Mayor Billy Kenoi has nominated former Hilo County Councilman Donald Ikeda to the Windward Planning Commission.
A Hilo grand jury indicted a former supervisor at the state Department of Human Services for allegedly stealing about $45,000 in public assistance, or welfare, benefits from the office.
A Kona grand jury indicted a 44-year-old Mountain View man for the death of a Kona woman in a bizarre traffic crash more than 2 1/2 years ago in Kailua-Kona.
The lava flow approaching Pahoa advanced about 300 yards into the northwest section of Kaohe Homesteads on Monday.
Waimea Middle School officials did a little math last year and calculated they could save about $60,000 a year by purchasing their two school buses, rather than contracting for transportation services through the state Department of Education.
The lava flow threatening Pahoa and surrounding areas shifted to a more northerly direction this weekend, and showed signs of having slowed between Friday and Sunday.
Kiana Davis isn’t sure if her obsession with cosplay is healthy — but it sure is fun.
Kombucha: It’s been called a defense against cancer, a natural Viagra and a catalyst for the body’s immune functions. The fermented beverage has achieved near mythic status, with a plethora of attributes including the ability to purge toxins and improve eyesight, hearing, brain function and digestion.
The Color Run, also known as the Happiest 5k on the Planet, was held Saturday morning at the Old Kona Airport Park. The event is a unique paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuality.
As Kilauea continues to threaten lower Puna, geologists are also keeping their eyes on the volcano’s much larger cousin — Mauna Loa.
Hundreds packed the Pahoa High and Intermediate School cafeteria for a lava information fair Saturday, an event more services-driven than the regular information updates from county Civil Defense and Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.