Kimberly Angel, 52, of Keaau, died Aug. 19 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, she was a convenience store cashier on the Big Island of Hawaii. Celebration of life to be held at 2 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Keaau Senior Center. Survived by husband Alton Angel; children Bradley (Jas) Tsugawa, Joshua (Janelle) Angel, Justin (Leona) Angel, Ashley Angel and Crystel (Shayne) Angel-Sarme; parents Calvin and Donna Tsugawa; grandchildren Stetson, Jaden, Tristan, Aubree, Kahoalii, Tracen, Nalani and Riley; sibling Jerome (Tash) Tsugawa; and in-laws Max and Theresa Cabulizan, and Maxine and Larry Cabral. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Police are seeking public assistance in locating an inmate of Hale Nani Correctional Facility who failed to return to the facility following a furlough.
In order to extend the usable life of the West Hawaii Sanitary Landfill, a Hawaii County commission is drafting a bill that would prohibit disposing of recyclable materials at that facility.
A proposed affordable housing development in Hilo is still a long ways off, the developers say.
Big Island residents are urged to take caution this weekend to minimize the risk of wildfires.
Nearly 30,000 acres of Ka‘u pasture land changed hands last week after a state bureaucratic shuffle.
One Maunakea telescope has been partially removed, but the building that housed it will remain standing until next year.
The dilapidated former Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay Hotel should be gone by next spring.
Nearly 500 earthquakes have been detected beneath Kilauea summit over the last week as seismic activity remains elevated.
County Council members and Puna residents alike are urging action by the state to stave off a burgeoning insurance crisis that threatens to drastically increase policyholders’ premiums.
Hawaii County could be asked to maintain some deteriorating private roads under a new County Council bill.
An ongoing legal battle over a plan to import mosquitoes to Maui to protect endangered birds has not immediately affected a similar plan for the Big Island.
After Gov. Josh Green issued a proclamation last month declaring a housing emergency in Hawaii, a group of county and state officials met Friday for the first time to begin to address it.