Despite strict rules against using county-issued credit cards for personal purposes, and a prohibition against purchasing alcohol with them, Mayor Billy Kenoi charged $892 on his county card at a Honolulu hostess bar one December day in 2013.
WAIKOLOA — Keiki splished and splashed, then dipped and dashed around the Hilton Waikoloa Village lagoon at the Lavakids Aquathlon on Saturday afternoon.
A man has been transported to North Hawaii Community Hospital after suffering an apparent medical condition while competing in the Lavaman Waikoloa Triathlon.
The Disabled American Veterans Kona Chapter 7 is selling tickets this weekend for a steak plate fundraiser to support the group’s programs and services.
State lawmakers have made an initial push to bring Brazilian jiu-jitsu into Hawaii’s schools.
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.
If a set of bills in the Legislature continue on their present course, Makalei will have an advanced life support ambulance and personnel to fill a critical gap in emergency services in that fast-growing North Kona area.
It’s been another rough legislative session for Kona coffee growers who want only local products to carry the local label.
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.