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Smaller food companies get set for a high-priced holiday season
NEW YORK — Holiday celebrants in Hilo might notice something different about the traditional Yule Log cake from the Short ‘N Sweet bakery this year.
Rental regulations: New rules — and fees — proposed for hosted and non-hosted transient rentals
A proposed revamp of the county’s vacation rental law includes registration — for the first time — of hosted accommodations and new regulations and fees for both hosted and non-hosted rentals.
Forecaster: Stay prepared despite another mild hurricane season
For the third consecutive year, Hawaii experienced a milder-than-average hurricane season. However, it’s not a record-setting year for the fewest named storms in the Central Pacific.
Food Basket plans food drops for December
The Hawaii Island Food Basket will be hosting four Ohana Food Drops next month to help alleviate some of the stress of the holidays and feed the island community.
Keauhou Canoe Club and WHEA partner to inspire students
Hawaiian culture, fitness and fun are shared through the sport of outrigger canoe paddling in a unique educational partnership between Keauhou Canoe Club and West Hawaii Explorations Academy.
Hawaii gun permit ruling sides with ‘homesick’ Navy officer
HONOLULU — A U.S. Navy officer stationed in Hawaii cannot be denied a firearms permit solely because he sought counseling for feeling depressed and homesick, a federal judge ruled.
Police arrest 16 for DUI
During the week of Nov. 14-20, Hawaii Island police arrested 16 motorists for DUI. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One was younger than 21.
Judiciary seeks independent grand jury counsel for Hilo, Kona
The Circuit Court of the Third Circuit is seeking applications for independent grand jury counsel for Hilo and Kona.
A plethora of parades: Holiday processions kick off Saturday night in Hilo
The Downtown Hilo Christmas Lights Parade is back in full force for the first time in three years.
Pahoa man arrested, charged following ‘violent altercation’
Police have arrested and charged 45-year-old Kiha Rodney Stone Kaahu of Pahoa with terroristic threatening, numerous firearm-related and other offenses following a violent altercation Monday in the Leilani Estates subdivision in Pahoa.
GET Petition effort finds support
A petition urging the state Legislature to exempt medical services from the state’s general excise tax, or GET, has collected more than 1,100 signatures, according to Joe Kent, vice president of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii.
‘Robust’ weather system forecast for Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Day is a holiday filled with family, friends, food and football.
On-court moisture cuts the Vulcans hoops game short
The men’s basketball game Tuesday night between the University of Hawaii at Hilo and the University of Central Oklahoma ended early without a final score.
Feds sentence Hilo man for COVID fraud scam
A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a Hilo man to 42 months in prison for a COVID-19 fraud scam.
Severe weather in Thanksgiving forecast
The National Weather Service’s severe weather forecast remains in effect for the state of Hawaii, Hawaii County Civil Defense said Wednesday afternoon.
Forecasters warn of cold front, severe weather
The National Weather Service has issued a severe weather forecast for the state of Hawaii.
Justice Thurgood Marshall’s wife ‘Cissy’ Marshall dies at 94
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cecilia “Cissy” Suyat Marshall, the wife of the late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall who worked alongside the civil rights champion at the NAACP, died Tuesday at the age of 94, the Supreme Court announced.
Top cop search down to 5
The number of candidates in the running to become Hawaii County’s top cop is down to five.
HTA will host two meetings next week on the Big Island
The Hawaii Tourism Authority is inviting Big Island residents to share their mana‘o about tourism next week.
Hilo hosts the Holiday Classic
The Big Island Holiday Classic has returned to Hilo, bringing many men’s and women’s college basketball teams to the island to compete.
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