Highway 11 in the area of the 57-60 mile markers, in the Kawa Flats area in Ka’u. Road closed due to flooding, police said late this morning.
HONOLULU — When Japanese bombs began falling on Pearl Harbor, U.S. Navy Seaman 1st Class David Russell first sought refuge below deck on the USS Oklahoma.
U.S. Census data from 2020 could allow Hawaii County to access millions of dollars in federal funding to solve transportation issues.
JACKSON, Miss. — The U.S. Justice Department said Monday it is ending its investigation into the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till, the Black teenager from Chicago who was abducted, tortured and killed after witnesses said he whistled at a white woman in Mississippi.
Supreme Court remands Bolton rock-crushing case: Court cites ‘abuse of discretion’ by 2016 planning director
The Hawaii Supreme Court has sent a 2016 permit controversy over a North Kona rock-crushing operation back to the Leeward Planning Commission, saying the county erred when it didn’t allow an intervenor to participate in the process.
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Oahu — The U.S. Navy announced Monday that it has suspended use of a massive World War II-era fuel storage complex above a Hawaii aquifer that supplies nearly 20% of Honolulu’s drinking water — following days of complaints that tap water smells like fuel and has sickened some people.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. will stage a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing t o protest Chinese human rights abuses, the White House confirmed Monday, a move that China has vowed to greet with “firm countermeasures.”
NEW YORK — From big Wall Street banks to corner grocery stores, all private employers in New York City will have to require their workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the mayor announced Monday in the most sweeping vaccine mandate of any state or big city in the U.S.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden pledged Monday that his social agenda legislation would deliver tangible savings on prescription drugs for all Americans. Relief that consumers have clamored for is now in sight, he asserted.
Enlightened self-interest means doing something that benefits others but is also good for you. Amid concerns about the emerging omicron variant of the coronavirus, we need more of it right now both among individual Americans and the nations of the world.
BANGKOK — Aung San Suu Kyi, the civilian leader of Myanmar who was ousted in a de facto coup this year, was convicted on two charges Monday and handed a four-year sentence that was quickly cut in half — in proceedings widely criticized as a further effort by the country’s military rulers to roll back the democratic gains of recent years.
Prosecutors in the recent Michigan school shooting by a 15-year-old student that left four dead also have filed manslaughter charges against the shooter’s parents, whose gun he used. This should become standard practice for school shooting cases when the young shooters are only armed because of their parents’ carelessness.
AKona pastor has faith in today’s youth, and is providing a path to discover careers in the trades by establishing a vocational center.
The Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce, with support from the Hilo Medical Center Foundation, recently held a thank you card campaign for the health care workers and employees of the Hawaii Healthcare Systems Corporation’s East Hawaii Region which includes Hilo Medical Center, Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua and Ka‘u Hospital.
Wailoa Center is currently hosting the 13th Annual Hawaii Nei Art Exhibition. Artwork will be displayed from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, through Dec. 16 at Wailoa Center.
When I first ate a Japanese souffle pancake in Tokyo, I was so impressed by its lightness and delicate taste. But they are not a new item on the culinary scene, as the first form of pancakes appeared in the 16th century and was called “funo-yaki” and invented by Sen no Rikyu, the founder of the tea ceremony. The original Japanese pancake was made by mixing flour with water and sake and then fried and served with sweet miso paste for tea ceremonies.