A decade ago, the Big Island won an additional seat in the state Senate following the 2010 census. This year, it’s poised to win an eighth House seat.
The hits keep coming for Hilo’s Jacob Igawa – and, unfortunately, for the University of Hawaii baseball team.
The state health director said people who were infected by COVID-19 and have recovered should be vaccinated so they’re less likely to become sick if they’re reinfected.
An incident in Volcano has spurred discussions and concerns about people squatting in vacant, abandoned and deteriorated properties.
The state has given the Grand Naniloa Hotel one week to pay back a year of unpaid rent or else have its lease terminated.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, more U.S. cities and states are shrugging off lingering COVID-19 restrictions as vaccination rates rise and the number of infections falls.
When the smoke cleared in June 1921, the toll from the massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was catastrophic — scores of lives lost, homes and businesses burned to the ground, a thriving Black community gutted by a white mob.
Allen “Bradda Al” Boyd Filoteo, 70, of Hilo died May 12 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was the resident manager for Riverside Apartments, supervisor for the former Excelsior Dairy; bouncer at the former Uncle Mikey’s Nightclub, U.S. Navy Vietnam War veteran, coach for Keaukaha Big League baseball, member of Hilo Boxing Club, 1968 Golden Gloves state champion and member of International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 142. Drive-thru visitation only 9 a.m.-noon Sunday, June 6, at Dodo Mortuary upper carport. Face masks and social distancing required. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by wife, Raynette Filoteo; daughter, Dana K. (John Pukini) Filoteo; sons, Kalai (Cheyenne Young) Filoteo and Keone (Amanda) DeSilva; brothers, Adan (Debra) Rodrigues and Kamanawa Grube Filoteo; sisters, Verda “Honey Girl” Arriaga, Lila Filoteo, Ulu (Lucas Julian) Filoteo, Donna Rosas, Brenda (Kufa) Filo and Gloria Dezsy; parents-in-law, Earl and Barbara DeSilva; sisters-in-law, Shirley Filoteo, Renee (Ray) Wilson and Laurie (Lloyd) Miday; six grandsons and two great-grandsons; an aunt, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
KAMLOOPS, British Columbia (AP) — The remains of 215 children, some as young as 3 years old, have been found buried on the site of what was once Canada’s largest Indigenous residential school — one of the institutions that held children taken from families across the nation.
ROME — When Italy won the Eurovision Song Contest with an over-the-top glam-rock performance, the victory signaled more than just a psychological boost for one of the countries hardest hit by COVID-19: Held before a live, indoor audience of 3,500, the annual kitsch fest confirmed that Europe was returning to a semblance of normalcy that was unthinkable even a few weeks ago.
The Halema‘uma‘u lava lake celebrated its 5-month anniversary by doing what we all like to do on our special day, taking a break. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park suggested that Kilauea’s summit eruption was getting ready for a “luana iki” or little rest, a more poetic way of describing a pause in eruptive activity.