A Utah couple was charged by police on Thursday in Hilo for violating the state’s 14-day quarantine order.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration continues to warn consumers and health care professionals not to use certain alcohol-based hand sanitizers due to the dangerous presence of methanol, or wood alcohol — a substance often used to create fuel and antifreeze that can be toxic when absorbed through the skin as well as life-threatening when ingested.
HONOLULU — A sailing crew embarked from Honolulu on a mission to locate and recover the boat of Paralympian who died during a solo attempt to row from California to Hawaii.
Hawaii health officials Friday reported 123 new cases of COVID-19 as the state’s total case count topped 2,100.
The cause of a Thursday afternoon brush fire that broke out along Highway 11 in Puna remains under investigation.
The COVID-19 pandemic has clearly made us aware of how our individual lives and even society can be altered in a very short time by disease organisms. Our forests and landscapes can change rapidly as well. A very warm, wet period or dry one can drastically alter the species makeup of a forest. For example, our ohia forests are suffering not only from rapid ohia death, but from other diseases as well.
Our Legislature has reconvened and has adjourned for the year. If you blinked and missed it, you probably are not alone. This year, there was a huge focus on passing only essential items. As a result, only 86 bills passed the Legislature this year while in a typical year 250 to 300 bills are sent up.
Remembering the ‘Forgotten War’: Veterans reflect on Korean War, 67th anniversary of conflict’s end amid virus
Known as the “Forgotten War,” the Korean War started 70 years ago with North Korea invading the South on June 25, 1950. Ultimately, nearly five million civilians and soldiers were left dead, including nearly 37,000 American servicemen and an additional 7,800 classified as missing in action.
Donkey Mill Art Center presents “INUNDATION: Art and Climate Change in the Pacific” through Oct. 11.
The Orca is headed back to the waters of New England, but this time, its mission isn’t to hunt sharks. It’s to help save them.
WASHINGTON — With aid expiring, the White House offered a short-term extension Thursday of a $600 weekly unemployment benefit that has helped keep families and the economy afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic, but Democrats rejected it, saying President Donald Trump’s team failed to grasp the severity of the crisis.
BURLINGTON, Vt. — When the coronavirus pandemic forced the University of Vermont to close and send its students home, the alarm spread: