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Schools in Ka‘u-Keaau-Pahoa Complex Area on a mission to lower student absenteeism

Aug 17 2017 - 12:05am || Comments

Schools in the Ka‘u-Keaau-Pahoa Complex Area are making a push this year to reduce the number of days students are absent from class.

  • Posted: Aug 12 2017 - 12:05am

    A pagoda is missing from the Puna Hongwanji Mission.

  • | Posted: Aug 12 2017 - 12:05am

    HAGATNA, Guam — If an attack warning is issued, Guam residents should take cover quickly — in a concrete structure, preferably underground — and stay there until instructed otherwise, according to a fact sheet titled “Preparing for an Imminent Missile Threat.”

  • | Posted: Aug 12 2017 - 12:05am

    HAGATNA, Guam — If an attack warning is issued, Guam residents should take cover quickly — in a concrete structure, preferably underground — and stay there until instructed otherwise, according to a fact sheet titled “Preparing for an Imminent Missile Threat.”

  • | Posted: Aug 12 2017 - 12:05am

    HAGATNA, Guam — If an attack warning is issued, Guam residents should take cover quickly — in a concrete structure, preferably underground — and stay there until instructed otherwise, according to a fact sheet titled “Preparing for an Imminent Missile Threat.”

  • | Posted: Aug 12 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — A fire engulfed a home Friday in Kona Acres and ignited a propane tank, causing a violent explosion that sprayed flaming shrapnel across a road and into adjacent lots.

  • | Posted: Aug 12 2017 - 12:05am

    David Tarnas, who last year suffered a whisker-thin primary loss in his campaign to unseat state Rep. Cindy Evans, is ready for a rematch.

  • | Posted: Aug 12 2017 - 12:05am

    A study released this spring shows sepsis death rates are five times higher in Hawaii residents — 14.4 per 100,000 people — than in Los Angeles, 2.7 per 100,000.

  • | Posted: Aug 12 2017 - 12:05am

    A study released this spring shows sepsis death rates are five times higher in Hawaii residents — 14.4 per 100,000 people — than in Los Angeles, 2.7 per 100,000.

  • Posted: Aug 12 2017 - 12:05am

    The Tribune-Herald each Saturday is publishing a photo from the Lyman Museum’s John Howard Pierce Photography Collection. The museum is seeking help identifying the people and places in the pictures, most of which are from the 1960s and ’70s. Those with information about the subjects in the photos can contact the museum by calling 935-5021 or emailing archives@lymanmuseum.org. THIS PHOTO (NO. 16767) was captured April 16, 1962.

  • Posted: Aug 11 2017 - 5:33pm

    Fire rescuers plucked two people from the open ocean about a mile off Kaloli Point in Puna Friday morning after their 20-foot Bayliner boat capsized, according to a written Fire Department statement.

  • | Posted: Aug 11 2017 - 4:23pm

    Police arrested nine people Thursday afternoon in a gambling raid at a downtown Hilo game room.

  • | Posted: Aug 11 2017 - 4:23pm

    Police arrested nine people Thursday afternoon in a gambling raid at a downtown Hilo game room.

  • Posted: Aug 11 2017 - 1:30am

    This photograph from the Lyman Museum’s John Howard Pierce Photography Collection, No. 16288, was first published in the Oct. 15, 2016, edition of the Tribune-Herald. The photo was captured Nov. 2, 1961 in the Federal Building. Pictured is George M. Aoki who worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture as an extension agent. He visited farmers throughout the Big Island giving recommendations to treat crop diseases. He also introduced new technologies to farmers, such as a machine to pick coffee. If you think a subject or location was misidentified, a name misspelled or have any more information about this photo, call the museum at 935-5021.

  • Posted: Aug 11 2017 - 12:06am

    Tickets are still available for Sunday’s Traveling Plate, the annual statewide culinary tour to benefit Easter Seals Hawaii, from 5-8 p.m. at Nani Mau Gardens.

  • Posted: Aug 11 2017 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — The Pacific Century Fellows program has announced the selection of its 16th class of fellows, comprised of 37 men and women. This year’s class includes one member from the Big Island, Jonathan Mitchell, 37, manager of corporate development for Parker Ranch.