An evacuation order Sunday afternoon that prompted thousands to flee Waikoloa Village was lifted at 7 p.m. as firefighters continued to battle a wildland fire that’s scorched more than 62.5 square miles and consumed two homes in South Kohala.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed a study of whether potential alterations to the Hilo Bay breakwater would improve water quality in the bay.
A previously rejected special permit application for a Hilo charter school to build a campus on state land in Kaumana is once again before the Windward Planning Commission — and a letter by the commission’s chairman to four attorneys involved in the case has drawn a testy response from one of the lawyers.
Since the beginning of July, a group of young people sequestered in a Ninole villa has competed for romantic favors from each other to the delight of millions of daily viewers.
Strong winds have hampered efforts to contain a brush fire in South Kohala that by late Saturday afternoon had burned more than 12,000 acres — and counting.
Mayor Mitch Roth’s administration has officially ruled out land owned by a politically connected Pahoa resident as the site for a bus hub, overturning steps taken by the previous administration.
A 27-year-old man was cited Friday for harvesting 345 undersized ‘opihi from the shoreline at Onekahakaha Beach Park.
HONOLULU — If you’re homeless and looking for temporary shelter in Hawaii’s capital, expect a visit from a robotic police dog that will scan your eye to make sure you don’t have a fever.
Dozens of people lined up on Kamehameha Avenue on Friday to wave signs and inform the public about ways to alleviate human trafficking in East Hawaii.
The state Department of Health today has reported 622 new cases of COVID-19, the highest single-day case count reported since the pandemic began.
After more than four decades in the watchmaking business, Wally Nakamoto wasn’t sure how to begin the process of retiring.
CLARIFICATION/CORRECTION 7-30-21: Gov. David Ige on July 19 announced the release of more than $2.6 million in capital improvement funding for the development of subsistence agricultural lots in Honomu, with Big Island Sen. Lorraine Inouye a part of the funding process as a member of the Senate Ways and Means Committee. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.
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.