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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 16 2018 - 12:06am

    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.

  2. | Posted: Jan 16 2018 - 12:06am

    HILO — A state Ethics Commission attorney has cleared Mayor Harry Kim’s contracted lobbyist to perform his duties without registering as a lobbyist, according to county Corporation Counsel Joe Kamelamela.

  3. | Posted: Jan 16 2018 - 12:06am

    HILO — In light of Saturday’s false ballistic missile alert, the American Red Cross on Monday reminded Hawaii residents to remain prepared for any disaster, natural or man-made.

  4. | Posted: Jan 16 2018 - 12:06am

    HILO — The Big Island real estate market ended 2017 in a strong position after residential sales increased islandwide from 2016.

  5. | Posted: Jan 15 2018 - 6:37pm

    Hawaii’s emergency authorities lacked reasonable safeguards to prevent the kind of false alert that panicked residents on Saturday with a warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack, the head of the Federal Communications Commission said.

  6. | Posted: Jan 15 2018 - 6:37pm

    The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency employee who set off a statewide panic on Saturday morning by sending out a false alarm about an incoming ballistic missile has been temporarily reassigned, but there are no plans to fire him or identify him publicly, a state official said.

  7. | Posted: Jan 15 2018 - 6:37pm

    HONOLULU — Policies to alleviate Hawaii’s persistent homelessness problem and chronic housing shortage are expected to top the agenda when state lawmakers open a new legislative session this week.

  8. | Posted: Jan 15 2018 - 6:37pm

    WAILUKU, Maui — A humpback whale spotted near Maui has been freed of braided line caught in its mouth.

  9. Posted: Jan 15 2018 - 7:29am

    Trump defends self after comments: ‘I’m not a racist’

  10. | Posted: Jan 15 2018 - 7:28am

    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.

  11. | Posted: Jan 15 2018 - 7:28am

    By Rick Winters

  12. | Posted: Jan 15 2018 - 7:28am

    KAILUA-KONA — Several residents at the Alii Heights subdivision in North Kona dealt with more than downed deep wells and mandatory water restrictions during the Hawaii County Department of Water Supply’s tumultuous year.

  13. Posted: Jan 13 2018 - 9:10pm

    Leaders say Trump presidency is at odds with MLK’s legacy

  14. | Posted: Jan 13 2018 - 9:10pm

    NEW YORK — Donald Trump’s vulgar remarks questioning why the U.S. should admit immigrants from Haiti and Africa have spotlighted the bitter divide among American evangelicals about his presidency.

  15. | Posted: Jan 14 2018 - 12:06am

    The National Weather Service issued a high surf warning for north- and west-facing shores through the holiday weekend.