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Traffic shift ahead

| | Aug 23 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

KAILUA-KONA — Traffic along a portion of Queen Kaahumanu Highway will transition to the newly paved makai section Wednesday night as part of the ongoing widening project.

  1. | Posted: Aug 20 2017 - 9:10pm

    A woman died Saturday after apparently falling while picking opihi in Hakalau.

  2. | Posted: Aug 20 2017 - 12:05am

    Hale Halawai was rocking the blues Saturday for the inaugural Big Island Blues Festival.

  3. | Posted: Aug 20 2017 - 12:06am

    KALAPANA — There was music playing, vendors selling trinkets and plenty of education underway Friday as members of the Big Island’s medical marijuana community gathered for the All Things Cannabis Hemp Festival.

  4. | Posted: Aug 20 2017 - 2:42pm

    KAILUA-KONA — In 1977, space probes Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, headed on a one-way trip to Jupiter, Saturn and then beyond.

  5. | Posted: Aug 20 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Marilee Wallace was looking at Puna properties Thursday and noticed about half of the homes real estate agents showed her were oceanfront.

  6. | Posted: Aug 20 2017 - 9:10pm

    Small earthquake strikes off Big Island’s east coast

  7. Posted: Aug 19 2017 - 12:31am

    The Hawaii Police Department is asking for the public’s help in processing court bench warrants.

  8. | Posted: Aug 18 2017 - 8:18pm

    HILO — Big Island Mayor Harry Kim has informed the Merrie Monarch Festival it no longer will be allowed to house halau competing in the festival’s hula competition to stay in county gymnasiums.

  9. | Posted: Aug 18 2017 - 8:18pm

    HILO — Hawaii Island public colleges pulled in more than $3.75 million in private donations in fiscal year 2017 through the University of Hawaii Foundation, down from about $4.87 million in fiscal year 2016.

  10. | Posted: Aug 19 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — A senior housing and veterans center at least a decade in the making is closer to coming to fruition.

  11. | Posted: Aug 19 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — While Hawaii residents will see only a partial solar eclipse Monday, University of Hawaii astronomer Shadia Rifai Habbal won’t miss out. She never does.

  12. | Posted: Aug 19 2017 - 12:05am

    HAWI — North Kohala has no shortage of rainfall, but as modes and methods of agricultural production have shifted since the end of the plantation era, many producers have found trouble directing that water toward irrigation purposes.

  13. | Posted: Aug 19 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii County Department of Water Supply was hopeful it could return the Honokohau Deepwell to service by early next week, but those hopes were dashed by news coming out of the repair site Friday.

  14. | Posted: Aug 18 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii County Department of Water Supply believes it can restore service to the Honokohau Deepwell by some time early next week.

  15. | Posted: Aug 18 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Police Department officers were atop scaffolding, perched high above the Kona Walmart entrance Thursday morning and giving shout outs to customers from their PA system.