A disease long endemic to Puna has gained national attention after Maui residents and two tourists from the mainland have become ill.
Susan Jarvi urgently needs research funding to continue her rat lungworm disease research.
One of the most challenging aspects of rat lungworm disease is the lack of a standardized treatment protocol.
Is rat lungworm disease increasing rapidly?
At the Mass Transit baseyard, there’s a virtual junkyard of dead and dying buses awaiting work. Some have become places to lean dozens of tires, others are draped with trash, hoses and mops.
Apr 26 2017 - 2:10pm
Family members of Peter Kema Jr. were escorted this morning to the Puna site where Peter Kema Sr. said he left the body of his son, also known as “Peter Boy,” in 1997.
Apr 26 2017 - 1:22pm
A county truck stolen Saturday ended up torched Monday in a remote section of Fern Forest subdivision in Puna.
University of Hawaii at Hilo got good news as tuberculosis tests came back negative.
Apr 26 2017 - 12:05am
A new course of relief for residents plagued by little fire ant infestations or concerned about falling albizia trees is nearing the finish line in the state Legislature.
Apr 25 2017 - 1:34pm
The truck that was torched following reports of a gunshot in Hawaiian Paradise Park on Monday belonged to Hawaii County, police said while announcing an arrest related to the case.