Shark attack closes Kealakekua Bay

Shark warning signs are being posted on both sides of Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park after a female swimmer was reportedly bitten by a shark this morning on the Napoopoo side of the bay in West Hawaii.

Contraflow coming to Hwy 130

HILO — The state Department of Transportation will reconfigure a stretch of Highway 130 to add a new northbound lane during morning rush hour on Monday, Aug. 26.

Red Wine with Breakfast: Toasting Italy

Italian wines are diverse, unique, and intriguing. Throughout the country, Italians cultivate little known and international varieties to pair with regional cuisines, each telling a distinct story of the land. These are wines you should be drinking now.

The right pork for summer grilling

It’s no coincidence that nearly everyone I know enjoys food from the grill. The smoky flavor, the golden browned bits, and the ease of cleanup make grilling the summertime impetus for gathering friends to table.

23 nabbed for DUI

Between Aug. 12 and Sunday, Hawaii Island police arrested 23 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Six of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under the age of 21.

BOE approves misconduct code revisions

HONOLULU — The Hawaii school board has voted to elevate the seriousness of high school bullying and harassment as disciplinary offenses, officials said.

Bike and swim leads to arrest

Hawaii Island Police have arrested and charged a 29-year-old Hilo woman following a bizarre chase on a bicycle that ended in the apprehension in the waters at Coconut Island, police said in a news release.