Finalists for a waste-to-energy incinerator at a pre-bid conference Thursday asked county officials for more time to prepare their proposals, but Mayor Billy Kenoi, on a fast track to get a facility on the ground before he leaves office in late 2016, said three months is long enough.
CafePress Inc. said Thursday it entered into an agreement to settle a lawsuit brought against the company by Big Island artist Brad Parker through Tiki Shark Art Inc. Tiki Shark Art Inc. will receive no financial settlement from CafePress.
A tropical depression formed Thursday afternoon far offshore of the southern coast of Mexico, National Hurricane Center forecasters say.
Tropical Storm Karina gained some strength on Thursday, however, the storm is expected to weaken in the coming days, National Hurricane Center forecasters in Miami said.
Lowell was downgraded to a tropical storm Thursday and additional weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, National Hurricane Center forecasters said Thursday.
Central Pacific Hurricane Center forecasters are keeping tabs on an area of low pressure more than 600 miles east-southeast of the Big Island.
Consider it an opportunity to celebrate summer or just the fact it’s the weekend.
Oscar Wilde regarded the theatre as the greatest of all art forms. According to Wilde, the theatre is “the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another, the sense of what it is to be a human being.” The Kahilu Theatre, under the leadership of artistic and managing director Tim Bostock, carries on this great tradition and announces its 2014-2015 presenting season, which runs from September to June. In addition to Kahilu’s education programs and community rentals, Kahilu is also a presenting theatre, meaning it hosts visiting companies whose productions have been developed elsewhere and brought into the theatre.
A 22-year-old Volcano man accused of breaking into Alii Ice Co. in Hilo pleaded not guilty Thursday to an unrelated strong-arm robbery charge.
The Kona Music Society, in celebration of their 25th anniversary, has rebranded with a new logo and a name change. Now called the Kona Choral Society, the community choral company has realigned their image with their foundational roots.
Old Mamalahoa Highway reopened about 10 p.m. Thursday afternoon after a downed tree in the Ahualoa area of Honokaa blocked both lanes of travel.