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HONOLULU — A legal battle over whether Hawaii can continue enforcing a new law banning firearms on its world-famous beaches went before a U.S. judge, who said Friday she would rule as soon as possible but didn’t give a specific date.
People can view the gorgeous displays of thousands of orchids, including exotic orchid species and hybrids not typically found at retail and grocery store chains, at Edith Kanakaole Multi-Purpose Stadium from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Orchids for sale are suited to beginning through expert growers. There will be local food, lectures and demonstrations available through the weekend.
The fourth annual Experience Volcano Festival will celebrate the diverse people and culture of Volcano this weekend.
Gov. Josh Green on Thursday announced plans to apply for two federal grant initiatives to help with the housing crisis in Hawaii.
A mainland-based insurance provider is pulling out of the Hawaii market, leaving residents in Lava Zones 1 and 2 in a tough spot.
At Mayor Mitch Roth’s Waimea Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, Acting Deputy Police Chief Reed Mahuna announced the initiative to put a lifesaving devise in the hands of all officers on the island.
An effort to offer Big Island commercial farmers a better break on their taxes took a new form Wednesday.
Police are renewing their request for the community’s assistance in locating 32-year-old Jasmine Swartz of Kailua-Kona, who was reported missing by her family in April.
Christy Logan had an epiphany nearly 10 years ago when acting as a substitute teacher at Kealakehe Elementary School turned into an idea, then a mission.
The University of Hawaii has reached an agreement with those responsible for a ransomware attack on the Hawaii Community College network.
For the second year in a row, youth from the Keaukaha Canoe Club are anticipating an international trip of a lifetime.
County Council members hope to broaden how Kilauea recovery grants can be awarded in Lower Puna.
A single piece of military hardware has been recovered from an 11,000-acre area in Waimea over the last 17 years, according to a report from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.