Some of the 13 West Hawaii beach parks that were closed for the past several days because of warning-level surf reopened on Monday.
Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park reopened its gates at noon today to the public. However, only parts of the park — the visitor center, amphitheater and bookstore — are accessible at this time, said National Park Service officials.
HONOLULU — Nearly two dozen environmental groups on Monday called on Gov. David Ige to withdraw his nomination of development executive Carleton Ching to lead the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.
A Captain Cook man is facing a litany of charges after police connected him to several vehicle break-ins in North Kona.
Hilo will host the Big Island’s lone public hearing on new rules for the medical use of marijuana. A total of four hearings are planned statewide by the Hawaii Department of Health.
The Hawaii Department of Health is issuing new medical marijuana registration cards.
The transfer of the medical marijuana registration program from the Department of Public Safety to the Department of Health is complete. The program officially became part of the Department of Health on Jan. 1.
Two small planes ran out of fuel and crash-landed into the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii, with one nose-diving before leveling out and drifting down to the water beneath a massive parachute.
HONOLULU — Hawaii Gov. David Ige says he plans to be more aggressive about bringing federal money to Hawaii.
HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige wants to build a better home for the state’s young and elderly. But to do that, the state needs more money.
Shane Dorian hosted the 20th annual Keiki Classic at Banyans on Saturday. More than 50 young surfers competed in 11 heats to see who has what it takes to ride where the local pro honed his skills in the early years.