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.
Gov. David Ige announced Tuesday he’s appointed Laura Acasio of Hilo, an educator, to the state Senate District 1 seat vacated by Kai Kahele, who is now a U.S. congressman.
Hawaii Fire Department personnel used both county helicopters Monday afternoon to rescue nine hikers stranded in Pololu Valley.
Kona Community Hospital said Tuesday afternoon technical issues with its COVID-19 vaccine registration phone line have been fixed.
It may be a new year, but one thing certainly hasn’t changed as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on: hunger.