The Food Basket has noticed a sizable drop in the number of people being serving via its monthly Ohana Food Drop in Kailua-Kona.
Unsurprisingly, Hawaii hotel occupancy rates in 2020 were only a fraction of those in 2019, although they have gradually increased in recent months.
Police are seeking the public’s assistance in finding a 15-year-old Hilo boy last seen in September.
The state Department of Health reports five new coronavirus cases in Hawaii County today, with 132 new cases statewide.
A 34-year-old Hilo man facing numerous burglary and theft charges is accused of stealing groundskeeping tools valued at almost $6,000 from a storage room at Wong Stadium as well as more than $20,000 worth of items from lockers at a nearby commercial self-storage facility, according to court documents filed by police.
The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands opened a public comment period for beneficiaries on a draft legislative proposal to authorize a resort and casino on Hawaiian Home lands designated for commercial use in Kapolei, Oahu.
U.S. Rep. Ed Case, a Hawaii Democrat, re-introduced a measure to impose strict safety and community disruption regulations on commercial air tour operations to include helicopters and small planes.
The state Department of Health reported 16 new COVID-19 infections on Hawaii Island and 119 statewide.