Lavaman Waikoloa Triathlon competitor hospitalized

A man was transported to North Hawaii Community Hospital in critical condition after suffering an apparent medical condition while competing in the Lavaman Waikoloa Triathlon on Sunday morning.

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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.

Report: Hawaii supervisor manipulated veterans’ benefit data

HONOLULU — A supervisor at the Veterans Administration office in Honolulu was manipulating data to make it look like the agency was processing veterans’ benefits claims faster than they actually were, according to a new report by the VA Office of Inspector General.

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It is a great time to be a farmer or consumer on the Big Island. We have more farmers markets and local crafts markets now than I can remember in more than half a century of living in Hawaii.


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