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.
A Kona Circuit Court judge on Wednesday severed the case of two Puna women accused of murder in the 2018 death of a 6-year-old boy at a Kealakehe apartment complex. Supervised release was also granted to one of the defendants.
A 38-year-old Kailua-Kona man Thursday pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and other charges filed connection with a June 21 crash in Ka‘u that killed a 31-year-old woman.
Remembering the ‘Forgotten War’: Veterans reflect on Korean War, 67th anniversary of conflict’s end amid virus
Known as the “Forgotten War,” the Korean War started 70 years ago with North Korea invading the South on June 25, 1950. Ultimately, nearly five million civilians and soldiers were left dead, including nearly 37,000 American servicemen and an additional 7,800 classified as missing in action.
Full Life, a Hawaii Island nonprofit dedicated to helping people with developmental disabilities lead happy, productive and self-directed lives, recently provided dozens of clients with a disaster preparedness kit amid the threat of Hurricane Douglas, which skirted the state over the weekend.
A Kailua-Kona man accused of an islandwide crime spree last August has pleaded no contest to 21 of the 43 charges filed against him.
Hundreds of bags of school supplies were distributed Saturday ahead of the anticipated reopening of Hawaii Island public schools early next month.
A Kona Circuit Court Judge maintained bail Wednesday for a 29-year-old woman charged with attempted murder for allegedly ramming a moped carrying two people June 13.
One West Hawaii school is gearing up for reopening on Aug. 4 with an extra layer of protection for students and teachers.
A steady stream of cars filtered through Big Island Grill’s parking lot Saturday as Aloha MAP staff distributed 900 bags filled with school supplies to students participating in the summer program.
Kona Community Hospital said Saturday that all but three of the 548 COVID-19 tests administered to staff on Thursday have come back negative for the virus.
Kona Community Hospital on Friday was unable to provide the results of COVID-19 testing performed Thursday on staff, patients, and ancillary personnel.
‘We needed to test everybody’: Kona hospital testing all employees, providers after 3 test positive for COVID-19
In a swift reaction to the news that three employees at Kona Community Hospital tested positive for COVID-19, the facility’s entire staff was tested for the coronavirus on Thursday.
The West Hawaii Civic Center welcomed the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney to its campus this week as the long-awaited building was finally ready for occupancy.