The five-time Na Hoku award winner offered a five-star performance last Saturday on Kahilu TV’s livestream broadcast.
UPDATE: Hawaii County reported Friday morning that all beaches in West Hawaii have reopened.
Legislation directing the U.S. Forest Service to assess the potential for Hawaii lands to be declared a national forest has been introduced by Hawaii’s Congressional Delegation.
It wasn’t another state championship — not even close.
The state House of Representatives on Thursday passed a pair of resolutions calling for the formation of a working group to develop recommendations for the future of Maunakea governance.
Living treasure Norman Sakata marked his 95th birthday Tuesday with special recognition for his never-ending service to the Big Island community.
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.
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.
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.
Roth releases ‘bare bones’ budget: Mayor’s first budget plan reflects cutbacks, uncertainty at Legislature
Faced with uncertainty and cutbacks at the state level, Mayor Mitch Roth on Monday released the first proposed budget of his term, described by staff as a “bare bones” plan as the county grapples with the fiscal aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.
Confusion surrounding a state donation of rapid COVID-19 test kits to the Big Island will not affect the county’s post-arrival testing program, officials say.
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.
A judge has denied a bail reduction or release without bail for a 39-year-old Kona man who was arrested Thursday in Puna for numerous firearms and drug offenses.