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Guy Lawrence Harper is scheduled to make his initial appearance in Hilo District Court on Monday afternoon. He remains in custody in lieu of $85,000 bail.
Teachers and 9th and 10th graders engaged in hands-on life science experiments, including an investigation into the prevalence of genetically modified organisms known as GMOs in Hilo’s natural environment.
Reinforcing long-period south-southeast swell of 170 degrees will peak later Monday and hold through Monday night before briefly diminishing late Tuesday.
Dr. Sylvia Hussey, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Ka Pouhana/CEO, has announced she will be leaving the organization at the end of the fiscal year to focus on her personal and ‘ohana health.
The County of Hawaiʻi Department of Public Works will work on the underground gas lines along Keawe Street, beginning today, June 26, from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. between Waiānuenue Avenue and Haili Street, weather permitting.
7-Eleven Hawaiʻi and OmniFoods have joined forces to launch a new plant-based katsu musubi, made with the award-winning Omni Luncheon plant-based meats.
Hawai’i Island United Way is the latest beneficiary of Ohana Fuels’ “Fuel Up. Do Good.” program.
Hawaiʻi County is holding its third town hall in the series, “Sustainable Horizons: Mayor Roth’s Community Impact Check-in,” that provides updates about county projects and issues — and fosters community engagement.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s has entered into an agreement with Hawaiʻi Community Lending to expand access to homes in rural Hawaʻi for low and very-low income residents.
Outrigger Resorts & Hotels announced Thursday it plans to acquire Kaua‘i Beach Resort & Spa in Līhu‘e.
Big Island Now Poll No. 17: What should be included in a new Maunakea management plan? By Nathan Christophel
In five years, the Maunakea Stewardship and Oversight Authority, a new state agency established by state statute last year, will assume full responsibility for the management and oversight of about 11,000 acres that includes the summit atop Hawai‘i’s tallest mountain.
Big Island police are asking for help from the public with locating a missing 15-year-old girl.
As of June 1, the first day of Pride Month, more than 520 bills had been introduced in state legislatures throughout the country targeted at restricting the rights — and lives — of people in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, plus community. A total of 74 measures had been enacted.
Hawaiʻi Rep. Trish La Chica has been recognized as a delegate for the Filipino Young Leaders Program, a collaborative effort between the Philippine Embassy, Consulates General in the United States and the Ayala Foundation.
The University of Hawai’i at Hilo landed 127 student-athletes on the Pacific West Conference 2022-23 Academic All-PacWest Team.
Multi-Nā Hōkū Hanohano award winner Sean Naʻauao is the concert headliner at The Shops at Wailea on June 30. The live performance will take place from 5:30-7 p.m. and benefit Hospice Maui, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing care to local families experiencing a bereavement state.
a $300,000 economic stability grant was awarded to Ma Ka Hana ‘Ike Building Program in Hāna, Maui, to provide job readiness training for students in vocational trades. A $10,000 ʻAhahui event grant was awarded to Hāna Arts to help support the Hāna Farmers Market.
Sylvia Hussey has served as chief executive officer since December 2019, and was the organization’s chief operating officer since joining the agency in November 2018.
PMRF to host America’s Most West Freedom Fest featuring fireworks, family fun and music headliner Common Kings
The event is free and open to the public, and features Common Kings as the music headliner.