As 2020 comes to a close, the Hawaii Tribune-Herald recaps the year of COVID-19 in this video slideshow.
An independent assessment of the University of Hawaii’s Mauna Kea Comprehensive Management Plan has found success in some areas and failure in others.
The last of the seven defendants accused of aiding Justin Waiki following the fatal shooting of Hawaii Police Department Officer Bronson Kaliloa in July 2018 recently reached a plea agreement with the state.
The weather patterns that have marked this week should continue through New Year’s weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
In addition to the coronavirus pandemic that continues to dominate the news, there were other significant stories on Hawaii Island in 2020, including the following nine stories chosen by the Tribune-Herald staff.
Ivan Gene “Johnny” Ah Sam, 68, died Nov. 14 at home. Born in Kohala, he was a marine machinery mechanic at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and U. S. Army Reserve veteran. Contact family for service information. Survived by wife, Jacqueline Ann Ah Sam; daughters, Sheri-Anne N. (Kanani) Elarco, Natalie H. Ah Sam, Icelynn K.N. (Glenn) Rubio and Crystal U. (Bryson) Felisi; brothers, Glenn Ah Sam, Al Duane Ah Sam and Ray Dean Ah Sam; sisters, Charlene Caravalho and Josette Cruz; five grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.