Instead of lamenting their jobs selling timeshares lost when the pandemic shut down tourism, Edward Blum and Jared Dufault decided to open their own business.
Generations of keiki in West Hawaii have witnessed the magic of Barry “The Great Barusky” Gitelson or have left one of his appearances with a balloon animal, but during the pandemic, unable to perform his craft, he has found another way to spread the magic of love and hope.
Tuesday afternoon presented the perfect opportunity for keiki to skateboard to their heart’s content at Old Kona Airport Park in Kailua-Kona.
West Hawaii’s hospitals have vaccinated more than 500 people since Dec. 23.
Hawaii Island residents are ready to bid adieu to 2020 and welcome the new year with a bang, and firework vendors are prepared to meet their needs.
To help make the holidays greener, Hawaii County will again offer free tree-cycling.
Dozens and dozens of cars lined up at the surviving small business of Waimea Coffee Company to receive free meals and a whole lot of cheer ahead of Christmas. Organizers Victoria Scott and Tenny Lindsey-Velez of Waimea built this event off a random conversation that ended up with both saying, “I’m in! I’m in!”
The first 25 frontline workers at Kona Community Hospital received their initial dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday afternoon in Kealakekua.
After months of nearly nonexistent business because of COVID-19, one tour company has seen an uptick in bookings since Sunday’s eruption commenced at Kilauea Volcano‘s summit.
A Puna woman was sentenced to serve up to a quarter-century behind bars for the 2018 Halloween killing of a 6-year-old boy at a Kealakehe apartment complex.
A Kailua-Kona man who plead guilty to a plethora of charges in connection to a 2019 islandwide crime spree was charged Monday in Hilo Circuit Court with four counts relating to contraband in jail.
The familiar Salvation Army bell ringing and red kettles will still be at stores this year, although at fewer locations.
A Kailua-Kona man accused of illegal aquarium fish collection in West Hawaii Waters pleaded not guilty Thursday in Circuit Court.
A one-woman army has taken to the streets to address Kona’s homeless problem.
A Thanksgiving tradition at Kealakehe Intermediate School will still be held, albeit in a different format than in previous years.
A contingency of Boy Scouts, family members and National Guardsmen placed flags on veterans’ graves Saturday at the West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery.