KAILUA-KONA — More than 25 years ago, Valerie Delahaye-Ippolito stepped outside the Citadel in Cairo, Egypt, when an earthquake hit, toppling a building to the ground in front of her eyes.
KAILUA-KONA — The effort to widen a portion of Queen Kaahumanu Highway is still on track to be “substantially complete” in August, with the upcoming activation of a traffic signal to be the latest sign of progress on the nearly three-year-old project.
KAILUA-KONA — On April 20, Taggart Nakamoto, a Konawaena High School senior at the time, was writing an essay in his advanced-placement English class when he got the notification.
KAUPULEHU — As West Hawaii moves into the future, local business leaders say it’s crucial the state and region use its resources and look for opportunities to grow, cultivate and launch the industries of tomorrow, including those that literally shoot for the moon.
KAILUA-KONA — Three months after a deadline for surf school companies to bid for a spot in a pilot program intended to manage operations at Kahaluu Bay, the county department responsible for selecting the winning bidders has yet to make any announcement on the matter.
HONAUNAU — For three years now, Braxton Rocha has come to Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park’s annual cultural festival, taking time to help residents and visitors alike connect with local culture.