Public invited to Vietnam War Memorial Service
The public is invited to a Vietnam War Memorial Service today on the Keaukaha Military Reservation in Hilo.
DLNR IDs women cited for illegally feeding Waikoloa feral cats
The Department of Land and Natural Resources on Tuesday released the names of the two women cited by state conservation officers April 18 during a protest by feral cat activists at Queens’ Marketplace Shopping Center.
Roundabout slated for Hilo: Work on project could start in 2025
Downtown Hilo will get a roundabout in 2027, according to a state plan published Tuesday.
Car seats and baby formula are regulated. Is social media next?
The U.S. surgeon general is warning there is not enough evidence to show that social media is safe for children and teens — and is calling on tech companies, parents and caregivers to take “immediate action to protect kids now.”
Life Care Center clear of COVID following outbreak
Life Care Center of Hilo recently experienced a large COVID-19 outbreak, resulting in 93 confirmed cases and one death since April.
Battle over documents continues in wrongful death lawsuit
The Boy Scouts of America voiced concerns about lax supervision and unauthorized firearms being used at BSA shooting ranges weeks before an 11-year-old Boy Scout from Hilo was killed last August by the accidental discharge of an AK-47 semi-automatic rifle.
Emergency work on Hilo’s ‘Singing Bridge’ pau
The state Department of Transportation said Monday emergency work is complete on Wailuku Bridge, also known as “Singing Bridge,” on Hawaii Belt Road at the north end of downtown Hilo.
Army leaders stress alliances, logistics at Waikiki conference
As Army leaders and other military officials gathered in Honolulu last week for the Association of the U.S. Army’s Land Forces of the Pacific symposium at the Sheraton Waikiki, mobility and logistics in the vast Pacific region took center stage in many conversations. The annual conference attracted 14 chiefs of Army from around the world.
Energy contracts renegotiated; Move will reduce customers’ power bills, Hawaiian Electric says
New energy contracts between power providers and Hawaiian Electric will lead to cheaper energy bills for Big Island customers.
Police chief talks trust during EHCC panel discussion
Police Chief Ben Moszkowicz told about 50 who attended a panel discussion Saturday at East Hawaii Cultural Center “trust is the currency” that leads to better relations between the community and police.
Iam Tongi wins ‘American Idol’
Aloha! Iam Tongi, the charming crooner originally from Hawaii, took home the 21st crown on “American Idol” Sunday night.
Kapi‘olani Elementary is first on Big Island to get support from Olympian’s foundation
Just under 50 kindergarteners at Chiefess Kapi‘olani Elementary School in Hilo participated in the Kristi Yamaguchi Always Dream Foundation’s reading program this year.
Waipi‘o rockfall mitigation work to start this week
Rockfall mitigation work will begin on Waipi‘o Valley Road starting Wednesday
Woman accused of stealing nene makes initial court appearance
CORRECTION: A previous version of this story had an inaccurate citation date. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.
Keaau boy, 9, to represent Hawaii at national diabetes event
Drass Jordan of Keaau is a typical 9-year-old boy who loves soccer, archery, hip-hop, and hanging out with his three sisters and baby brother. But at the age of 2, Drass was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease where a person’s pancreas stops producing insulin.
Good vibes on Kilauea: Scientists use truck-mounted seismic vibrator to map the insides of the volcano
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is experiencing some good vibrations for the rest of the month.
Debt limit talks halted again at Capitol as Republicans, White House face ‘real differences’
WASHINGTON — Debt limit talks halted again late Friday at the U.S. Capitol shortly after resuming, another sudden turn of events after negotiations had come to an abrupt standstill earlier in the day when Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said it’s time to “pause” negotiations, and a White House official acknowledged there are “real differences.”
El Niño is likely returning, bringing danger for California and the world. ‘We need to be prepared’
LOS ANGELES — It’s Earth’s original disrupter — a recurring climate pattern so powerful that it can drive global average temperature to record highs, and generate both cliff-crumbling storms and crop-destroying droughts across the planet.
Guardsman Jack Teixeira, Pentagon leak suspect, to remain jailed as he awaits trial
WORCESTER, Mass. — A Massachusetts Air National Guard member charged with leaking highly classified military documents will remain behind bars while he awaits trial, a federal magistrate judge ruled Friday.
Hiroshima attack’s last survivors watch as Biden pays tribute, but makes no apologies
The patter of rain had subsided on a gray Friday morning as President Joe Biden and other Group of 7 leaders arrived at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, the first of two sites where American planes dropped atomic bombs in August 1945, laying waste to two Japanese cities and bringing an end to World War II.