Traffic shifts makai on Queen Kaahumanu Highway

Northbound and southbound traffic along the stretch of Queen Kaahumanu Highway under construction was scheduled to shift to the new road’s makai lanes overnight, with transition work expected to finish by 5 a.m. this morning.

2018 Women’s March slated in Kona

KAILUA-KONA — On Jan. 21 of last year, millions of people joined demonstrations around the world as part of the Women’s March, held one day after the inauguration of President Donald Trump.

Among the stars

KOHALA — Christian Fisher, a self-professed “astronomy nerd,” loves science and loves technology.

Milolii charter school wins $10k in state contest

KAILUA-KONA — From a new take on the auto shop to proposing a business that recycles rubbish into sports equipment, three teams of students at Kua o Ka La Public Charter School are learning to put their talents and passions to work — and getting some solid cash in return.

Audit blasts outbreak responses

KAILUA-KONA — On Oct. 28, 2015, a week after confirming a case of dengue fever in a patient who had visited Hookena Beach, the Department of Health’s State Laboratory Division confirmed four more cases of the disease.