HONOLULU — Hotel leaders and a hotel workers union are urging the state to designate hospitality workers as frontline essential workers.
The Big Island reported four new COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the total number of cases to 2,256.
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.
Nearly 15% of the Big Island’s population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and almost 10% is fully vaccinated, the lastest data released by the state Department of Health shows.
Hawaii County officials and private experts weighed in Thursday about how the county can improve the island’s ecological future.
Students in West Hawaii will soon be spending more time inside the classroom.
Three guns, 800 rounds of ammunitions and over three-quarters of an ounce of methamphetamine were reportedly located after search warrants were executed Thursday at a North Kona property.
A record of decision marking the completion of the environmental review process for the long-delayed extension of Daniel K. Inouye Highway is expected this fall.
The first shipment of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine arrived Wednesday in Hawaii.
A multi-agency software system designed to streamline the planning and building permit process is now scheduled to go live at the end of July, five years after the project first began.
The Hawaii County Council accepted Wednesday $83 million in federal funds for Kilauea eruption recovery projects in lower Puna.
Living treasure Norman Sakata marked his 95th birthday Tuesday with special recognition for his never-ending service to the Big Island community.
In an unusual — and somewhat controversial — move, federal wildlife officials in California are teaming up with a wind power company to breed endangered California condors in captivity, in an effort to replace any that might be felled by turbine blades.
More students could soon return to public schools across Hawaii as the state Department of Education works to bring additional keiki to campus for in-person instruction.