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Pickleball all the rage: Demand for courts grows as sport soars in popularity
Pickleball is growing rapidly in popularity around Hawaii Island as more people are introduced to the fun, dynamic sport.
Kawaihae business launches fully electric catamaran
A sea tour operator in Kawaihae is leading the way toward a more eco-friendly industry with Hawaii’s first fully electric sailing charter vessel.
‘Losing momentum’ in albizia battle: Officials look for solutions as funding dwindles
As funding for albizia removal on the Big Island dries up, the invasive trees — and the danger they pose — are spreading again.
Donors rally to save Pahoa High prom
Thanks to supportive Tribune-Herald readers and the community, Pahoa High School students raised the funds needed for their junior/senior prom.
Effort to legalize recreational marijuana use in Hawaii goes up in smoke
A push to legalize recreational adult use of marijuana in Hawaii has failed yet again.
How a Big Island family aided in recovery of nene gosling
A nene family was reunited and relocated last week after an illegal capture and removal of its gosling from Wailoa River State Recreation Area in Hilo.
Green signs into law measure on conditions of felony charges
Gov. Josh Green on Wednesday signed into law a bill that codifies the conditions under which felony prosecutions can be initiated within Hawaii.
Help sought finding owner of bracelet lost on BI
Thirty years after discovering it, a Colorado woman is seeking the owner of a bracelet found on a West Hawaii beach.
Woman cited after taking nene gosling from Hilo park
Meiqin Chen, 57, of Hilo was cited this morning by state law enforcement officers after allegedly removing a nene gosling from Wailoa River State Recreation Area in Hilo.
Companies launch weather balloons from N. Hawaii
A pair of weather balloons will be launched from North Hawaii this week, and residents are advised to not be alarmed.
County awards grants to address homelessness
Hawaii County announced 16 grants totaling $7.5 million will be awarded to organizations around the island to address homelessness.
County to dedicate new ambulances
Seven new ambulances are joining Hawaii County’s emergency vehicle fleet after years of COVID-19-related delays.
State bill to outlaw flavored tobacco products dies again, despite wide-spread support
A state House Bill banning the sale of flavored tobacco products appears to be dead.
Police seek leads on missing Hilo man
Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 73-year-old Danny L. Ostlund of Hilo, who was reported missing Wednesday.
Conceptual plans for Holualoa Elementary unveiled
Holualoa Elementary held a School Community Council meeting to discuss plans for the future and new possible school designs amid concerns of mold and other potential health hazards at the 128-year-old school.
Downtown Hilo Sack N Save reopened after Freon gas leak
Six fire units, including the HAZMAT company, responded to the downtown Hilo Sack N Save supermarket Tuesday afternoon.
Pacific Tsunami Museum reopens: ‘Through stories, we can teach people how to survive’
The Pacific Tsunami Museum has reopened for visitors and locals alike with a change of leadership and plans for new exhibits.
Puna Kai briefly up for sale with an asking price of $68M
The Puna Kai Shopping Center is not for sale, claims its developer, despite the property appearing in an online real estate listing.
Disaster-tested Pahoa High students need help with prom
Pahoa students have persevered through the 2018 Kilauea eruption, Hurricane Iselle and the COVID-19 pandemic, and after nearly a decade of turmoil, they’re ready to celebrate their final years of high school.
Council takes action on sewage plant
A Hawaii County Council committee on Tuesday recommended passage of a bill that would split a rehabilitation project for the Hilo Wastewater Treatment Plant into two phases.