Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park reopened its gates at noon today to the public. However, only parts of the park — the visitor center, amphitheater and bookstore — are accessible at this time, said National Park Service officials.
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Hawaii Island police arrested 23 motorists for allegedly driving under the influence of an intoxicant between Jan. 19 and Sunday. Six of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes and one was younger than 21, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
A Captain Cook man is facing a litany of charges after police connected him to several vehicle break-ins in North Kona.
A breakout from the June 27 lava flow has resumed its advance, Hawaii County Civil Defense reported Monday.
Hilo will host the Big Island’s lone public hearing on new rules for the medical use of marijuana. A total of four hearings are planned statewide by the Hawaii Department of Health.
The Hawaii Department of Health is issuing new medical marijuana registration cards.
The transfer of the medical marijuana registration program from the Department of Public Safety to the Department of Health is complete. The program officially became part of the Department of Health on Jan. 1.
Some of the 13 West Hawaii beach parks that were closed for the past several days because of warning-level surf reopened on Monday.
Shane Dorian hosted the 20th annual Keiki Classic at Banyans on Saturday. More than 50 young surfers competed in 11 heats to see who has what it takes to ride where the local pro honed his skills in the early years.
The state Department of Transportation said there are lane closures scheduled this week on the Big Island.
The 15th annual Astronaut Ellison Onizuka Science Day was held Saturday at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. The day also marked the 30th anniversary of Ellison Onizuka’s first space flight while on the space shuttle Discovery, STS 51-C, which launched Jan. 24, 1985.
Big Island police Saturday charged one person and released three others in connection with a fatal stabbing Tuesday in Hilo.
The Hawaii County Fire Department used a helicopter Saturday morning to rescue a surfer from high waves on Hapuna Beach.
When Richard Stevens looks at a trail, he doesn’t see a path over rock. Instead, he sees a web of life.
The unseasonably dry weather that’s plagued East Hawaii since the start of the year took a hiatus Saturday — in a big way.