A former County Council chairman and Big Island mayoral candidate pleaded guilty today to embezzlement of more than $38,000 from AmeriCorps and of offering a bribe in return for grants under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.
Studio Art Quilt Associates is pleased to announce the exhibition, ‘Shifting Tides: Convergence in Cloth’ is now online at The Volcano Art Center website at www.volcanoartcenter.org through Nov. 8.
Kilauea volcano continues putting on a show.
A woman was fatally electrocuted in Pahoa Tuesday evening when power lines fell on a parked vehicle in Hawaiian Shores subdivision in Pahoa.
“Risk is our business,” James T. Kirk once said. “That’s what this starship is all about. That’s why we’re aboard her.”
As they prepare to spend $1.2 trillion on a bipartisan infrastructure deal, along with a vastly larger sum on a party-line social-policy bill, Democrats might be expected to defend their ambitions on the merits. Instead, progressive leaders seem to be focused on fiscal gimmickry.
As someone with a serious genetic respiratory disease, I felt an overwhelming sense of joy and relief to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine this past spring. I could not have imagined that, several months later, I would be risking arrest by locking arms with others to block the entrance of the pharmaceutical giant’s headquarters in New York City.
WASHINGTON — With many Americans who got Pfizer vaccinations already rolling up their sleeves for a booster shot, millions of others who received the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine wait anxiously to learn when it’s their turn.
The Hilo High football team will look distinctly different from the locomotive that captured BIIF Division I football championships from 2013 to ’19.
Yvonne Leslie Caplener, 91, of Kailua-Kona died Sept. 6 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kapaa, Kauai, she was a retired nurse at Wahiawa General Hospital on Oahu. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, at St. Catherine’s of Alexandria Cemetery in Kapaa. Survived by daughters, Desirée Ann (Stephen) Watson of Wailuku, Maui, Jasie Paula Teves of Kailua-Kona and Cecilia “Nalu” Nakaahiki of Moreno Valley, Calif.; seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
On the heels of the governor and Legislature scooping up the counties’ share of a tax on hotels and short-term rentals, County Council members next week will discuss imposing their own.