As a mark of respect for the late former state Rep. Diana “Mele” Carroll, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the flags of the United States and State of Hawaii shall be flown at half-staff at all state offices and agencies, as well as the Hawaii National Guard, from sunrise to sunset Friday to recognize services held on Oahu and Sunday, which is the day services will be held on Maui.
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Activity persists Thursday morning along the surface and margins of the June 27 lava flow, Hawaii County Civil Defense reports.
Hawaii public school students in grades 3 through 8 and grade 11 will begin taking a new state assessment this month that better informs educators on each child’s progress toward being ready for college and careers.
Traveling between Kona and San Diego just got a little more direct thanks to the addition of a new route by Alaska Airlines.
The brother of an Orchidland woman who was killed in 2008 by her husband said his sister “didn’t deserve to be buried in her yard, like a dog.”
The wall of Big Island Divers was damaged Saturday afternoon when an SUV plunged down an embankment and landed in the parking lot of the Kaiwi Street business.
A 52-year-old South Kona man has been charged with arson in connection with a suspicious church fire reported last Thursday in Captain Cook.
Mayor Billy Kenoi has tapped the founder of Mokulele Airlines to head the county Department of Research and Development.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency expanded its public assistance program for the June 27 lava flow to include debris removal and infrastructure repairs, the agency announced Wednesday.
In a dry land with the highest utility rates in the country, conflicts over water and power generation are never far from hand.
The Hawaii Island Humane Society commemorated the start of preliminary groundwork, including grubbing and rough grading, on its new 12-acre campus in Keauhou with a traditional Hawaiian blessing for the contractor at The Animal Community Center Monday.
HONOLULU — The Navy has joined a search for a 17-year-old hiker who has been missing in Hawaii for almost a week.
Vietnam War veteran Charles Thompson stood up and pleaded for quicker medical care and help at a town hall meeting Wednesday for one reason — his grandson. It was his third time requesting assistance from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
A portion of the roadway to Keauhou Small Boat Harbor will be repaved on Thursday and Friday, the Hawaii County Department of Public Works says.
WAIANAE, Oahu — Dozens at Waianae High School have been tested for tuberculosis because of possible exposure to a student with the disease.