Project pushback: Residents of Kona Vistas, nearby subdivisions meet with mayor about proposed development
KAILUA-KONA — Claude Thornton said he’s never been the type of person to come out to Homeowner Association meetings. But when he heard about plans to build a roughly 70-acre development near his Kona Vistas home that would provide access directly through his neighborhood, he had to speak out.
HONALO — Fitted with boots, a helmet and a smile, Moani Kanehailua sat astride “Elvis,” and holding onto the reins, gave the horse a confident “Walk on” before entering the arena with the help of some volunteers to join Bronson Gomes, sitting astride “Early.”
KEALAKEKUA — Konawaena Elementary School fourth-grader Waioleka Campbell knew exactly which bag she wanted when she saw it among the wide selection displayed at her school Wednesday.
KAILUA-KONA — Bill Santos got a haircut on Saturday — not something he does very frequently, just every four or five years.
KAILUA-KONA — As the partial federal government shutdown approaches the one-month mark, some are stepping up to offer a helping hand to employees who have been either furloughed or are working without pay.
WAIMEA — From its earliest days as a stallion station to today being the site of the Paniolo Heritage Center and home to the Paniolo Hall of Fame, Pukalani Stables has long been central to preserving the story of the generations of paniolo that shaped this region.
HONAUNAU — Like many who saw the reports of overflowing trash bins and desecration at Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park and the surrounding area, Hala Medeiros said she was upset by the news.