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Tourism authority predicts increase in cruise ship, passenger arrivals

| | Nov 17 2017 - 1:34pm | Comments

HILO — Hawaii Island is expected to see a bump in cruise ship visitors in 2018 as the cruise industry continues to grow.

  1. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 2:55pm

    The Kona Coffee Cultural Festival wrapped up on Saturday with the Hoolaulea and Farmers Market Place at Makaeo Pavilion.

  2. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 12:57pm

    HILO — Before it became known as the world’s premier place for astronomy, Maunakea had long inspired reverence.

  3. Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 11:31am

    The victim found inside a Nov. 3 Kailua-Kona house fire has been identified as a Wayne Perry, 53, of Kalaoa, North Kona.

  4. Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 2:49pm

    Hawaii Island police have charged a 29-year-old Pahoa man in connection with a burglary of a vacant business building.

  5. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 10:55am

    KAILUA-KONA — It was only a year ago Savanna Delovio and her family were drowning on dry land. That’s when they found Hawaiian Community Lending.

  6. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — It’s a homecoming of sorts.

  7. | Posted: Nov 12 2017 - 12:05am

    Before it became known as the world’s premier place for astronomy, Maunakea had long inspired reverence.

  8. | Posted: Nov 11 2017 - 8:48pm

    KEALAKEKUA — The ongoing legal dispute between Big Island Dog Rescue and Hawaii Island Humane Society showed little signs of resolution last week as both parties were unwilling to compromise on any of the motions brought before a 3rd Circuit Court judge.

  9. | Posted: Nov 12 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Angel Pilago spoke Saturday of the silent soldiers encircling his place at the podium— both those listening intently from chairs under the canopy in front of him and those laid to rest beneath the army of fluttering American flags planted in the hallowed grounds of West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery behind him.

  10. | Posted: Nov 11 2017 - 12:05am

    HOLUALOA — For decades, the Scout Oath has obligated boys in scouting to the 12 points of the Scout Law.

  11. | Posted: Nov 11 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — The U.S. Army Garrison, Pohakuloa, is seeking public comments on its plan to manage cultural resources on its 132,000-acre training site tucked in the saddle between Maunakea and Mauna Loa.

  12. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 6:32pm

    Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that Don Zero estimated the West Hawaii veteran population at between 150-170 veterans. In actuality, Zero estimated the VFW membership in West Hawaii at between 150-170 veterans. The population of veterans in West Hawaii numbers in the thousands. It is the policy of West Hawaii Today to promptly correct any incorrect or misleading information as soon as it is brought to the attention of the paper.

  13. | Posted: Nov 10 2017 - 11:02am

    The Hawaii Police Department is asking for the public’s help in processing court bench warrants.

  14. | Posted: Nov 15 2017 - 10:38pm

    HILO — University of Hawaii researchers need the help of Big Island residents to gather information about the natural cycles of breadfruit trees.

  15. | Posted: Nov 10 2017 - 9:38pm

    HILO — The Hawaii Supreme Court was in session Thursday at the University of Hawaii at Hilo Performing Arts Center, witnessed by students from UH-Hilo and several local high schools.