Canadian businessman Stephen Petasky plans to transform a roughly 5.5-acre vacant lot at the Mauna Lani Resort into a luxury residential community that seamlessly unites modern technology and style with traditional Hawaiian culture and beauty.
It serves as the northern gateway to Hilo’s bayfront, one of East Hawaii’s great “wahi pana,” or celebrated locations.
A final environmental assessment released last week found no significant impacts to a proposed project that aims to improve access from the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority to Queen Kaahumanu Highway and Kona International Airport.
Rocky Franich remembers the days when “the King Kamehameha Hotel was at one end of town and the Kona Inn was at the other end of town.”
Combining her love of music and entomology, Lisa Schonberg has swarmed around the plight of the Hawaiian yellow-faced bees with a multimedia project that’s creating a buzz about their importance and how best to help them.
The Hawaii Department of Health is asking Hawaii Island residents to familiarize themselves with the dangers of whooping cough and how they can protect themselves and their family from the highly contagious disease.
Back handsprings, cartwheels, and floor routines are practiced daily by gymnasts at Kona Aerial Gymnastics in Kailua-Kona.