Last year’s Merrie Monarch Festival golden anniversary jubilee was a celebration that would have met with the hearty approval of King David Kalakaua, the festival’s namesake.
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Merrie Monarch Festival events kick off Sunday and continue through Saturday.
If all goes as planned, Tom Benton will be shipping Sharwil avocados to the mainland come November.
In Sean Gallagher’s not so distant past, the Magic Sands beach lifeguard transported someone to safety on top of his rescue board. The trouble was, Gallagher’s board started to disintegrate as he paddled; the bottom layer separated and hung down into the water, making it hard for the lifeguard to maneuver.
Police locate suspect accused of kidnapping
460 keiki in the 3-5 year old division run to gather 12,000 plastic filled eggs at the Solid Rock Ministry Easter Egg Hunt Saturday at the Old Airport Park Soccer Field. Laura Shimabuku/Special to West Hawaii Today
Waste oil spilled in Thursday’s crash
County Prosecutor Mitch Roth said he’s “disappointed” by a 10-month jail sentence handed down Thursday to a 52-year-old Puna man described by his own lawyer as “illiterate” and “naive” in a felony drug and forgery case.
Hawaii County officials have asked a federal bankruptcy court to allow them to foreclose on $20 million worth of South Kona land.
The head of the state Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Aquatic Resources is pledging a new era of community input.
A group of Kohala High School students thought they knew how to set and behave at the table — until they met Raymond Kanehailua Thursday.
Hawaii Island’s tourism industry has steadily increased over the years, but an increase in hotel prices and air fares could have an adverse effect on the market this year.
The jobless rate for Hawaii Island appears to be continuing a slow downward march.
Two men accused of a violent daytime jailbreak from Hawaii Community Correctional Center in late 2012 have been given separate trial dates.
Missing teens sought