Glenn Cornick, a Hilo resident and the original bassist for the classic British rock band Jethro Tull, died Thursday in Hilo. He was 67.
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Mayor Billy Kenoi said he is “very disappointed” by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s decision to deny the state’s request for a major disaster declaration in the wake of Tropical Storm Iselle.
Police are looking for three men wanted in separate incidents.
Six Kona Community Hospital employees are among 34 Hawaii Health Systems Corp. workers set to lose their jobs by December.
There was a special group of Santa’s little helpers that weren’t at the North Pole Wednesday.
Four Big Island residents denied a contested case hearing for the Thirty Meter Telescope’s sublease are taking the issue to court.
Hawaii’s largest health insurance provider is teaming up with a bestselling author to help communities here get healthier.
The National Park Service is stressing the importance of a “margin of safety” for its ecosystems, while acknowledging there is no evidence current water pumping practices pose an immediate threat to the Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park.
It’s a passion and an iconic piece of Hawaiian culture. And to dozens of focused contestants and hundreds who waited in line to taste the result Saturday, poke was everything.
A 46-year-old Mountain View man is in federal custody for allegedly violating his probation on marijuana distribution charges.
Yoichi “Blackie” Nagao, 87, of Hilo died July 23 at the Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama facility. Born in Hilo, he was a retired office machines repairman. Private services held. No flowers. No koden. Survived by sister, Harue (Ichio) Nouchi of Chula Vista, Calif.; numerous nephews and nieces. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary Inc., Hilo.
Civil Defense officials will call for an evacuation should a worrisome lava flow approaching neighborhoods near Pahoa appear to be within five days of encroaching on populated areas.
Police have located a missing 16-year-old Kona girl.
Oahu-based Soldiers are scheduled to convoy between Keaukaha Military Reservation in Hilo and Pohakuloa Training Area Friday and Sunday between 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
The attorney for a Kona artist who sued an online publishing company said Monday a settlement reached last week was “amicable.”