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A day of service: Kaiser Permanente volunteers give back on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

| | Jan 16 2018 - 12:06am | Comments

PUU WAAWAA — Nene wandered, honked and flew around the 55-acre enclosure at Puu Waawaa as volunteers planted, watered, weeded and created trails at the dryland forest for Kaiser Permanente’s annual Day of Service.

  1. | Posted: Jan 6 2018 - 12:05am

    LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) is investigating two cases of hepatitis A in Kauai residents. Symptoms began from November 2017, and an investigation is ongoing. The strain of the virus in both cases appears to be the same one currently circulating in California.

  2. | Posted: Jan 6 2018 - 12:05am

    The majority of Hawaii’s recent mumps cases have occurred in adults and adolescents, the state Department of Health said Friday, bucking a notion the disease most commonly affects young children.

  3. | Posted: Jan 5 2018 - 10:05pm

    Hawaii Island police have charged two suspects in connection with the kidnapping incident in Puna.

  4. | Posted: Jan 5 2018 - 10:05pm

    HONOLULU — Kaimana the monk seal got hooked — a second time. This time, she needed help getting it out.

  5. | Posted: Jan 5 2018 - 10:04pm

    KEALAKEKUA — Originally found unfit to stand trial in a negligent homicide case, Justin Rohan was deemed by a 3rd Circuit Court judge to be a danger to himself and others, and committed him to the Hawaii State Hospital in August.

  6. Posted: Jan 5 2018 - 12:02pm

    The Department of Land and Natural Resources announced today in a press release that after applying a Hawaii Supreme Court ruling from last year to an existing DLNR rule, no aquatic life may be taken for commercial aquarium purposes off West Hawaii until an environmental review is completed.

  7. | Posted: Jan 5 2018 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — In one week, it’ll be a year.

  8. | Posted: Jan 5 2018 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — A Honokaa man has been overwhelmed with the community support he’s received after ranting on Facebook about a theft from his home earlier this week.

  9. | Posted: Jan 5 2018 - 12:05am

    HILO — Hilo-Kona bus routes will be expanded, as well as routes in Hawaiian Paradise Park and elsewhere in Puna, thanks to a larger-than-anticipated federal grant.

  10. | Posted: Jan 5 2018 - 12:05am

    HILO — A Big Island lawmaker says Hawaii should legalize recreational marijuana even if the Trump administration clamps down on sales in states that already took that step.

  11. | Posted: Jan 4 2018 - 11:27pm

    Hawaii Island police arrested the remaining suspects wanted in connection with a kidnapping incident in Puna.

  12. | Posted: Jan 4 2018 - 1:12pm

    WASHINGTON — Global warming is making the world’s oceans sicker, depleting them of oxygen and harming delicate coral reefs more often, two studies show.

  13. | Posted: Jan 4 2018 - 12:38pm

    HILO — A woman who was a minor when she was sexually assaulted by an on-duty state Department of Land and Natural Resources enforcement officer two years ago on a Hilo beach is suing the officer, since fired, and the state agency.

  14. | Posted: Jan 4 2018 - 12:07pm

    HILO — A former driver for The Arc of Hilo who sexually assaulted a physically and mentally disabled woman last year in a van owned by the nonprofit organization was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison.

  15. | Posted: Jan 4 2018 - 10:19am

    HONOLULU — Kenji Price — a former federal prosecutor and Army Ranger who is now a director at the Honolulu law firm Alston Hunt Floyd &Ing — has been appointed interim U.S. attorney for Hawaii by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.