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Big Island food bank in need of 2 forklifts

| | Dec 15 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

KAILUA-KONA — In addition to helping hands, The Food Basket needs a pair of forklifts — if anyone in the community is looking for any last-minute (tax deductible) gift ideas for the island’s lone food bank.

  1. | Posted: Dec 13 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Another cow is dead in Naalehu, but the cause of its demise is a point of some contention.

  2. | Posted: Dec 13 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — One of three people taken into custody during a narcotics-related arrest at a Kalaoa residence Monday afternoon appeared in District Court Tuesday for an initial appearance on various drug charges.

  3. | Posted: Dec 13 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — About a month after Hawaii County scrapped a bid solicitation for the Mamalahoa Highway widening project amid concerns about fairness, the county is once again soliciting bids for the work.

  4. | Posted: Dec 13 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — It’s an emergency message no one wants to hear: “The U.S. Pacific Command has detected a missile threat to Hawaii. A missile may impact on land or sea within minutes. This is not a drill.”

  5. | Posted: Dec 13 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — Two new meatpacking facilities might open on the Big Island next year following the success of the Hawaii Island Meat Cooperative’s mobile slaughterhouse.

  6. | Posted: Dec 12 2017 - 7:39pm

    HILO — Hawaii Island’s nonnative birds might have found a friend in the coqui frog.

  7. | Posted: Dec 11 2017 - 8:42pm

    HILO — State environmental experts are asking residents to use alternatives to ohia when making holiday wreaths to lower the risk of spreading rapid ohia death.

  8. | Posted: Dec 12 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — A man accused of DUI after striking a man on Alii Drive earlier this month had just been arrested for driving under the influence the day before, police confirmed Monday.

  9. | Posted: Dec 12 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — As North Kona approaches the one-year anniversary of its first mandatory water usage restriction, questions about how and why deep well equipment prematurely failed at several sites across the region remain unanswered.

  10. | Posted: Dec 12 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Three people were arrested Monday after Hawaii Police Department officers executed a search warrant on a residential home.

  11. | Posted: Dec 11 2017 - 5:13pm

    HILO — Nearly a dozen executive and managerial employees at the University of Hawaii at Hilo and Hawaii Community College will get merit-based raises effective Jan. 1.

  12. | Posted: Dec 11 2017 - 11:18am

    KAILUA-KONA — A $30 million resort project in Waikoloa is picking up steam again.

  13. | Posted: Dec 10 2017 - 9:47pm

    HILO — Hawaii County Council members often use their contingency funds as grants to nonprofits, which they say allows them to provide quick aid to their districts.

  14. | Posted: Dec 11 2017 - 3:26pm

    KAILUA-KONA — China wants to rehabilitate its environment, but one of the country’s primary initiatives to do so could leave pollutants piling up over much of the rest of the world, including Hawaii.

  15. | Posted: Dec 10 2017 - 9:47pm

    KAILUA-KONA — The operator of Lalamilo Wind Farm has applied for a federal permit that would allow for the incidental taking of two endangered Hawaiian species during the project’s operation.