The Hawaii Island Humane Society is looking forward to opening its two shelters to the public in August.
A pair of shark sightings has forced the closure of two popular beach parks in West Hawaii.
A controversial statue left Liliuokalani Gardens Friday, and will be officially moved within a week.
A group of young athletes put on a show for spectators Friday afternoon on the volleyball court at Coconut Grove Marketplace. Konawaena volleyball coach Ainsley Keawekane put the athletes through a series of drills at a youth volleyball clinic, one of various clinics run daily throughout the summer. In addition to the youth clinics, the Keauhou Volleyball Association puts on handful of tournaments at Coconut Grove Marketplace; on the schedule for next weekend are the Queens of the Court and Kings of the Court tournaments, set to begin at 4:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday evening. (Photos by Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)
A remarkable discovery on Wednesday is providing a morale boast and hope to the dozens of experts working to save kiwikiu from extinction. One bird, released into the Nakula Natural Area Reserve (NAR) on the leeward slopes of Haleakala, was found alive and well, after being thought dead for 605 days, the Department of Land and Natural Resources said.
Thirteen public schools on the Big Island were found to have elevated levels of lead in their tap water, state agencies announced Thursday.
The Hawaii Supreme Court will hear arguments next month over whether the county overstepped its bounds by requesting neighbor islands’ police forces to assist in responding to the 2019 Thirty Meter Telescope protest.
Owners of a 4-acre North Kona parcel will have to wait a little longer before they’ll know whether the County Council will give them permission to rezone it from agriculture to urban and subdivide it into six residential lots.
Vocalist Nyla Watson and pianist Ana Flavia Zuim wowed the Kahilu Stage Sunday afternoon. Donned in a glittering red sequined gown, Watson charmed the audience with her life in song. The rapport between singer and accompanist was warm and genuine, as Watson shared her heart on her sistership with Zuim.
Help is on the way for Big Island ranchers fighting an invasive bug decimating pasture land in North and South Kona.
HONOLULU — With less than two weeks before the start ofew school year, the state Department of Education has posteda list of about 100 schools that will offer distance learning.
After almost six hours of extremely detailed and sometimes tense debate, the County Council on Wednesday first killed, then resurrected, a new residential building code.
The Hawaii County Council is urging the federal government to implement rules to prohibit close contact between humans and Hawaiian spinner dolphins.
HONOLULU — A former high-ranking city prosecutor once took a photo with a line of cocaine on the desk of her husband, then-Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha, according to court documents filed in preparation of a drug-dealing trial against her pain physician brother.
The number of nonresident military families and students to be extracted from population counts before state House and Senate seats are allocated to islands is down significantly from the 2010 census, a factor that could affect the distribution of legislative seats for the coming decade.