Ethnobotanical garden a go to grow

The Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden in Captain Cook celebrated its grand re-opening Saturday with the Grow Hawaiian Festival.

Ka‘u man sentenced to prison for sex assault

A 36-year-old Ka‘u man indicted by a Kona grand jury for a 2017 sexual assault of a minor while serving an intermittent prison sentence for similar charges back to 2011 was sentenced Monday in Kona Circuit Court.

West Hawaii beach cleanup Saturday

Jeff Fear and the Big Island Wave Riders Against Drugs have been on a mission to clean up West Hawaii beaches for the past 27 years.

Makalei ambulance bill advances

An ambulance for the Makalei area moved one step closer to reality Tuesday after a measure to fund and staff the proposal was passed by the Senate Committee on Ways and Means.

Living and Design Expo continues

More than 40 vendors displayed their products and services Saturday at the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Living and Design Expo at the Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay Convention Center.