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Popular Stories from 2018

Portuguese celebrate 140 years since first immigrants arrive

On Sept. 30, 1878, the S.S. Priscilla, a three-masted wooden sailing ship, arrived in Honolulu Harbor from Funchal, Madeira, after 116 days at sea. The Priscilla, a German barque, carried precious cargo — Hawaii’s first Portuguese immigrant families, who came to work on the sugar plantations as contract laborers.
Popular Stories from 2017

‘We can do it’

More than 50 emergency response personnel statewide traveled to Hilo this week, seeking to boost survival rates for people with sudden cardiac arrest. ADVERTISING