Hawaii Community College — Palamanui holds drive-through graduation

Hawaii Community College — Palamanui graduated 102 students this school year, with associate degrees and certificates in Hawaiian studies, natural science, culinary arts and other academic programs. But due to COVID-19, the in-person commencement ceremony that traditionally occurs in May was canceled.

Advisory lifted for Kailua Bay

Work will begin Monday to repair a force main break on Alii Drive that sent nearly 20,000 gallons of sewage onto the roadway and into Kailua Bay on Saturday morning.

Sewage spill closes Kailua Bay

Alii Drive was shut down for several hours Saturday as county crews cleaned up a sewage spill in front of Niumalu Beach in Kailua Village.

Cauliflower coral not endangered

The National Marine Fisheries Service has determined reef-building cauliflower coral around Hawaii does not warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act.