Mayor Harry Kim has one more major hire to make as he fills out his administration.
A Hilo-born singer-songwriter now living on Maui is the only Hawaii-based artist nominated this year for a Grammy Award.
KEAAU — When Pohai Kalua learned she and her classmates had a chance to fly to Oahu to perform a Christmas tune and meet Santa, she was thrilled.
Editor’s note: In observance of the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Tribune-Herald is republishing this article from 2001 that documented how the newspaper covered — or failed to cover, due to government censorship — the attack and its aftermath on the Big Island.
HONOLULU — In some ways, it could be any class photo from the 1940s. The sepia-toned image shows 30 fifth-graders — 26 girls and four boys — at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School in Waikiki. Most are smiling, some look stern. A few have no shoes.