With rakes, paintbrushes, brooms and trowels, nearly 50 volunteers spent Tuesday sprucing up the welcome center and surrounding areas at Hawaii Island Humane Society’s Animal Community Center in Keauhou Mauka.
The Big Island is seeing consistent growth in the number of employed people, as well as stability and expansion in five key industries.
A 29-year-old Hilo man accused of sexually assaulting a female passenger on a flight to Japan on Oct. 11 will be held without bail, U.S. Magistrate Judge Kevin Chang ruled Tuesday.
Construction of the Chain of Craters alternate route will speed up Friday as bulldozers begin making a path over a wall of lava rock covering the road in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
Three of five bills aimed at reducing loopholes and making property tax collections more fair have survived their first reading at the County Council and will be considered a final time when the council meets early next month.
HONOLULU — University of Hawaii scientists plan to embark on a final expedition to deep waters off Oahu to study how chemical weapons dumped in the ocean decades ago are affecting seawater, marine life and sediment.
Nearly 12 inches of rain fell on the southeastern slope of Mauna Loa as Hurricane Ana passed the Big Island this past weekend, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports.
Oahu-based Marines will convoy from Kawaihae Harbor to Pohakuloa Training Area, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Friday through Monday.
Waimea resident Willard Rapoza Jr. died early this week after crashing on an all-terrain vehicle, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
A plan to open a recycling redemption center in the Seaview Center subdivision has some neighbors concerned.
The leading edge of the June 27 lava flow advanced about 90 feet on Monday, Hawaii County Civil Defense reports.