A 5-year-old boy was hospitalized in critical condition after an apparent near drowning Wednesday at Kawa Bay in Ka‘u.
HONOLULU — Some boat tours to the USS Arizona Memorial in Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor will resume this week, the National Park Service said.
Yes, window AC units require building permits in Hawaii County: DPW said energy code requires it, but it may be amended
Hawaii County is the only municipality in the state requiring people to get a building permit to put in a window air conditioner, a circumstance many say is not cool.
HONOLULU — A company that state Senate President Ronald Kouchi owns shares in and is employed by received a small business coronavirus relief loan from the U.S. government, according to data released by the Small Business Administration.
One of the bright spots in the ongoing COVID-19 story is a new sense of community building between neighbors who haven’t met before.
Practice facilities in the NBA have been open for a couple of months, with one major element missing from them.
CHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks say they will continue to use their team name because it honors a Native American leader who has been an inspiration to generations.
Recent high school graduates Catherine Chow (Keaau High) and Jaymie Kunitomo (Konawaena) added to their stipend collections as recipients of the Hawaii Medical Service Association’s Kaimana Awards &Scholarship Program.
With Fordham bowing out of its Sept. 12 game, one shoe has dropped and, now, the University of Hawaii football team waits to see if there might be more in this COVID-19 tossed season.
As baseball nears the two-week countdown to the start of its delayed season, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep more players, including Boston Red Sox projected opening day starter Eduardo Rodriguez, off the field.
SEATTLE — They will no longer be silent. They will no longer be afraid to speak up for what they believe is right and speak out against what they know to be wrong. They’ll educate teammates and others who don’t understand. And they won’t back down from this fight.
Create more affordable housing, or protect carpenters’ jobs?
One of Hawaii’s most visible physicians on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic said Tuesday Gov. David Ige should rethink the state’s plan to allow out-of-state visitors who arrive with a negative COVID-19 test in hand to bypass a 14-day quarantine starting Aug. 1.
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The recent spike in U.S. COVID-19 infections has mercifully been accompanied by a declining death count. There were days in the spring when the country had half the number cases but twice as many deaths. Now, at least, the U.S. is testing more widely.
A 55-year-old Pahoa man was arrested Tuesday afternoon after police were sent to the Hilo Home Depot store to a report of a disturbance.