Conversations filled Hale Halawai Friday morning as residents learned about the various services and resources that exist for those who are blind or have limited vision. Connections were formed.
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HONOLULU — With first crossover now past, the two chambers of the Hawaii Legislature heaped one another with bills last week — moving about 500 combined on Tuesday alone. The remainder of the session, which hits its midway point Wednesday, will begin with those bills grinding through another round of committee hearings on their way to becoming laws or castaways.
Japanese jet makes emergency landing in Honolulu
Editor’s note: This log of property crimes reported in the Kona District is a regular feature of West Hawaii Today and is compiled using Hawaii Police Department records. Police consider North and South Kona one district.
It had all the ingredients of a hit reality TV cooking competition, but it was an assessment — one that allowed 24 students from six high schools to demonstrate what they have learned by completing tasks assigned and judged by culinary experts.
Despite urgent calls for water conservation amid one of California’s worst droughts, more than 255,000 homeowners and businesses across the state can still use all the water they want without paying higher bills.
KIEV, Ukraine—Leaders of Ukraine vowed Sunday not to cede any part of their nation’s territory, even as Russia defended its virtual takeover of the disputed Crimean peninsula and signaled its willingness to act on the result of an upcoming secession vote there.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Vietnamese aircraft spotted what they suspected was one of the doors of a missing Boeing 777 on Sunday, while questions emerged about how two passengers managed to board the ill-fated aircraft using stolen passports.
SAN FRANCISCO — Law and order may soon be coming to the Wild West of weed.
China Communist Party abuses officials into confessions as part of anti-corruption efforts
The pending sale of 5,880 acres of land in Ka‘u is leaving coffee farmers anxious.
Maya Maki, 7, enjoys the water slide at Spring Fest on Saturday in Kohala.
More than 2,000 people packed the beach and luau grounds of King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel on Saturday for the 19th annual Kona Brewers Festival. Forty breweries from Hawaii and the mainland offered an assortment of ales and lagers served alongside food prepared by chefs from 40 of the Big Island’s top restaurants. Pupu ranged from sweet and savory island specialties such as fresh fish and barbecued meats to decadent desserts of chocolate and lilikoi.
As technology evolves, so do con artists and their scams designed to separate the vulnerable from their life savings.
JERUSALEM — Jack Angelides was about to board a flight out of Israel’s international airport when he was given a curious choice that baffles him to this day. Traveling with a laptop and a stack of printed reading material, he was told to part with one or the other, because of unspecified security concerns.