The Kailua-Kona Public Library hosted Aunty Mimi’s Astro Bash Tuesday evening. Keiki experienced the dynamic world of astronomy with hands-on science projects, planetarium shows, demonstrations, face painting and free giveaways.
KAILUA-KONA — Planned upgrades at the Kealakehe Wastewater Treatment Plant won’t only offer recycled water to irrigate growing Kona developments, they can also drastically reduce the discharge of nitrogen and phosphorus — two nutrients that can be harmful if they get into groundwater.
KAILUA-KONA — A fire across 10 acres of brush makai of Queen Kaahumanu Highway shut down southbound lanes on that road and a stretch of Henry Street for part of Thursday afternoon.
KEAHOLE — Constructed in the 1970s, the Kona airport was built to welcome 500,000 travelers per year. Several decades later, state and airport officials are moving forward with the facility’s first expansion to accommodate the 3 million people now filtering through the airport annually.
HILO — More people flew here than grew here last year, as Hawaii Island led the state in several measures of population increases, according to estimates released late Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
HILO — At least 6,000 Hawaii students — including more than 1,000 on the Big Island — could be without after-school care if President Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 fiscal budget were to take effect as is.
Mar 17 2017 - 12:05am
KAILUA-KONA — West Hawaii Today senior reporter Nancy Cook Lauer earned the Big Island Press Club’s Torch of Light award for her work on breaking the story surrounding former-Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi’s use of a county-issued pCard.
Mar 17 2017 - 7:42am
HONOLULU — The U.S. and its Asia-Pacific allies are rolling out their new stealth fighter jet, a cutting-edge plane that costs about $100 million each.
HILO — The Intermediate Court of Appeals has sided with former County Council Chairman Dominic Yagong and former County Clerk Jamae Kawauchi in a 2012 defamation lawsuit filed by Elections Administrator Pat Nakamoto and one of her staff.
Mar 16 2017 - 9:17pm
HONOLULU — The U.S. Army soldiers finished wading across a stream in a rainforest in Hawaii, and they were soaked. Their boots and socks were water-logged and their clothes, hair and ears were caked with mud.