A 34-year-old Kailua-Kona woman who was gripped in a struggle with a tiger shark off North Kohala feels fortunate to have escaped without deadly injury.
Hawaii Island police are searching for a 42-year-old Kailua-Kona man wanted for questioning in an abuse case.
A high surf advisory has been extended for the Big Island’s east-facing shores until 6 p.m. Saturday, according to the National Weather Service in Honolulu.
Four additional cases of measles have been confirmed on Maui and Kauai, the state Department of Health reported Thursday. So far this year, there have been nine confirmed cases in the islands.
The Hawaii District Health Office sanitation inspectors began in October posting color-coded placards based on the state’s recently updated Food Safety Code. Following the completion of each health inspection, a new placard is posted at each food establishment in a location visible to all customers and the public.
The General Election is Tuesday and the Office of Elections and the county clerks of Hawaii are sharing the following tips and reminders for voters:
With the holiday season approaching, philanthropic Big Island residents are coming together to give time, energy, money and other gifts to various charity events. West Hawaii Today is compiling a list of these holiday charity events in our coverage area, which is from Kohala through Kona to Ka’u.
The finish line for the Laaloa Avenue extension has been pushed back to the end of the year, but the stalled Mamalahoa Bypass project to the south appears closer to moving ahead.
A Halloween display at Ken Nakamoto’s house on the corner of Kapuahi and Ala Kapua streets in the lower Palisades area will provide trick or treaters a frightful delight tonight in Kailua-Kona.
In the first week of the Big Island Interscholastic season, many thought that the matchup between Konawaena and Kamehameha would be a preview of the Division II title game.
A retired Hawaii County economic development specialist has been appointed to the state Agribusiness Development Corporation board of directors, Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced Thursday. She will assume the seat representing Hawaii County.