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| | Jan 17 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

PUU WAAWAA — Monday was a holiday, but for a collection of Big Island volunteers, it was far from a day off.

  1. | Posted: Jan 4 2017 - 9:23am

    HILO — Hawaii Island’s booming year in real estate sales has made the local rental market more of a squeeze.

  2. | Posted: Jan 4 2017 - 9:20am

    HILO — Nearly two years have passed since protesters were arrested while blocking construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea.

  3. | Posted: Jan 4 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — West Hawaii residents rang in 2017 with booms and bangs over the weekend but the Hawaii Fire Department said there were “no significant incidents” as a result of fireworks for the island’s west side.

  4. | Posted: Jan 4 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — A larger county share of the tax on hotel and vacation rentals, liability protection for lifeguards, ambulances for Hawaii and Kauai counties and a greater say in union negotiations are the top priorities for county governments going into the 2017 session of the state Legislature.

  5. | Posted: Jan 4 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Not long after Hawaii celebrated the beginning of a new year, Kona residents Reina Aldorasi and Steven Combes welcomed their first son, Jayden Kainoa Combes, born a little over four hours into 2017.

  6. | Posted: Jan 3 2017 - 4:17pm

    The American Savings Bank branch in Kealakekua was reportedly robbed Tuesday afternoon.

  7. | Posted: Jan 3 2017 - 10:38am

    KAILUA-KONA — The VFW is back in business.

  8. | Posted: Jan 3 2017 - 10:29am

    MAUNA KEA — Just off the Mauna Kea Access Road near the summit sits a sign, greeting hikers with a warm “Aloha” in big yellow letters.

  9. | Posted: Jan 3 2017 - 8:28am

    KAILUA-KONA — The case of William Herndon, the driver of the vehicle that struck and killed a fifth-grade student at Honaunau Elementary School in early November, remains under investigation.

  10. | Posted: Jan 3 2017 - 12:05am

    After adopting revisions in mid-December, the Hamakua Community Development Plan’s steering committee sent the document to Hawaii County for review.

  11. | Posted: Jan 3 2017 - 12:05am

    KEALAKEKUA — It was still dark at 5:30 a.m. Friday when the fires were lit and the first batch of soaking sweet mochi rice was put into the steamers at Kona Hongwanji in Kealakekua.

  12. | Posted: Jan 3 2017 - 12:05am

    Mayor Harry Kim says he will hold a community meeting with Panaewa residents before moving forward with a planned composting facility.

  13. | Posted: Jan 3 2017 - 12:05am

    Several groups of hikers were trapped in Waimanu Valley because heavy rains caused the stream to become impassable on Sunday.

  14. | Posted: Jan 2 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — When the bailiff declares Division 2 of the 3rd Circuit Court in session Tuesday, for the first time in 12 1/2 years — with the exception of vacations — the presiding judge will not be Glenn S. Hara.

  15. | Posted: Jan 2 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — Hawaii Island will start 2017 with two state-level leadership positions still waiting to be filled.