The Hawaii County Fire Department used a helicopter Saturday morning to rescue a surfer from high waves on Hapuna Beach.
Warning-level surf continues to pound west-facing shores of the Big Island. A National Weather Service-issued high surf warning remains in effect until 6 p.m. Saturday.
Two national parks confronted serious damage to historic structures and state officials were assessing damage to Kawaihae Harbor in the wake of persistent waves in the 12 to 18 foot range this week.
HONOLULU — Kaleo Ramos said he was 9 when he contemplated suicide. He had been born a girl, and his birth certificate indicated he was female. But he identified as a male, and life at school was hard.
HONOLULU — Workers at Kaiser Permanente’s hospital and clinics in Hawaii plan to strike for six days beginning Feb. 2, the union representing them said Friday.
The number of unemployed Big Islanders fell in December, notching a fourth consecutive month Hawaii County has seen its unemployment rate decline.
Hawaii Prep forward Justin Perry’s best soccer trait doesn’t show up until an opponent tries to knock him to the ground.
The 2015 Mayor’s Cup wrapped up Friday afternoon at Old Airport Park. The Mayor’s Cup has a short three year history on the Big Island, but continues to expand while raising proceeds for the Big Island United Way.
KAILUA-KONA — Rocco Mediate had nothing but love for the Hualalai Golf Course after a 6-under 66 earned him the first-round lead at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship on Friday.
Police executed a search warrant Friday afternoon on a Honomu home where the four suspects in the fatal stabbing of a homeless man reside.
Citing uncertainty about oil prices and instability in the ownership of the state’s electric utility, Mayor Billy Kenoi on Friday yanked the plug on a proposed waste-to-energy incinerator.