Hawaii County will suspend all county-sponsored COVID-19 testing operations beginning Saturday.
A Senate committee has recommended passage of a bill that would shift management of Maunakea away from the University of Hawaii — sort of.
Foodland Super Market Ltd. today announced that it has entered into an agreement to confidentially transfer all of the prescriptions from its Foodland Pharmacies to Longs Drugs.
It was a cleaner performance all-around for Hilo High’s softball team
With coronavirus cases rising in parts of Europe and Asia, scientists worry that an extra-contagious version of the omicron variant may soon push cases up in the United States too.
Evil, when it knocks on the door, when it walks in the room, when it surrounds us and smiles at its likely victory, is one of the worst things in life. Still, we are seeing it in Russian President Vladimir Putin just as in Joseph Stalin, Adolph Hitler and too many others. As the United States seems to know, the only answers are outrage, analysis, courage, strength and determination even as evil employs any means that suit its ends.
The county Department of Public Works has awarded the final contract for the completion of the four-year Kalanianaole Avenue reconstruction project.
The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaii on Monday recognized South Hilo Patrol Officer Benjamin Nishimoto as 2021 Officer of the Year and Hawaii Fire Department Emergency Medical Services Specialist II Elijah McDaniel as Firefighter of the Year during a ceremony in Hilo.
Easterseals Hawaii and the Hawaii Self-Advocacy Advisory Council, or SAAC, gathered Friday afternoon to raise awareness about people with disabilities.
A fun time was had by all last Wednesday as Therapeutic Horsemanship of Hawaii-Kona’s two miniature horses, Calypso and Peaches, visited with Full Life Hawaii participants and Life Care Center of Kona residents.
CORRECTION: A previous version of this story erroneously stated Herbert Watanabe was president of the Hilo Little League. Watanabe was president of the Waiakea Lions when it sponsored the Waiakea Little League, before it changed its name to Hilo Little League in 1990. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.
Hawaii County is planning to jump into electric buses in a big way with 10 new buses planned as early as next year and an East Hawaii charging network as a pilot project.
Bonifacio “Pacio” Corpuz, 73, of Pahala died March 4 at home. Born in the Philippines, he was a nut harvester and irrigation pump operator for the former ML Macadamia Nut Orchard and carpenter. Visitation 6 p.m. Friday, April 1, at Corpuz home. Public viewing 8-10 a.m. Saturday, April 2, at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Friends welcome at the Corpuz residence immediately after the service. Inurnment at a later date. Survived by wife, Oliva Corpuz; children, Rowena (Edgar) Pollante, Remely (Brandon) Kight, Rey (Luzy) Corpuz, Rochelle (Rodel) Abero, Ruby (Gabor) Corpuz-Salla, Rodelyn Corpuz and Katherine (Nathan) Corpuz-Perry; seven siblings; 11 grandchildren; aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
University of Hawaii officials were in the hot seat Tuesday during a discussion about a bill that would remove the university as the managing authority for the summit lands on Maunakea.