It’s been another rough legislative session for Kona coffee growers who want only local products to carry the local label.
Lavaman Waikoloa has attracted athletes from around the globe to the Kohala Coast for nearly two decades, but what has race director Gerry Rott most excited for the 19th running of the event this Sunday is the abundance of local, talented youth athletes registered to take on the course.
WAIKOLOA — As the sun started its decent on the horizon, the grounds around the Queens’ Marketplace were bustling with action as more than 200 participants gathered for the Lavaman Sunset 5K run on Friday.
The number of Hawaii Island residents caught driving under the influence is down from last year, but police say that doesn’t mean people are drinking and driving any less.
Hawaii County Civil Defense reported Friday morning that breakouts persist within the flow pad and along both margins of the flow, extending from about 8 miles upslope of the flow’s stalled leading edges to Kilauea Volcano’s Puu Oo vent.
Hawaii County Fire Department operations in West Hawaii are not being jeopardized by recent turmoil in the office that resulted in two battalion chiefs being put on paid leave, a top-ranking Fire Department official said this week.
Stanford University is fielding its top choral team for a first-ever joint presentation with the Kona Choral Society on March 28 at Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona. The performance will begin at 4 p.m. and is part of the Kona Choral Society’s 25th anniversary celebration.
Bank of Hawaii granted $15,000 to the Daniel R. Sayre Memorial Foundation for the purchase two all-terrain vehicles for Punaluu Beach and Hapuna Beach State Park. The ATVs have the capability to quickly carry life-saving equipment and supplies to drowning victims and spinal cord injury victims quickly, which assists in the life-saving measures provided by Hawaii County Fire Department.
HONOLULU — The state has canceled a call for proposals for new computer technology after spending $11 million developing the solicitation.
GLOUCESTER, Mass. — Marine researchers say they have determined the preferred habitat of the striped marlin in the Pacific Ocean in the largest study undertaken to track the fish.
The alarm bells may no longer be sounding, but few people in Puna have any illusions that they are completely out of harm’s way.