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NOAA releases wet season outlook

| | Oct 18 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

KAILUA-KONA — Wet season is descending upon Hawaii Island, but there are a few spots in West Hawaii that might miss out on some much needed precipitation.

  1. | Posted: Oct 5 2017 - 10:17pm

    HILO — The daughter and granddaughter of two women shot to death 4 1/2 years ago in Hilo emotionally asked a judge to sentence the perpetrator to a life sentence without parole.

  2. | Posted: Oct 5 2017 - 10:17pm

    HILO — Enrollment at the University of Hawaii at Hilo and Hawaii Community College is down again this fall, though HCC’s Palamanui extension campus in Kailua-Kona saw a slight increase.

  3. Posted: Oct 5 2017 - 5:21pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s help in locating a Kona man wanted for questioning in a sex assault case.

  4. | Posted: Oct 5 2017 - 3:20pm

    HILO — One Big Island state representative moved down in the House power structure Wednesday and another moved up.

  5. | Posted: Oct 5 2017 - 12:46pm

    HILO — After nearly three years on the market, the Wainaku Executive Center is no closer to being sold, said a representative of the property’s owners Wednesday.

  6. | Posted: Oct 5 2017 - 10:19am

    Corrections: The meeting took place Tuesday evening, not Wednesday evening as previously noted in this story. It is the policy of WHT to promptly correct all incorrect information as soon as it is brought to the attention of the paper.

  7. | Posted: Oct 5 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — A 64-year-old homeless woman charged with robbery for a bizarre incident Monday evening in Hilo might be a fugitive from justice in California, according to prosecutors.

  8. | Posted: Oct 5 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — A family of six is displaced after their home in Ka’u was severely damaged in a fire late Wednesday morning.

  9. | Posted: Oct 5 2017 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — Hawaii residents and an organization representing federal workers sued the Federal Aviation Administration Wednesday to force it to do something about tour helicopters buzzing their communities and national parks around the U.S.

  10. | Posted: Oct 5 2017 - 12:06am

    HONAUNAU — As students nationwide hiked to class for Walk to School Day 2017, kids at Honaunau Elementary School kicked off Wednesday with a morning of obstacle courses, fitness tests and healthy treats.

  11. | Posted: Oct 4 2017 - 10:14am

    KAILUA-KONA — After nearly two months of severe water restrictions, the Department of Water Supply has turned the taps back on in North Kona.

  12. | Posted: Oct 4 2017 - 5:42am

    HILO — Legislative auditors on Tuesday defended their report sharply criticizing county hiring practices before a County Council committee that said the audit doesn’t go far enough.

  13. | Posted: Oct 4 2017 - 12:06am

    MAUNA LANI — Space exploration isn’t in the future – it’s now, said Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin.

  14. | Posted: Oct 4 2017 - 12:06am

    Eighteen stories of tsunami victims and survivors are the centerpiece of a new exhibit at the Pacific Tsunami Museum highlighting Hilo’s relationship with the natural disasters.

  15. | Posted: Oct 4 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — A 49-year-old Pahoa woman who pleaded no contest to burglarizing a home and breaking into a car was sentenced Monday to probation and was allowed to enter the Big Island Drug Court program despite 16 prior felony convictions dating from 1993 and the objection of the prosecutor in the case.