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| | Jan 15 2018 - 7:28am | Comments

Community members have helped identify “several thousand” faces, locations and events captured in images by the late Hilo photographer John Howard Pierce, Lyman Museum officials said this week.

  1. | Posted: Dec 26 2017 - 12:05am

    CHICAGO — The good news for many in the Northeast and Midwest was that it has been a white Christmas. The bad news was that a blizzard swept into parts of New England and bitter cold enveloped much of the Midwest.

  2. | Posted: Dec 25 2017 - 7:08pm

    KAILUA-KONA — The research is clear: music education is a boon for children.

  3. | Posted: Dec 25 2017 - 7:08pm

    HILO — Although feral pig populations on the Big Island appear to remain steady, for some residents, swine incursions seem to be plentiful.

  4. | Posted: Dec 25 2017 - 4:40am

    Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that Kona Beth Shalom, an unaffiliated congregation in West Hawaii, had no physical location. Past president Barry Blum said in an email to the Hawaii Tribune Herald on Friday that the congregation has used different structures as places of worship since the mid-1980s, though the congregation has never owned a facility. It is the policy of West Hawaii Today to correct any incorrectly reported information as soon as it is brought to the attention of the paper.

  5. | Posted: Dec 25 2017 - 12:05am

    Although feral pig populations on the Big Island appear to remain steady, for some residents, swine incursions will make the holiday a brown Christmas.

  6. | Posted: Dec 25 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — Oceanfront property owners who once were well shy of the protected state shoreline could find themselves having to purchase easements for their existing homes and structures such as seawalls as the sea creeps inland.

  7. | Posted: Dec 25 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — As of Dec. 17, police have arrested 1,115 people on suspicion of driving under the influence, a little more than 5 percent more than the same time period last year, according to the Hawaii Police Department.

  8. | Posted: Dec 25 2017 - 12:05am

    BETHLEHEM, West Bank — It was a subdued Christmas Eve in the traditional birthplace of Jesus on Sunday, with spirits dampened by cold, rainy weather and recent violence sparked by President Donald Trump’s recognition of nearby Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

  9. | Posted: Dec 24 2017 - 7:26pm

    HILO — A letter to Santa Claus from 6-year-old Xaymien Kela of Hilo received a heartwarming response from local businesses and health care workers.

  10. | Posted: Dec 24 2017 - 10:33am

    KAILUA-KONA — As Eddie Hayward went down a wave in his outrigger canoe off Kohanaiki Point and saw the shadow and pectoral fin of a whale approach him, he said, “you just wanted to hit the pause button and just stop everything.”

  11. | Posted: Dec 24 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — The Christmas spirit was in full swing Saturday afternoon at Umekes Fishmarket Bar and Grill where the restaurant and Keikis of Da Aina invited kids and their families to come together and celebrate the holiday.

  12. | Posted: Dec 24 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — The North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, has launched its annual Santa locator tool for keiki who want to know exactly when jolly old Saint Nick will visit Hawaii.

  13. | Posted: Dec 24 2017 - 12:05am

    ZAMBOANGA, Philippines — A tropical storm in the southern Philippines unleashed flash floods that swept away people and houses and set off landslides, reportedly leaving more than 120 people dead and 160 others missing, officials said.

  14. Posted: Dec 24 2017 - 12:05am

    Trump supporters greet tax law with shrugs and measured hope

  15. | Posted: Dec 23 2017 - 9:47pm

    Puna home invasion being investigated