Combining her love of music and entomology, Lisa Schonberg has swarmed around the plight of the Hawaiian yellow-faced bees with a multimedia project that’s creating a buzz about their importance and how best to help them.
A man accused of attacking a woman, stealing her sport-utility vehicle, then leading police on a chase and trying to run down two officers with the stolen SUV before being shot by one of the officers made his initial court appearance Thursday.
A fish farming technology company plans to begin construction of a huge, untethered and highly automated spherical pen for farming yellowfin and bigeye tuna off the Kohala coast.
On Tuesday morning, a portion of the crater wall at Kilauea plunged into the lava lake below. That created an explosive event, sending “spatter bombs” of lava onto the rim of Halema‘uma‘u in an area closed to the public, according to Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.
It’s that time again, when shoppers are hitting Big Island stores, stocking up on school supplies and searching for the best deals in town. Meanwhile, several retailers are studying their moves and are anticipating an increase in sales.
The gubernatorial debate was brought to the Big Island on Wednesday as Gov. Neil Abercrombie squared off against challenger state Sen. David Ige in Waimea.
County Council candidate Ron Gonzales says he is qualified to run in District 9, despite a persistent buzz on the coconut wireless that he doesn’t live in his district.
A judge cleared the way Wednesday for the state’s reopening of Kulani Correctional Facility.
HONOLULU (AP) — Federal wildlife officials recently proposed strict nationwide limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors and four other snake species in an effort to prevent them from being introduced into the wild.