The Arabian jasmine (Jasminum sambac) is known in Hawaii as pikake. This lovely plant produces a fragrant white lei flower and makes a wonderful addition to a Hawaiian garden. Though likely native to India and Southeast Asia rather than Arabia, its arrival in Hawaii so delighted Princess Ka’iulani that she named it after her beloved birds, the peacocks.
For a third straight year, a Hawaiian monk seal has been pupped on West Hawaii’s shores, officials confirmed Wednesday.
The husband of a 41-year-old Washington woman reported missing late Tuesday night near Anaehoomalu Bay has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
WAIKOLOA VILLAGE The vision for Kamakoa Nui Skate Park in Waikoloa Village was more than a series of ramps and railings in a contouring bowl of concrete but its hard to see past that now.
HONOKAA Dragons pride will be on full display and on parade the third weekend of July in Honokaa.