After more than four decades in the watchmaking business, Wally Nakamoto wasn’t sure how to begin the process of retiring.
“I understand the frustration, because there’s nothing the department has created except controversy.”
HONOLULU — A white man chosen by Hawaii’s governor to be an appeals court judge said he wanted to withdraw his name from the confirmation process Thursday after complaints that someone with a different racial background or gender should be selected instead.
WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Jill Biden underwent a medical procedure Thursday to flush out debris from a puncture wound on her left foot, her spokesperson said.
Hawaii County’s 2021 Sister City Virtual Concert, themed “A Whole New World,” is set to premiere at 7 p.m. today on Na Leo TV.
Irene Hanako Dong, 87, of Kailua-Kona died July 22 at home. Born in Isleton, Calif., she was an auditor for the state of California, member of Grace Community Church and survivor of Tule Lake Japanese Internment Camp in California. Celebration of life 11 a.m. Saturday, August 14, at Grace Community Church in Kailua-Kona. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by sons, Mark (Jane) Dong of Sacramento, Calif., and Gordon (Kim) Dong of Kailua-Kona; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
After 49 days in the hospital, Frederick Tibayan was released from Hilo Medical Center on Wednesday after a nearly fatal bout with COVID-19.
Would you be willing to pay a few extra cents — or a few extra dollars — toward disposing of the products you purchase and the packaging they come in?
Hawaii Tourism Authority President and CEO John De Fries said during a livestream Wednesday that HTA, which had its budget reduced by about 24% as a result of a bill passed this summer, will have to rely on other state and county agencies to help control a growing number of visitors.
Appeals were filed late last month in a trio of lawsuits that requested an updated environmental review be completed for Puna Geothermal Venture, which was damaged by lava in 2018.
The Hawaii Plantation Museum has reopened to visitors after closing last year at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Daniel R. Sayre Memorial Foundation announced the 24th annual Awards and Fund-Raising Dinner honoring the Hawaii Fire Department Meritorious Service Award recipients will not be held on Sept. 4 this year at the Fairmont Orchid due to the continued spread of the coronavirus. This is the second year the gala has been cancelled because of the pandemic.
After eight years of dedicated service, a West Hawaii K-9 officer is retiring to a dog’s life.
HONOLULU — Portions of Honolulu police body camera videos were shown in court Wednesday during a hearing to determine whether there is probable cause to support murder and attempted murder charges against three officers in the shooting death of a 16-year-old Micronesian boy.
As COVID-19 cases climb, so has interest in vaccinations.
Big Island water well installation and repair projects are moving forward more slowly, as everything from cement shortages to site access to permit issues snarls progress.
An alleged burglar who was recorded by a security camera used a bolt cutter to cut the lock off a shipping container at the Hawaii Academy of Arts and Sciences late Saturday morning and stole an estimated $11,000 worth of tools, according to court documents filed by police.