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Russ Roberts (https://hawaiinewsdigest.net).
Hawaii remains in need of an estimated 4,000 health care workers, especially on the neighbor islands and in rural Oahu.
Visits to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park got a brief boost when Kilauea erupted again last week, creating new reasons for visitors to come to Hawaii, but just like that, the dramatic view of multiple lava fountains feeding into a lake of molten rock is over.
James Kealoha Beach Park, also known as “Four Mile,” in Keaukaha will be closed from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. through Friday this week.
Uncle Billy’s survey complete: ‘Suspected asbestos’ found; concerns raised about feral cats on property
The state Department of Land and Natural Resources said Monday a hazardous materials survey indicated “suspected asbestos” in the former Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay Hotel.
County pool woes continue: Lack of lifeguards leads to unpredictable hours at many of the facilities
Residents continue to raise concerns about the lack of transparency pertaining to Hawaii County’s swimming pools.
The public is invited to an informational meeting Monday where the proposed Kuakini Heights Affordable Housing Project details will be presented.
Renovations to the former Hilo Memorial Hospital should begin by summer of 2024, architects say.
Police have charged a 31-year-old Keaau man with kidnapping and other offenses in connection with a domestic incident that occurred Tuesday evening on Ainaloa Drive in Puna.
Hawaii County will receive $1.5 million in a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to develop a reusable foodware and refillable water bottle system in Hilo.
Some Hilo residents have reservations about plans to develop land around the former Hilo Memorial Hospital.
Gov. Josh Green plans to issue a second emergency housing proclamation today that he hopes will mollify concerns and satisfy lawsuit complaints in order to fast-track construction of 50,000 new homes to give island residents a major reason to stay home.
WAILUKU, Hawaii — Authorities in Hawaii have adjusted the number of deaths from the deadly Maui wildfire down to at least 97 people.
A Captain Cook man was sentenced on Sept. 1 to life imprisonment with the possibility of parole after being convicted of second-degree murder and first-degree arson in connection with the May 2021 shooting death of Joey Richmond, 46, of Kailua-Kona, at the end of Keauhou-Kainaliu Beach Road, known locally as “End of the World,” in Keauhou.