The 51st annual Merrie Monarch Festival begins next week. Find a full schedule of events, participating halau, Miss Aloha Hula contestants, craft fair info and much more in this Sunday’s Hawaii Tribune-Herald. Click here to follow the festival throughout the week: http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/merrie-monarch.
Two men accused of a brazen violent daytime jailbreak from Hawaii Community Correctional Center in late 2012 have been given separate trial dates.
One of the prominent themes in hula kahiko, or ancient hula, is Pele, the goddess of fire who lives in Kilauea Volcano’s Halema‘uma‘u crater.
The county Salary Commission has pay hikes in store for county officials who didn’t get raises last year, including the next mayor and County Council.
A 24-year-old homeless Hilo man was sentenced Wednesday to five years probation and 18 months in jail after pleading no contest to kidnapping, robbery and vehicle theft.