The Hawaii Island Humane Society had all hands on deck to bring in more than 20 dogs to its shelter in Keaau from Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary on Thursday afternoon.
Hawaii Island police on Saturday announced the arrest and charging of 25-year-old Travis Ka‘iliwaioli Yoshito Demello-Oda, of Hilo, with robbery and an array of other offenses following two separate armed robberies that occurred on the Shipman Beach Trail in Kea‘au. Police also charged 29-year-old Devin Lloyd Saragosa-Taoy, of Kea‘au with two offenses in relation to one of the robberies.
Donna remembers her family growing tomatoes in her backyard in New Jersey as a little girl. She always wanted to learn to garden better. It wasn’t until she was in her 20s that she was motivated to become a real gardener. Her love of cooking and preference for plant-based meals got her planting herbs and a few greens.
Foundation plantings are like spandex garments. They smooth out bumpy features and add a dressy look. When properly used, a foundation planting serves definite purposes. It connects the structure with the grounds and adjacent ornamentals so that the building and grounds appear to have grown together into an eye appealing design. Shrubs and vines also tend to soften and blend architectural lines. Such plants give the home a finished look.
Many people living in the Hawaiian Islands are accustomed to feeling occasional earthquakes since the State of Hawaii is one of the most seismically active locations in the United States. Unlike some other earthquake-prone places in the U.S., for example California, where the earthquakes are related to tectonic plates sliding past each other, our earthquakes are related to volcanoes.
The Department of Land and Natural Resources on Friday announced a temporary closure of the Kailua Pier beginning on Wednesday July 28, daily from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. During the closure, entering the pier will be prohibited. People violating the closure can be cited, fined, or arrested.
A mosaic project is filling empty spaces with color in a downtown Hilo park.
Hawaii Island police are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying a man who is being sought for questioning in connection with a stolen moped and other property crimes occurring in the Ocean View area of Ka‘u. His image was captured on video surveillance.
STOCKTON, Calif. — The remains of a U.S. Navy sailor from California who was killed in the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor have been identified, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Friday.
Although the Maunakea Visitor Information Station reopened last week after a year of COVID-related closure, a proposed shuttle service to the popular destination will not happen anytime soon.
A 37-year-old Waimea man is facing a handful of charges, including three counts of assault of a police officer, after threatening two women in South Kohala earlier this week.
HONOLULU — With less than two weeks before the start of a new school year, Hawaii’s Department of Education has posted a list of about 100 schools that will offer distance learning.
Old Saddle Road reopened to motorists Wednesday evening following a multi-day closure prompted by a brush fire that broke out this weekend in South Kohala.
The chairman of the Hawaii Restaurant Association said it’s time for Gov. David Ige and the counties’ mayors to lift restrictions on the state’s eateries and retail outlets.
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.