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Celebrating Agriculture: Farm Festival draws 1,700 people, kicks off Honokaa Western Week

May 22 2017 - 12:05am || Comments

A breeze ruffling the tops of dozens of tents set up in a hollow just off Mamalahoa Highway in Honokaa sent smells of Thai spices and sounds of relaxed guitar music through the air. On most Sundays, the area is a quiet bustle as people browse the wares of the Hamakua Harvest farmers market.

  • | Posted: May 18 2017 - 12:05am

    There’s a suspected case of mumps in Puna.

  • | Posted: May 18 2017 - 12:05am

    There’s a suspected case of mumps in Puna.

  • | Posted: May 18 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — A two-vehicle crash that killed three men and critically injured a woman snarled traffic for hours Wednesday morning, causing headaches for those trying not only to get around the island but get off it as well.

  • | Posted: May 18 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — A two-vehicle crash that killed three men and critically injured a woman snarled traffic for hours Wednesday morning, causing headaches for those trying not only to get around the island but get off it as well.

  • Posted: May 18 2017 - 12:05am

    Ten units, including both county helicopters, took part in the rescue of two swimmers in distress near Punalu‘u Black Sand Beach in Ka‘u.

  • Posted: May 18 2017 - 12:05am

    Representatives from Going Home, Women Supporting Women, Hawaii National Guard Youth Challenge Academy, Hawaii County and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration sign-wave Wednesday evening in support of National Prevention Week near Walgreens on Highway 11 in Hilo. National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental and/or substance use disorders.

  • Posted: May 18 2017 - 12:05am

    Representatives from Going Home, Women Supporting Women, Hawaii National Guard Youth Challenge Academy, Hawaii County and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration sign-wave Wednesday evening in support of National Prevention Week near Walgreens on Highway 11 in Hilo. National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental and/or substance use disorders.

  • | Posted: May 18 2017 - 12:05am

    County administration has a bit more explaining to do before the County Council is ready to approve a $20 million bond issue creating a closure plan for the Hilo landfill.

  • | Posted: May 18 2017 - 12:05am

    County administration has a bit more explaining to do before the County Council is ready to approve a $20 million bond issue creating a closure plan for the Hilo landfill.

  • | Posted: May 18 2017 - 12:05am

    About 130 students are projected to graduate from Honokaa High School on Saturday. The commencement ceremony begins at 10 a.m. in the Honokaa Gym.

  • Posted: May 17 2017 - 4:21pm

    A 26-year-old Keaau man police say caused a fiery traffic collision Sunday night that killed another man and fled the scene has been charged with manslaughter.

  • Posted: May 17 2017 - 4:21pm

    A 26-year-old Keaau man police say caused a fiery traffic collision Sunday night that killed another man and fled the scene has been charged with manslaughter.

  • | Posted: May 17 2017 - 9:12am

    A Bayshore Towers condominium resident said police and fire rescue personnel used his 12th floor lanai to coordinate the Monday evening recovery of a man’s body in Hilo Bay.

  • | Posted: May 17 2017 - 9:12am

    A Bayshore Towers condominium resident said police and fire rescue personnel used his 12th floor lanai to coordinate the Monday evening recovery of a man’s body in Hilo Bay.

  • Posted: May 17 2017 - 8:43am

    West Hawaii Today is reporting that three people were killed a the wreck involving a Toyota 4-Runner and a white Nissan Titan.