It’s a coin toss whether a large, destructive earthquake will hit the Hawaiian Islands in the next decade.
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Kapoho-born Frances Kakugawa, an educator, poet and published author, will discuss the art of caregiving at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, at the Aging and Disability Resource Center at 1055 Kinoole St. in Hilo. For reservations, call Chris Ridley at 443-7360.
Two programs aimed at introducing high school students and aspiring farmers on Hawaii Island to agricultural careers are seeking applicants for upcoming cohorts in October.
Police are searching for a Hilo man wanted for questioning concerning an alleged robbery Monday afternoon in Hilo.
Police have found 39-year-old Aimee Levesque, who was reported missing and in the company of her 7-year-old daughter in July.
Police are warning the public about a telephone scam from a caller claiming to be from Publisher’s Clearing House.
Police are looking for a 56-year-old man who was reported missing.
I was very intrigued by the August issue of Cooking Light regarding gluten-free foods. It states that although only 1 percent of the population suffers from celiac disease, more than 30 percent of Americans avoid gluten. This trend has created a $105 billion a year business.
Waimea Middle School officials did a little math last year and calculated they could save about $60,000 a year by purchasing their two school buses, rather than contracting for transportation services through the state Department of Education.
The Puna Community Medical Center, potentially threatened by a lava flow approaching Pahoa, was told Monday it will be able to keep its insurance following news reports that its policy was being dropped in November.
A Kona grand jury indicted a 32-year old Paauilo man with habitual drunken driving.
A Hilo grand jury indicted a former supervisor at the state Department of Human Services for allegedly stealing about $45,000 in public assistance, or welfare, benefits from the office.
Police identified the man who died Wednesday from injuries he received in a single-vehicle collision on Kohala Ranch Road and Olomana Road as 60-year-old Christopher A. Sprecher of Salt Lake City, Utah.
The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission is seeking public comment about power supply improvement plans submitted last month by Hawaii Electric Light Co. and its sister companies.
Twenty-eight endangered Laysan ducks, Anas laysanesis , were successfully translocated Sept. 3 within Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument. Wildlife biologists from the state Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey and the Hawaii Wildlife Center cared for the wild birds during their capture and transport from Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge to Kure Atoll Wildlife Sanctuary aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kukui.