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Close swimming pools on weekends. Shutter gyms and other county facilities two days a week. Suspend the county recycling program. Stop funding community events such... [Read More]
A special session of the state Legislature to help lava-ravaged Puna is being mulled for mid-August, as Hawaii County works with local legislators to put... [Read More]
Officers from the Hawaii County Police Department and the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) cited six people over the past 24 hours... [Read More]
Hawaii's fight against the invasive coffee berry borer takes more than a minimal financial toll on its farming community. [Read More]
A close-up view of the lower Puna eruption is currently reserved for the bold and those willing to risk a citation. [Read More]
Alaska Airlines will commence new, nonstop service between Sacramento, California, and Kailua-Kona starting later this year. [Read More]
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported a 4.4 magnitude earthquake occurred at 2:24 p.m. centered in the vicinity of the south side of Kilauea on... [Read More]
A 47-year-old man is facing firearms and drug offenses after police arrested him Monday at a home off Kaiminani Drive. [Read More]
Hawaii Island police are investigating an incident in which a 34-year-old female was assaulted in Hilo. [Read More]
Doctors will decide Wednesday when Mayor Harry Kim will be able to leave the hospital. [Read More]
Vote now for the Best of West Hawaii. This is a reader's choice award for the best of West Hawaii in the categories below. Complete... [Read More]
The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said the eruption on Kilauea volcano's lower East Rift Zone continues with little change as of Tuesday morning. [Read More]
While fissure 8 continues to steadily produce lava from Kilauea volcano, three other fissures are displaying weak signs of activity. [Read More]
After hearing pleas from short-term vacation rental operators in Puna and elsewhere asking the county put a vacation rental bill aside until Puna and the... [Read More]
Eighteen people came out to a public hearing Monday evening on a proposed quarter-percent increase in the general excise tax, evenly split between those in... [Read More]
A mission of support is embarking. [Read More]
Editor's note: Obituaries are published free of charge as a public service. The content is subject to editing to ensure parity treatment and style continuity.... [Read More]
Clouds light up from the setting sun at Manini Beach. (Keoni Williamson/Community Contributor) [Read More]
43 Hawaii, Kauai schools land grants... [Read More]
This week, I celebrate a big birthday. It's one of those significant years, requiring a look back at the life you've led, and forward to... [Read More]
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