Mental fitness hearing delayed

A 52-year-old Hilo man who pleaded not guilty to a host of charges filed in connection with the alleged September 2022 abduction and ensuing crimes committed against a 15-year-old Kona girl was in court Thursday for a mental health fitness hearing.

Swingin’ for gold

The Mayor’s Cup Senior Softball Tournament continues today at Old Kona Airport Park with 34 teams from Hawaii and the mainland competing.

Filling up

The West Hawaii Sanitary Landfill is on pace to reach capacity in less than 25 years.

A Rising Star

An early Christmas present came to the Anahu-Ambrosio family in South Kona when their son, a Konawaena standout, signed with Division I University of Nevada, securing his space in Big Island athletes that have made it to the ranks.