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HILO — In Hawaii, a popular diversion from the typical Thanksgiving holiday of family, food, football and Black Friday is the beach.

  1. | Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 9:00pm

    HONOLULU — Experts say the Republicans’ proposed changes to the federal tax code do not bode well for many Hawaii taxpayers.

  2. | Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 4:58pm

    KAILUA-KONA — A Kona grand jury has indicted a man accused of sexually abusing a minor more than five years ago.

  3. | Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 4:28pm

    President Donald Trump declared his first Asian tour “tremendously successful” as he hopped on a plane bound for Washington. But when he landed at the White House late Tuesday he arrived with few concrete accomplishments in hand.

  4. | Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 12:06am

    KALAOA — Authorities have identified a man found dead in a North Kona house fire earlier this month.

  5. | Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — This is probably news to most Big Island tenants, but, according to the federal government, rental costs here have dropped.

  6. | Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — A project to widen 2.8 miles of Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea hit a roadblock Thursday when Hawaii County canceled the bid solicitation after one of the bidders protested the procurement process, claiming it was unfair.

  7. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 9:50pm

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — New guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition, which now plagues nearly half of U.S. adults.

  8. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 9:50pm

    SEATTLE — On the same day a federal appeals court allowed part of President Donald Trump’s travel ban to take effect, advocacy groups filed a new lawsuit Monday challenging the administration’s related efforts to restrict or ban certain refugees from entering the U.S.

  9. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 9:50pm

    KEALAKEKUA — Thirty-six attorneys were recognized during the Kona Self-Help Recognition Awards on Nov. 7 for voluntarily providing free legal information to 600-plus Hawaii Island residents who sought help at the recently expanded Kona Courthouse Self-Help Center in 2017.

  10. | 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.

  11. Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 4:25pm

    During the week of Nov. 6-12, 2017, Hawaii Island police arrested 22 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under the age of 21.

  12. | 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.

  13. 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.

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

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

  15. 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.