Governor candidates respond to questions about disaster response in Hawaii County during a Governor Candidate Forum Thursday evening at Sangha Hall.
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Police have arrested and charged a Hilo man with attempted murder for his alleged role in an altercation in Hilo early Saturday morning.
Looking back, the mistakes are easy to see: Waiting too long, spending too little, relying on the wrong people, thinking small when they needed to think big. Many people, governments and agencies share the blame for failing to contain Ebola when it emerged in West Africa.
WASHINGTON — For the third straight year, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits come January.
Last-minute voting changes are rejected
Giants fan gives up home run ball
Hurricane Ana’s southward track around the Big Island caused the closure of Mamalahoa Highway between Pahala and Naalehu Saturday due to flooding, but little, if any, real damage, according to officials.
Hawaii County Civil Defense reported Saturday morning the front of the June 27 lava flow had stalled and not advanced in the previous 24 hours.
The annual Bamboo Festival last weekend in Papaikou made me think of our island in the “good old days.” Of course, the concept of the good old days depends on your perspective. I’ll just take it back to the 1950s and ’60s, since those were the days I remember on Oahu and living in Ka‘u. As we drove from Kona through Waimea and on to Hilo, I realized just how special each of our island communities are even after 50 years of change. Each little town or village has its own special charm. Even though there have been major shifts in land use from sugar to forest and orchards, we still have that special charm that makes life good living.
A mile-high offshore segment of Kahuku pali reveals clues about Mauna Loa.
“Where, oh where, are all our classmates?” The “Class of 1968 — Prince Kuhio Kalanianaole Elem. &Inter. School” after 46 years are planning their first class reunion. It’s been so long since graduating, they are having trouble getting addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, etc., of their classmates.
Birthdays come but once a year, but for the Hilo Habitat ReStore, turning five means the celebration will last two full days.
The most recent edition of the Crime Stoppers television program “Hawaii Island’s Most Wanted” highlights a 34-year-old man considered armed and dangerous, a 37-year-old woman wanted for extortion and a 23-year-old woman wanted for bail jumping.
One actor and one musician will make present-day India, with its ancient gods and state-of-the-art technology, come to life in “Guru of Chai” at 7:30 p.m. today at University of Hawaii at Hilo Performing Arts Center.
Hilo Community Players’ annual general membership meeting will be a potluck picnic, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday Nov. 22, at Carlsmith Beach Park, across from the Seaside Restaurant in Keaukaha.