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.
Three new Hawaii Island and 50 Oahu cases were among 66 positive results announced by the Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center as of noon Tuesday, bringing the statewide tally to 14,773 since Feb. 28. Of the remaining cases, two were on Maui and nine were on Lanai, bringing that island’s total case count to 87. Two previous cases were removed due to updated laboratory information.
Hawaii Island Police are searching for a 33-year-old Ocean View man wanted for questioning in connection with an early morning shooting that took place on October 26, 2020.
Police say a 49-year-old Hilo man found slain Sunday morning in Kalapana died of multiple gunshot wounds.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii is among those suing the Honolulu Police Department, claiming that an officer targeted and harassed a 15-year-old boy, “motivated solely by a personal vengeance.”
More than a dozen traveling nurses will help support Life Care Center of Hilo as it contends with a COVID-19 outbreak.
The second phase of the Hilo Bayfront Trails will be rebid after initial bids for the project came in over budget.
HONOLULU — Some Honolulu bar owners have filed a lawsuit claiming the city’s tiered system for reopening businesses during the coronavirus pandemic is arbitrary.
HONOLULU — An increase in firearm permits issued and firearms registered this year may be the result of the coronavirus and the upcoming national election, the Honolulu police chief said.
Christmas trees might be harder to come by this year on Hawaii Island because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lt. Gov. Josh Green called for a stronger, uniform statewide mask mandate on Sunday as Hawaii Island reported its highest single-day jump in new COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.
Health officials reported 16 new cases of COVID-19 on Hawaii Island on Saturday, bringing the island’s total case count to 1,170.
The East Hawaii Region of Hawaii Health Systems Corp. is preparing to take over the management of Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home Jan. 1, 2021.