Around 6 a.m. Wednesday, the sun began to rise over Hilo, giving an aloha kakahiaka to the Merrie Monarch Festival on the day of its Hoike.
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Wheel of Fortune will return to Hawaii Island this fall to tape four weeks of shows for its 32nd season.
A David Ige supporter woke up Wednesday morning to find the campaign signs he had put up Tuesday evening had already been vandalized.
Hawaii County Corporation Counsel Lincoln Ashida is taking a job with a private practice May 1, ending a nearly three-decade run with the county.
It’s a chance to spin the wheel, buy a vowel, and meet Pat Sajak and Vanna White.
A would-be bidder for Hawaii County’s waste reduction facility claims the county’s bid solicitation was designed to favor large-scale waste-to-energy incinerators.
Additional charges against Sale postponed
Firefighters on Wednesday continued to douse hotspots within a 12-acre brush fire that broke out Tuesday evening on the southern end of Punaluu Beach, according to the Hawaii County Fire Department.
The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation is asking its governing body to weigh in on whether a plan to add boat moorings at Keauhou Bay triggers an environmental assessment.
A 24-year-old Hilo man was scheduled for his first court appearance Tuesday on kidnapping, sexual assault and terroristic threatening charges in connection with a reported kidnapping on Saturday.
Hawaii County Firefighters from Captain Cook and Ocean View extinguished a brush fire Tuesday evening near the 96 mile marker on Highway 11.
Big Island residents young and old descended upon Holualoa on Tuesday to celebrate Earth Day by making an old T-shirt “new” by using silk screening.
Eyes on the Reef coordinators have recently received reports of apparently sick and/or dying collector urchins near Hawaii Kai on Oahu.
Officials with the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope have been on the hunt for funding since the U.K.’s Science and Technology Facilities Council announced it would cease its support after September 2013.
A Kailua-Kona man charged with firing off several guns in Kailua Village pulled the trigger 28 times, according to a shell casings count presented by police in court Tuesday. Hawaii County Police Officer Coley Rowe described how he and several other officers moved in on Robinson once the man dove out of his vehicle onto the ground.