“If you live here, give back: Old Kona Airport Park pavilions get facelift.”
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Propane shortage hits island
A late shipment of propane to a Big Island supplier resulted in several dispensers posting “no propane” signs this week and the fueling of rumors that residents wouldn’t be able to refill their tanks for weeks.
‘If you live here, give back’: Old Kona Airport Park pavilions get facelift
The beach pavilions at Old Kona Airport Park are getting a facelift this week thanks to the donation of time and materials by three local companies.
HCCC reports uptick in COVID cases: Origin of outbreak ‘difficult to pinpoint’
Hawaii Community Correctional Center appears to be on the mend after an uptick in COVID-19 cases at the facility following the holidays.
Prized replica of feathered helmet stolen
A piece of art stolen from the Volcano House hotel last week has an estimated value of more than $30,000.
Scouts sued over boy’s death
The family of an 11-year-old Boy Scout who was killed in August when an AK-47 semiautomatic rifle was accidentally discharged is suing the Boy Scouts of America and the Boy Scouts of America, Aloha Council.
Mental exam ordered for alleged killer
The mother of the 21-year-old Hilo man who allegedly stabbed his grandparents to death early Monday morning in the family’s Panaewa home called police to report a suicide in progress, saying her son was experiencing an episode of schizophrenia and had a knife.
State eyes purchase in North Kohala for PONC preservation
Residents can nominate sites around the Big Island to be acquired and preserved through Hawaii County’s Public Access, Open Space, and Natural Resources Preservation Commission.
Two-year sentence for Hawaii woman’s Trump lobbying scheme
HONOLULU — An American consultant was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison for an illicit lobbying effort to get the former Trump administration to drop an investigation into the multibillion-dollar looting of a Malaysian state investment fund, and to arrange for the return of a Chinese dissident living in the U.S.
Coast Guard tracks Russian ship near Hawaii
HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard in recent weeks has been monitoring a Russian vessel, believed to be an intelligence-gathering ship, off the coast of the Hawaiian Islands.
Lawmakers return with vows to help working families
HONOLULU — Lawmakers opened a new session of the state Legislature on Wednesday with proposals to provide more tax relief to working families and impose fees on travelers using popular state parks and trails.
Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai continues tradition of charitable giving
It was a beautiful day Tuesday at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai as a handful of grateful people from Big Island nonprofits gathered on the oceanside 18th tee at the Jack Nicklaus-designed Hualalai Golf Course.
Grandson accused of killing grandparents
Joshua Makana Jiro Ho, 21, of Hilo was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder and other offenses following an early morning incident Monday that led to the death of his grandparents, Jeffrey Yoshio Takamine and Carla Kayoko Takamine.
Aerial sheep hunting scheduled for end of month
The state Department of Land and Natural Resources will conduct aerial hunting operations to reduce sheep populations in Maunakea forest reserves at the end of the month.
The West Hawaii Sanitary Landfill is on pace to reach capacity in less than 25 years.
Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai field includes 7 World Golf Hall of Fame members
The 42-player field is set for the season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai slated Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Jack Nicklaus-designed Hualalai Course.
Search continues for missing fisherman
Hawaii Island police have launched a missing person investigation after a 63-year-old man went overboard while fishing on a boat off Honaunau on Sunday morning.
Nonprofit reports needle exchange record
The nonprofit Hawaii Health and Harm Reduction Center reported a record number of needle syringe exchanges in Hawaii County and the state in 2021.
Hilo couple allegedly killed by grandson remembered as humble, generous people
The victims of an apparent double homicide Monday in Hilo are being remembered as low-key, humble people who, in their quiet way, made the community a better place.
Renovation planned for Kona hotel
The iconic Kona Bay Hotel in Kailua Village is set for a multi-million renovation and rebranding.
Puna man dances his way into popular Cirque du Soleil show
Like so many young people from Hawaii, Kekuahiwi Woods left for Las Vegas to pursue better career opportunities than he could find here at home.