A man has been transported to North Hawaii Community Hospital after suffering an apparent medical condition while competing in the Lavaman Waikoloa Triathlon.
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Ben Williams of Oahu was the first to complete Sunday morning’s Lavaman Waikoloa Triathlon. More details to come.
The Disabled American Veterans Kona Chapter 7 is selling tickets this weekend for a steak plate fundraiser to support the group’s programs and services.
Big Island police are asking for the public’s help locating a 17-year-old Hilo girl who has been missing for more than a month.
Despite strict rules against using county-issued credit cards for personal purposes, and a prohibition against purchasing alcohol with them, Mayor Billy Kenoi charged $892 on his county card at a Honolulu hostess bar one December day in 2013.
WAIKOLOA — Keiki splished and splashed, then dipped and dashed around the Hilton Waikoloa Village lagoon at the Lavakids Aquathlon on Saturday afternoon.
Pohakuloa Training Area will open for hunting from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
The 29th Annual Magic Spectacular played to a sold out matinee Saturday afternoon and an evening performance at the Aloha Theatre in Kainaliu. Keiki and adults were dazzled by local magicians and familiar faces like “The Great Barusky” and “Arneleo The Great” as well as the headliner, former “World Teen Champion of Magic” Sterling Dietz who was born and raised in Whatcom County Washington and now relocated his full theatre show to Los Cabos, Mexico. Proceeds from the two shows benefitted SKEA, the Society for Kona’s Education &Art.
It’s the middle of March, and a long way away from hanging holiday wreaths, wrapping stocking stuffers, and sipping on eggnog . But for twenty aspiring athletes waiting on the grassy fields of Kealakehe Intermediate School, it certainly felt like Christmas.
The price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in West Hawaii showed little fluctuation this week, an analysis of GasBuddy.com and AAA data shows.
Lavaman Waikoloa has attracted athletes from around the globe to the Kohala Coast for nearly two decades, but what has race director Gerry Rott most excited for the 19th running of the event this Sunday is the abundance of local, talented youth athletes registered to take on the course.
WAIKOLOA — As the sun started its decent on the horizon, the grounds around the Queens’ Marketplace were bustling with action as more than 200 participants gathered for the Lavaman Sunset 5K run on Friday.
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Hilo resident Kip Cline is no stranger to adventure. This is a guy who, spontaneously and without training, tackled both Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa on a bicycle.
The Kona Crime Prevention Committee will honor Officer Ellsworth Fontes as its “Officer of the Month” during a luncheon slated for noon April 1 at Huggo’s Restaurant in Kona.