Police officers, family and friends gathered Monday to honor the fallen law enforcement officers of Hawaii County during the Police Week ceremony in Hilo.
Kealakehe High School senior Kea E. Kahoilua-Clebsch was named a Presidential Scholar in the 58th class of U.S Presidential Scholars.
It’s time to get back in the saddle: Parker Ranch’s annual July 4th Rodeo and Horse Races returns to Waimea after a two-year pandemic-induced hiatus.
University of Hawaii’s community colleges are offering free training in the fields of health care, technology and skilled trades this summer as part of their Hana Career Pathways program.
HHSAA track and field championships: Outleaned in the 100, Konawaena’s Hanks not to be denied in 200
It had been a minute, but Konawaena’s Caiya Hanks and St. Andrew’s Olivia Reed remembered one another from competing three years ago as freshmen sprinters, and they decided to reminisce.
George Nakamoto, 89, of Kainaliu died April 17 at home. Born in Kainaliu, he was a co-owner of Kona Poultry Farm and member of Kainaliu Kumiai and Kona Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. Private services at a later date. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by wife, Norma Nakamoto of Kainaliu; sons, Cy (Melanie) Nakamoto and Kurt Nakamoto of Kainaliu; daughter, Lisa (Sam) Rivera of Kainaliu; brothers, Masao Nakamoto and Yasuo (Chieko) Nakamoto of Kailua-Kona, Junichi (Shirley) Nakamoto of Kealakekua; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
The Arts and Sciences Center in Puna is proposing a campus expansion that could add six new buildings and 18 supporting features to its 24-acre property.
The journey has included sour spots, but it’s made sweet-hitting Waiakea alum Gehrig Octavio all the stronger
Gehrig Octavio led his team to victory and hit a home run, but his first instinct in his first brush with the media was to smile and run the other way. Being 9 or 10 at the time, that’s exactly what the Hilo Little Leaguer did.
Deep beneath Pahala, a town located in the southern part of the Island of Hawaii, is currently the most seismically active region of the Hawaiian Islands. Frequent, deep earthquakes (greater than 20 km or 12 miles below sea level) are felt regularly by local residents, and, occasionally, people across the entire island.
Ferns have been around for over 360 million years. Giant tree fern forests were common for millions of years but they gave way as flowering plants evolved to take their place. Today most of the nearly 800 species of tree ferns are considered endangered because of climate change. Even in Hawaii we see a fraction of the tree fern forests that existed before the 19th century. The introduction of pigs by early Polynesians and later the introduction of cattle played an important part of forest destruction.
Acting Gov. Josh Green has ordered that the U.S. and Hawaii state flags be flown at half-staff as a mark of respect and remembrance of the one million Americans who have died of COVID-19.
With Taysia Rocha leading the way, Waiakea’s girls BIIF track and field championship had long been decided.