There were 915 instances in which pedestrians were hit by motor vehicles on the Big Island between 2007 and May 31 this year, according to figures provided by the Hawaii Police Department.
Tea was first introduced to Hawaii in the late 19th century, but it wasn’t until almost a century later that researchers began to fully explore the crop’s potential.
KAILUA-KONA — With the rollout of virtual reality “Shark Week” programming this week and increases in shark encounters over the past few years, some beachgoers might be a tad nervous about sticking their toes in the water.
Randy Hamasaki, county extension agent for the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s College of Tropical Resources, was upfront with the group of 10 seated around folding tables at the Mealani Research Station in Waimea.
A Hilo grand jury indicted a 54-year-old Mountain View woman in the shooting death of a 21-year-old Puna woman almost seven years ago.