Ka‘u residents had mostly conservative ideas about how best to utilize nearly 5,000 acres of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park land.
Fern Forest subdivision in Puna will become the newest front in a war against an aggressive invasive plant spreading around the Big Island.
The Hawaii County Council wants the state Legislature to pursue bills to better regulate vaping and allow counties more control over dangerous roads.
Trace amounts of a potentially carcinogenic chemical have been detected in a Mountain View water source, according to the state Department of Health.
Renovations to the former Hilo Memorial Hospital should begin by summer of 2024, architects say.
Hawaii County will receive $1.5 million in a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to develop a reusable foodware and refillable water bottle system in Hilo.
Some Hilo residents have reservations about plans to develop land around the former Hilo Memorial Hospital.
Gloria Leimomi Thompson, 58, of Hilo, died Aug. 15 at home. Born in Hilo, she was the owner of Local Kine Tax Service, and accountant and a registered nurse. Visitation to be held 10 – 11 a.m. Sept. 18 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, with celebration of life at 11 a.m. and burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire, flowers and leis welcome. Survived by sons Darryl (Lyna) Delatorre and Kapono Thompson; daughters Dawn (Robin) Delatorre and Angelique (Michelle) Thompson; hanai daughter Davlyn Samson; mother Priscilla Thompson; brothers James, Neal, Alan and Stephen (Yvette) Thompson; sisters Joan (Len) Pagan, Ann Thompson and Lianne Kaetsu; 11 granchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
The latest eruption of Kilauea is following in the footsteps of previous eruptions.
‘The shortage is expected to get worse’: Presentation outlines how lack of doctors is impacting isle
A shortage of physicians on the Big Island is a mounting threat to healthcare on the island, according to a Hawaii County Council presentation on Tuesday.
Randy Waila‘ahia Ka-Ne, 65, of Mountain View, died Aug. 20 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was the Kumu Hula of Halau Kawaila‘ahia in Mountain View. Visitation to be held Sept. 17 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo from 10-11 a.m., with a commemoration ceremony to follow at 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome. Survived by partner Kenneth Y. Nakashima of Mountain View; sister Noelani Padilla of Las Vegas; brothers Kiha Ka-Ne of Honolulu, Robbie Ka-Ne of Hilo and Joseph Ka-Ne of Waimanalo; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and students. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.