The National Weather Service in Honolulu on Thursday issued a number of weather advisories for the Big Island that remain in effect throughout the coming days.
In a letter Monday to state Department of Education employees, Superintendent Christina Kishimoto further outlined the department’s furlough plans for the remainder of the school year.
The state Department of Health on Tuesday reported 57 new COVID-19 cases.
Kamehameha alum Joseph Hooper will be out of Temple’s football lineup for the second consecutive game Saturday when the Owls (1-6) finish the regular season against No. 7 Cincinnati.
The Hawaii County Council on Wednesday voted again to postpone action on a resolution that would permit Mayor Harry Kim to enter into an agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for more than $83 million in federal disaster relief funding.
The Hawaii County Council on Wednesday approved a resolution authorizing the county to enter into an agreement with the University of Hawaii, which will allow the county Civil Defense Agency to work with UH-Hilo nursing students in the fight against COVID-19.
The state and county are urging families to avoid traditional trick-or-treating this Halloween to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
A third wrongful death lawsuit has been filed in connection with a COVID-19 outbreak at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home in Hilo that has killed 27 residents.
Beginning Thursday, those who do not want to be subject to the state’s 14-day mandatory travelers quarantine must take an approved COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to departure from the final leg of travel (children younger than 5 will not be required to take a test).
Premiere Medical Group performed an additional 151 COVID-19 tests Saturday during a second round of testing related to a positive case at Liberty Dialysis in Hilo earlier this month.
CORRECTION: A previous version of this story reported incorrectly that all trials would be postponed until after Sept. 14. That applies only to Oahu district courts and isn’t applicable to Big Island courtrooms. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.
The former financial officer of Kua O Ka La Public Charter School who admitted she embezzled $628,835 from the school throughout a seven-year period was sentenced to five years in prison.
It’s official. There will be no college volleyball in Hawaii the remainder of the year.