Create more affordable housing, or protect carpenters’ jobs?
One of Hawaii’s most visible physicians on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic said Tuesday Gov. David Ige should rethink the state’s plan to allow out-of-state visitors who arrive with a negative COVID-19 test in hand to bypass a 14-day quarantine starting Aug. 1.
HONOLULU — Researchers say a recently discovered species of seaweed is killing large patches of coral on once-pristine reefs and is rapidly spreading across one of the most remote and protected ocean environments on earth.
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 55-year-old Pahoa man was arrested Tuesday afternoon after police were sent to the Hilo Home Depot store to a report of a disturbance.
HONOLULU — Hawaii reported 41 additional cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday, the most in one day since the pandemic began.
HONOLULU — State lawmakers stalled funding for a 10-story public elementary school, preventing a groundbreaking this year for the state’s first vertical public school.
HONOLULU — Hawaiian Airlines Inc. says 13 of its employees have tested positive for the coronavirus following an annual training course.
A plea deal is still in the works for a 52-year-old Hilo man accused of starving his 9-year-old daughter to death more than four years ago.
A 43-year-old man will spend up to a half-decade behind bars for a 2019 shooting that injured one and triggered an 11-day manhunt.