For years growing up, Tracey Matsuyama was made to believe her dad’s missing arm was chewed off by the family dog.
The cross is Christianity’s most prominent and cherished symbol, so the pastor and parishioners of a Hilo church were stunned when a 7-foot-tall cross was stolen last week from the front lawn of their house of worship.
PUNA — U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz is working with state and local officials on Hawaii’s Big Island to form a hazard mitigation plan for albizia trees on Hawaii’s Big Island.
Tropical Storm Lowell continues to pack 50 mph winds Wednesday morning as it moves toward the northwest about 775 miles southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, National Hurricane Center forecasters said.
Tropical Storm Karina strengthened some early Wednesday morning as it makes its way across the Eastern Pacific some 1,245 miles east of the Big Island, National Hurricane Center forecasters in Miami said.
Kona’s Shut D beat defending champions Banzai 19-12 to win the men’s division at Hawaiian Isle Athletics’ 12th annual Slow-Pitch Softball Classic in July in Hilo.
HONOLULU — Veterans told U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono they face a shortage of doctors on Maui, Molokai and the Big Island, which has contributed to the long wait times they endured seeking medical treatment across the island chain.
Vacation. It’s supposed to be time off and away from work. However, more than 3/4 of U.S. respondents to a TripAdvisor survey say they have worked while on vacation during the past year.
HILO — State and federal environmental officials in Hawaii say that an invasive tree popular on the Big Island caused more damage after Tropical Storm Iselle because it was too weak and brittle.
HONOLULU — Hawaii education officials say the vast majority of public school teachers rate as effective or better under a new evaluation system.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Tuesday announced the release of more than $22 million to the Department of Accounting and General Services for various capital improvement projects updating state facilities, information technology infrastructure and business management software.