The Royal Order of Kamehameha has received a building permit to construct an annex at the back of Kamehameha Hall in Keaukaha.
A Hilo author says she’s plotting Hawaii Island as the setting for a future mystery novel.
Proponents are waging a last-minute crusade to flood the Legislature with testimony in support of funding for a cardiac care unit at Hilo Medical Center.
It remains unclear if Hawaii will avoid severe, widespread influenza that has affected the mainland this season. “It is still, unfortunately, way too early to say,” state epidemiologist Dr. Sarah Park said in a Thursday telephoneinterview. “I hate to try to predict flu because nobody can predict flu.”
Lori Thompson of Hilo got a diagnosis of COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Her ailment is not well-known, even though it’s the third-leading killer of people in the U.S. — behind heart disease and cancer — according to federal data.
An almost unrecognized change in immigration will be explored during an upcoming performance at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.
Mohouli Senior Residences in Hilo completed Phase 2 of construction and is fully occupied.
A woman wore a radiant smile and danced during a flash mob Wednesday at the University of Hawaii at Hilo plaza — but tears formed afterward. She was there, with more than 30 women of diverse ages, with a few supportive men, to call for an end to violence against women through dance — part of the 20th anniversary of the play “The Vagina Monologues.”