Just over a year after North Hawaii Community Hospital merged with The Queen’s Health Systems, the Waimea facility is adding new equipment, rebuilding a management team and laying groundwork for stabilizing its workforce. Efforts to recruit badly needed doctors are also moving ahead, although more slowly than many would like, the hospital’s president Ken Graham told West Hawaii Today in an interview.
A Hawaii Police Department sergeant later this month will enter pleas in Circuit Court to domestic abuse and terroristic threatening charges stemming from a January domestic dispute in Kapaau.
Three men and a woman were charged with an assortment of drug offenses after police served a search warrant Tuesday at a home in Holualoa.
Activity persists Thursday morning along the surface and margins of the June 27 lava flow, Hawaii County Civil Defense reports.
Hawaii public school students in grades 3 through 8 and grade 11 will begin taking a new state assessment this month that better informs educators on each child’s progress toward being ready for college and careers.
A 52-year-old South Kona man has been charged with arson in connection with a suspicious church fire reported last Thursday in Captain Cook.
The wall of Big Island Divers was damaged Saturday afternoon when an SUV plunged down an embankment and landed in the parking lot of the Kaiwi Street business.
A portion of the roadway to Keauhou Small Boat Harbor will be repaved on Thursday and Friday, the Hawaii County Department of Public Works says.
HONOLULU — The Navy has joined a search for a 17-year-old hiker who has been missing in Hawaii for almost a week.
HONOLULU — A group of Hawaii lawmakers wants to strengthen the state’s response to incidents of sexual assault.
In a dry land with the highest utility rates in the country, conflicts over water and power generation are never far from hand.