KAILUA-KONA Hawaii native Bill Coney and his partner Dr. Susanne Otero are on a mission to save the coral reefs in their home state and around the world.
ORLANDO, Fla. The past years population growth rate in the United States was the slowest in a century due to declining births, increasing deaths and the slowdown of international migration, according to figures released Monday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Officials looking at councilwoman’s husband in relation to alleged assault on another public servant
A retired Hawaii County police detective is under investigation for allegedly assaulting another county official while still a member of the department in the vicinity of a building that houses government offices.
From the earliest days of his campaign to become president, Donald Trump seized on the construction of a beautiful wall along the U.S.-Mexico border as a solution to what he asserted was the dangerous and costly problem of illegal immigration.
Every decade eventually succumbs to a tidy political and cultural shorthand. Quick, picture the 1960s, 70s or 80s. The societal struggles of the time spring to mind, straightforward and clear. Like it or not, so do the fashions and hairstyles.
HONOLULU The remote and rugged terrain on the Hawaiian island of Kauai where a sightseeing helicopter crashed, killing all seven people aboard, could make it difficult or even impossible to piece together what led to the wreck.
Joel Arruda, 68, of Hilo died Dec. 20 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Hilo, he was a sugar mill worker. Private services. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by brother, Clayton Arruda of Hawaii; sisters Mabel Jernstrom and Miriam Quiret of Hawaii, Carolyn Cabreira of Washington and Elaine Cheer of Oklahoma. Arrangement by Ballard Family Mortuary.
MONSEY, N.Y. A man charged with federal hate crimes Monday in a bloody attack on a Hanukkah celebration had handwritten journals containing anti-Semitic references and had recently used his phone to look up information on Hitler and the location of synagogues, authorities said.
To commemorate the start of its 60th year of service in the Aloha State, the Hawaii Lions Foundation will begin 2020 with a statewide Celebration of Lions Service for two of its founding members on Sunday, Jan. 12, on the Big Island.
The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaii, as part of the county Elderly Activities Division annual Teacher and Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on Dec. 11, honored Dorothy Williams as recipient of the clubs Book of Golden Deeds award.
BEIJING A Chinese scientist who set off an ethical debate with claims that he had made the worlds first genetically edited babies was sentenced Monday to three years in prison because of his research, state media said.
Three babies were born during the Christmas holiday at Hilo Medical Center, all coming into the world before their due dates.
A 43-year-old Waimea woman was critically injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon on the Queen Kaahumanu Highway south of the 77 mile-marker.
Wailoa Center welcomes the new year with a most unusual exhibit.
Hawaii Countys Disaster Recovery Task Force will begin reviewing proposed strategies related to recovery efforts from the 2018 eruption of Kilauea volcano at its meeting next month.
KAILUA-KONA The Honokaa Public Library is one of two Hamakua properties nominated to the National Register of Historic Places.
The new year will bring new charges for some owners of electric vehicles, as an increasing number of states seek to plug in to fresh revenue sources to offset forgone gas taxes.
NEW YORK When a suspect walked into the home of a rabbi celebrating Hanukkah and stabbed five celebrants it was the latest in a week of anti-Semitic attacks in the nations most demographically diverse area and an incident that reverberated across the country.
FREEPORT, Maine Coastal Maine has a lot of seaweed , and a fair number of cows. A group of scientists and farmers think that pairing the two could help unlock a way to cope with a warming world.