Hawaii County Fire Department operations in West Hawaii are not being jeopardized by recent turmoil in the office that resulted in two battalion chiefs being put on paid leave, a top-ranking Fire Department official said this week.
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Bank of Hawaii granted $15,000 to the Daniel R. Sayre Memorial Foundation for the purchase two all-terrain vehicles for Punaluu Beach and Hapuna Beach State Park. The ATVs have the capability to quickly carry life-saving equipment and supplies to drowning victims and spinal cord injury victims quickly, which assists in the life-saving measures provided by Hawaii County Fire Department.
The alarm bells may no longer be sounding, but few people in Puna have any illusions that they are completely out of harm’s way.
The Kona Crime Prevention Committee will honor Officer Ellsworth Fontes as its “Officer of the Month” during a luncheon slated for noon April 1 at Huggo’s Restaurant in Kona.
A woman who fell from an embankment Tuesday near the Wainaku Bridge remained hospitalized in Honolulu on Thursday.
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Hawaii County’s unemployment rate increased slightly last month while jobs in construction, manufacturing and government expanded on the Big Island.
A 39-year-old Honomu man who committed two failed robbery attempts almost two years ago told a judge Wednesday drugs took over his life.
While the June 27 lava flow is not dead, the downgrading of the threat from Kilauea volcano Wednesday could provide the Federal Emergency Management Agency with a closing date for the disaster.
A 34-year-old homeless man was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for assaulting a police officer and threatening a Hilo convenience store clerk.
Hawaii County Civil Defense will suspend daily lava flow and eruption updates effective Saturday.
When it comes to population increases in Hawaii County, more of us flew here than grew here, according to the latest data released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The world’s largest defense contractor, Lockheed Martin, is teaming up with NELHA-based Kampachi Farms on a venture to make open-ocean aquaculture commercially viable.
The state Commission on Water Resource Management is chiefly concerned with how much water is available and how those quantities should be managed.
With the threat level from Kilauea volcano downgraded Wednesday, Hawaii County will consider scaling back its lava flow updates and overflights that have been a nearly daily occurrence for the past six months, said Civil Defense chief Darryl Oliveira.