Activists delay rebuild of Hawaii hotel with Elvis ties

HONOLULU — Developers rebuilding a storied, hurricane-ravaged Hawaii hotel with a Hollywood connection were looking forward to the Coco Palms’ rebirth when two men showed up last year, claiming to own the property because they descend from King Kaumualii, the last ruler of Kauai.

Albizia culling in East Hawaii

The Hawaii Island Albizia Task Force announced it will carry out a series of albizia control projects costing $1 million within the next several weeks on the east side of the Big Island.

Henry Opukahaia celebrated in song

Henry Opukahaia, one of the first Hawaiians to convert to Christianity and inspire missionaries to come to the islands, was celebrated Saturday at Mokuaikaua Church with a memorial concert on the 200th anniversary of his death.

Brewing Controversy

KAILUA-KONA — The arrival of a new player in the Kona coffee game has stirred more than milk and sugar into the region’s proverbial drink.