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Bikeshare rolls out: New program gives easy access to people looking for 2-wheel rides

| | Aug 31 2016 - 10:16am | Comments

KAILUA-KONA — Members of People’s Advocacy for Trails Hawaii, government officials and biking enthusiasts took shelter from the sun under a makeshift canopy at Hale Halawai Tuesday to celebrate the kickoff of Bikeshare Kona Hawaii Island and an accompanying Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign.

  1. Posted: Aug 31 2016 - 10:15am

    HILO — Enrollment in the Honokaa-Kealakehe-Kohala-Konawaena Complex Area is up.

  2. Posted: Aug 31 2016 - 12:05am

    Because of the approach of hurricanes Madeline and Hurricane Lester, some readers might receive their newspaper later than usual Thursday through Sunday due to unsafe road conditions or road closures. West Hawaii Today will make every effort to deliver newspapers in a timely manner. Customers who experience unusual delays should contact customer service at 327-1652.

  3. | Posted: Aug 31 2016 - 10:16am

    KAILUA-KONA — Members of People’s Advocacy for Trails Hawaii, government officials and biking enthusiasts took shelter from the sun under a makeshift canopy at Hale Halawai Tuesday to celebrate the kickoff of Bikeshare Kona Hawaii Island and an accompanying Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign.

  4. | Posted: Aug 31 2016 - 12:05am

    WAIKOLOA VILLAGE — The Waikoloa Village Market will convert to a full KTA Super Stores location Thursday, becoming the chain’s sixth location.

  5. | Posted: Aug 30 2016 - 6:22pm

    HILO — Police are seeking the public’s help to locate a 22-year-old Kapaau man accused of sexually assaulting two minor girls.

  6. | Posted: Aug 30 2016 - 6:27pm

    Hawaii Island police are investigating a possible drowning in South Kohala.

  7. Posted: Aug 31 2016 - 12:05am

    Hawaii Island police are searching for a 22-year-old Kapaau man who is wanted for sexual assault.

  8. | Posted: Aug 30 2016 - 3:14pm

    From Aug. 22 to Sunday, Hawaii Island police arrested 23 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Eight of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two of the drivers were under the age of 21.

  9. | Posted: Aug 30 2016 - 10:47am

    A hurricane warning has been issued for the Big Island ahead of the expected arrival of Hurricane Madeline.

  10. | Posted: Aug 30 2016 - 9:39pm

    Linda Chong Tim-Castro, 38, and Gary Paulaau, 35, both of Kailua-Kona, were charged with theft and other offenses in connection with a purse snatching from a restaurant in Waimea on Friday afternoon.

  11. | Posted: Aug 30 2016 - 8:25am

    HILO — Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard visited three East Hawaii farms and met with agriculture researchers on Monday as part of a statewide tour during Congress’ summer recess.

  12. | Posted: Aug 30 2016 - 12:05am

    KEALAKEKUA — An Ocean View man who struck and killed a moped driver before fleeing the scene and later intimidating the man who was credited with breaking the case was sentenced to up to 10 years in prison Monday.

  13. | Posted: Aug 30 2016 - 12:05am

    HILO — Hawaii’s fight against rapid ohia death got a federal boost on Monday when U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz announced $497,000 in funding from the Department of the Interior to be directed toward additional research.

  14. | Posted: Aug 30 2016 - 12:05am

    HILO — Hawaii County Civil Defense has a new way to disperse emergency information to the public.

  15. | Posted: Aug 30 2016 - 12:05am

    HILO — A breakdown in Maui hospital negotiations over the weekend could delay similar privatization plans for Kona Community Hospital.