It was a crowded house at Tuesday’s forum for House and Senate hopefuls at Kealakehe High School in Kailua-Kona — crowded with candidates, that is.
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County Council candidate Ron Gonzales says he is qualified to run in District 9, despite a persistent buzz on the coconut wireless that he doesn’t live in his district.
The issue is a popular one that’s repeatedly surfaced over the years and this campaign season is no exception: How can lawmakers help the island’s farmers?
The number of Hawaii County residents who have registered to vote in this year’s primary election is up slightly from the 2012 primary, according to information provided by the state and county elections offices.
Dennis “Fresh” Onishi was in for a surprise when he checked his mail Saturday.
Democratic gubernatorial candidates Neil Abercrombie and David Ige tackled airports, business issues, harbors and other topics at a forum in Kailua-Kona Tuesday.
The top two Hawaii Democrats running for governor squared off Tuesday morning for an hourlong debate focusing on several key issues affecting the state’s rapidly growing elderly population.
Contractors will begin work Monday on the final phase of the Mamalahoa Highway bypass.
Hilo and Kona are not just towns on Hawaii Island. They’re also two asteroids in the night sky, thanks to recent action by amateur astronomers at observatories in Germany and the Canary Islands.
This year, for the first time, Hawaii state law will require students to receive a minimum number of instructional hours.
HONOLULU — Hawaii is already ahead of most of the nation when it comes to tackling skin cancer. The state’s new restrictions on tanning device use to those 18 and over is among the top suggestions included in the Surgeon General’s new Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer. The report, released today, lays out strategies focused on both personal responsibility and public policy that will help Americans make healthy choices to protect their skin.
After years of waiting, construction plans for the Thirty Meter Telescope will soon be put to use.
It serves as the northern gateway to Hilo’s bayfront, one of East Hawaii’s great “wahi pana,” or celebrated locations.
Canadian businessman Stephen Petasky plans to transform a roughly 5.5-acre vacant lot at the Mauna Lani Resort into a luxury residential community that seamlessly unites modern technology and style with traditional Hawaiian culture and beauty.
Hawaii Police Department investigators have reclassified the death of an infant last November as a murder, following an eight-month investigation and recent autopsy results.