Kohala Animal Relocation and Education Service (KARES) received an unexpected donation from a group of Kueana Education Academy students.
The Kailua-Kona Public Library has a new librarian.
Hawaii County’s Mass Transit Agency is partnering with Uber to provide access to rides to and from COVID-19 vaccination appointments in as part of the county’s Hele-On Get Your Shot! campaign.
The Center for Biological Diversity announced Thursday a coalition of 60 community leaders, conservation organizations, businesses, elected officials and academics has petitioned the federal government to ban three harmful, coral-killing chemicals from sunscreens and other personal care products. The petition cites scientific studies on the dangers to Hawaii’s coral reefs and coastal ecosystems posed by oxybenzone, octinoxate and octocrylene.
Police towing fewer cars under ‘Aliyah’s Law’: Author of 2012 ordinance questions implementation; mayor wants law ‘applied more’ for DUIs
The author of Aliyah’s Law, a Hawaii County ordinance enacted in 2012 that allows police to order a vehicle towed at the driver’s expense, is questioning the implementation of the law named after Aliyah Braden, a 17-month-old toddler killed in fatal 2009 drunken driving crash.
The Hawaii Police Department’s Community Policing Unit was called to Costco Friday, not for a crime but to collect non-perishable food for The Food Basket, Hawaii Island’s lone food bank.
Police, Mothers Against Drunk Driving and family members who have lost loved ones to drunken drivers spread the message to drive sober this holiday weekend during a Friday afternoon sign waving event on Kuakini Highway.
Paolo Piro just started riding a unicycle a year and a half ago and now has an ambitious plan that will have him circling the Big Island to raise money for children’s cancer research.
Set up in a pavilion on the beach at Old Kona Airport Park Thursday morning, West Hawaii Community Health Center (WHCHC) staff welcomed homeless individuals taking part in the latest effort to vaccinate the community.
Kealakehe High School held a vaccine clinic Friday, the deadline for student-athletes to get their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine if they want to play this season.
Plans to open in-person appointments for unemployment benefits have been delayed amid rising COVID-19 cases.
With only one ICU bed open and a staffing shortage, Kona Community Hospital is preparing for the worst with a proactive approach.
Trial for a 47-year-old Waimea woman charged with the 2017 murder of a Waimea toddler has been continued for three weeks until a legal challenge can be resolved.
Trial began Thursday for a 47-year-old Waimea woman charged with murder in connection with the 2017 death of 3-year-old Fabian Garett-Garcia.
Evacuations orders have been issued for Waikoloa Village.