
HONOLULU — Voters in Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District elected a new U.S. representative Tuesday after the incumbent, U.S. Rep. Kaiali’i Kahele, decided not to seek re-election.
HONOLULU — Incumbent U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, a Democrat, on Tuesday was re-elected to another six-year term, defeating Republican state Rep. Bob McDermott.
HONOLULU — Lt. Gov. Josh Green, a Democrat, on Tuesday defeated Republican former Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona to be Hawaii’s next governor.
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