DHHL looking to build homes in Kealakehe

KAILUA-KONA — The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands this year plans to award handful of vacant lots and start construction on more than a hundred homes for beneficiaries at the Villages of Laiopua in Kealakehe.

Fireworks prompt 100 calls

KAILUA-KONA — Big Island police received nearly 100 calls regarding fireworks over the New Year’s holiday.

New Year’s Day crash claims life of Waimea woman

KAILUA-KONA — A preliminary hearing is set later this month for a 34-year-old man facing a negligent homicide charge stemming from a vehicle-versus-pedestrian crash on New Year’s Day in South Kohala.

2019: The Year in Review

KAILUA-KONA — The final year of the decade — 2019 — may have flown by, but there was still plenty of time for big news on the Big Island.

$90M penciled in for Saddle extension

KAILUA-KONA — State transportation officials are targeting a new source of funding to help cover some of the cost of extending Daniel K. Inouye Highway to Queen Kaahumanu Highway.

Alii Drive reopened in Kailua Village

KAILUA-KONA — Alii Drive has reopened to both lanes of travel between Hualalai and Walua roads Friday after Hawaii County crews assessed a sinkhole that developed Tuesday fronting Coconut Grove Marketplace in Kailua Village.