A 37-year-old Pittsburgh man made his initial court appearance Wednesday on a charge of manslaughter stemming from an altercation at a Kailua-Kona vacation rental that resulted in the death of his roommate.
Unable to hold their annual Egg Rush at Old Kona Airport Park because of COVID, Oasis Church held a drive through event Saturday at Kona International Market.
Visitor numbers continue to increase, although the number of people coming to vacation in the Aloha State is still lower than pre-pandemic arrivals.
Kona Community Hospital has begun preregistering Phase 2 individuals age 50 and older to receive the Pfizer vaccine at their Thursday mega clinics held at Kekuaokalani Gymnasium in Kailua-Kona.
One little Kona girl has a big dream — to make it to the Olympics and win a gold medal in boxing.
A concurrent resolution has been introduced by the state Senate and House to convene a working group to develop a comprehensive plan for the 179-acre Keahole Agricultural Park located at the bottom of Kaiminani Drive in Kailua-Kona.
Another Big Island crop is under attack by an invasive species prompting the Department of Agriculture to issue a pest alert.
After being out of the water for a year due to COVID, the Ka‘awaloa glass bottom boat, a fixture in Kealakekua Bay, was launched Saturday and returned to her mooring ready to take passengers on an unforgettable journey.
Kona Community Hospital held its second COVID-19 vaccine mega clinic Thursday, with more than 600 individuals registered to receive a dose at Kekuaokalani Gymnasium in Kailua-Kona.
Editor’s note: Each Wednesday, West Hawaii Today is publishing a story about individuals, groups or organizations that have helped make life better for others in our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A man wanted for skipping a court hearing in a manslaughter case is in police custody and facing an array of new charges.
Five bills related to marijuana remain alive in the state Legislature and will be heard in committee this week.
Enduring cold temperatures, high winds and rain, 800 soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division from Schofield Barracks are honing their skills at Pohakuloa Training Area.