More people flew here than grew here last year, as Hawaii Island led the state in several measures of population increases, according to estimates released late Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
KEAHOLE — Constructed in the 1970s, the Kona airport was built to welcome 500,000 travelers per year. Several decades later, state and airport officials are moving forward with the facility’s first expansion to accommodate the 3 million people now filtering through the airport annually.
Less than a week after ride-hailing first arrived on the shores of the Big Island, a new transportation startup is set to begin operations.
The Hawaii County Council authorized negotiations for the purchase of an 83-acre parcel in Hakalau valley in a 9-0 vote Wednesday.
The Food Basket, Hawaii Island’s food bank, announced its decade-old Senior Produce Program has ended.