KAILUA-KONA — Jim Smallwood was a temporary resident at Kona Community Hospital and the night staff realized they had a serious problem on their hands, or perhaps more aptly stated, under their skin.
Armed with an opinion from the state attorney general, Mayor Harry Kim is asking the County Council to consider raising the general excise tax.
Bonnie Irwin, currently provost and vice president for academic affairs at California State University Monterey Bay, was recommended for approval by the University of Hawaii Board of Regents as the University of Hawaii at Hilo’s next chancellor, it was announced Monday.
Home sales on the Big Island last year lagged behind 2017 thanks to the upheaval caused by the Kilauea eruption.
The Big Island was ready for its closeup in 2018.
Should County Council members serve longer terms?
It’s been three weeks since Scott Pekalib has been able to go to work.