Kona Community Hospital expects to begin vaccinating people as young as 12 with Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine as early as Friday.
A new license plate featuring the Hokule‘a voyaging canoe should available for Big Island drivers later this year.
Hawaii County will find a way to cover the tab to maintain full lifeguard services at two state beach parks on the Big Island, despite state lawmakers halving the amount needed to contract the life-saving personnel.
A determination has yet to be made on a proposal to impose a temporary closure of Kailua Pier starting next Saturday.
Hawaii Community College — Palamanui and the University Center, West Hawaii, will host a drive-through commencement ceremony from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 15 at the Kona campus.
A bill banning the intentional release of balloons and establishing a fine for violators who do so is headed to Gov. David Ige for his signature.
A 37-year-old Hilo man is being held on $100,000 bail for allegedly assaulting an elderly woman at a Waiakea Villas bar on April 10.
The Hawaii County Office of the Prosecuting Attorney kicked off National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Monday in Kailua-Kona.
‘A step in the right direction’: State floats temporary night closure of Kailua Pier to address homelessness, illegal activities
A temporary closure of the Kailua Pier is being floated as a means to address homelessness and illegal activities taking place at the public facility.
Last season, Deadliest Catch captain and Alaskan legacy fisherman, Josh Harris and his business partner, Casey McManus set out on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to the Big Island after discovering the late Capt. Phil Harris’ fishing charts.
No new positive COVID-19 tests were reported Tuesday among inmates or staff at Hawaii Community Correctional Center, which remains in quarantine after an employee recently tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the Department of Public Safety confirmed.
The Hawaii County Fire Commission Wednesday set aside its March 10 selection of the Big Island’s next fire chief, opting to redo the vote in open session after questions were raised about how the vote was initially cast.
Alaka‘i Academy is moving forward with plans to build a preschool campus of its own off Queen Kaahumanu Highway in Kailua-Kona.
Lt. Gov. Josh Green anticipates Hawaii will reach the one million COVID-19 vaccine dose mark by week’s end.
The Board of Land and Natural Resources Friday fined the Edmund C. Olson Trust, owner of the Keaiwa Reservoir above Pahala, for failure to comply with a notice of deficiency issued in February 2020.