Correction: A previous version of this story erroneously stated the golf course is within the National Park. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.
A well-known Hilo artist and writer whose rented home and studio burned down in a fire on Oct. 30 described himself Tuesday as a lucky son of a gun.
There will be no special property tax classification for short-term vacation rentals under recommendations proposed by a panel tasked with revamping the county property tax code, but some people currently getting tax breaks for agriculture could take a hit.
Sarah Angel entered the U.S. Army as a nurse in World War II, hoping I could be of some help. I was not married.
The owners of a downtown Hilo lot that has become a homeless camp have failed to appeal their case.