Hilo Zoo facelift: “ReZoovenation Days planned for Hilo Zoo.”
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Some 18 months after the county called a halt to filling citizen boards that advise the government on planning and design because the administration wanted to take a hard look at how the boards can best be used, the county has filled some of the regional boards but is actively searching for volunteers for the Kona and Puna boards in particular.
The county Police Commission is holding a special meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday in the council chambers at the County Building in Hilo.
A critically endangered bird species on the Big Island may be beginning to rebound after extensive habitat restoration projects.
A 29-year-old Hilo man was indicted Wednesday by a Hilo grand jury for allegedly strangling his 24-year-old girlfriend to death almost 2 1/2 years ago.
Officials are proposing the release of a parasitoid wasp from Africa to assist in the fight against the invasive coffee berry borer.
U.S. Rep Kai Kahele has introduced a bill to reduce the Native Hawaiian blood quantum required for those wanting to succeed relatives who currently have a lease from the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands or are on the application waiting list.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Family and friends are mourning a Bellingham, Washington, woman who died in an apparent shark attack during a Hawaii vacation earlier this month.
The Maunakea Access Road above the Visitor Information Station likely will remain closed for at least the next couple of days, according to the University of Hawaii at Hilo Center for Maunakea Stewardship.
Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole was ranked by Forbes Advisor as the second-best airport for holiday travel in the nation, the financial media outlet announced last week.