State warns of avian flu

The Hawaii Department of Agriculture on Tuesday warned Hawaii commercial and backyard poultry and bird owners to be vigilant because of outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5 along the Pacific migratory bird path.

Community bulletin

Police arrest 21 for suspected DUI on Big Island

Hawaii Island police arrested 21 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant from March 23 through Sunday. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Five were younger than 21.

Road work planned

Alternating single lane closures will be in effect on Mamalahoa Highway, between mile markers 45 and 39.5, in the vicinity of Kapapala Ranch in Kaʻu this week for pavement reconstruction, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Local News

Concerns kill fire ant measure

A bill that would have subsidized little fire ant treatments for Big Island residents died after failing to pass two committees in the state Senate.


Local Features

Island Life | 3-31-15

Cars are displayed during a car show Sunday at Big Island Honda. The event was a fundraiser to help a baby diagnosed with Hydrocephalus. Dan Levitz/Community Contributor


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