Hawaii-Tribune Herald
Man hit by car at Old A; woman arrested near scene
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:40:59 +0000
KAILUA-KONA — A man was taken to Kona Community Hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car in Old Kona Airport Park.
Phone scams mar holiday season
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:06:15 +0000
The holiday season is a time for shopping and gift giving — and apparently prime time for telephone scams, as well.
Roadwork on schedule: West Kawailani Street project to be completed by late 2018
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:06:03 +0000
After more than half a year of work, construction on upper West Kawailani Street is still on track to be completed near the end of 2018.
Hospital billing errors corrected
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:06:02 +0000
Hilo Medical Center confirmed that Hawaii Health Systems Corp. completed sending customers corrected billing statements after errors were uncovered in September.
Roadwork begins Monday at Ainaloa and Kawailani
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:06:00 +0000
Starting Monday, the merge lane from Ainaola Drive onto West Kawailani Street in the Waiakea Uka area of Hilo will be closed and a temporary right-turn lane will be installed to access Kawailani for travel in the eastward direction.
Napeahi to run for House District 2 seat
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:06:12 +0000
Terri Napeahi, a community activist focused on health and environmental issues, will run for state House District 2 in 2018 as a Democrat.
Former Kim aide back on contract to help during legislative session
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:06:10 +0000
Mayor Harry Kim is once again bringing his former executive director back into the fold to present county priorities before the state Legislature.
Police: Ka‘u body has ‘suspicious’ injuries
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:06:09 +0000
Police are seeking information about the death of a 42-year-old Ka‘u man whose body was found Tuesday evening in his home.
The Food Basket seeks volunteers to help sort donations
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:06:08 +0000
KAILUA-KONA — ‘Twas a couple of weeks before Christmas, when all through The Food Basket warehouse, there were too few volunteers sorting, to get all that food out.
Victorian-style Christmas
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:06:07 +0000
The Victorian-style W.H. Shipman House will be open for Christmas tours Saturday at 2 p.m. and includes live music and light refreshments. Tickets are limited and cost $15 per person. Payment is cash only and is tax deductible as all proceeds will be given to the historic Haili Church in downtown Hilo. Walk-ups are welcome on the day of tours, but are subject to space availability. Parking is at Haili Church only; free shuttle to and from the home. Tickets can be picked up on weekday mornings at Haili Church until the event. A phone number on the ticket can be used to call and set up a specific tour time.
Ready to respond: Haihai Fire Station completed, dedicated
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:06:05 +0000
After four years of preparation, the Haihai Fire Station construction project in Hilo concluded Thursday with a blessing ceremony as the building opened for business.
FCC decision sparks outrage
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:06:05 +0000
The state Attorney General’s Office says it is “reviewing its options” following the Federal Communications Commission’s vote Thursday to repeal ‘net neutrality’ rules.
Police investigating death in Ocean View
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:35:10 +0000
Police are investigating the death of a 42-year-old Ka‘u man.
Police raid suspected Kona drug house
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:06:06 +0000
Police confiscated drugs and cash and made three arrests Monday after executing a search warrant at a Kalaoa, Kona, residence that, according to neighbors, is a drug house.
Progress made cutting OT: County projects nearly $500,000 reduction but still on track to pay out about $13.8 million
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:06:01 +0000
Hawaii County is on track to pare almost half a million dollars off overtime expenses this year compared to last year.
New state initiative offers support for those working and taking care of kupuna
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:05:58 +0000
Hawaii is launching a pilot program to help working caregivers afford services for aging loved ones.
Application deadline for board seat extended
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:05:58 +0000
The University of Hawaii Board of Regents has extended the deadline to apply for its soon-to-be-open Hawaii County seat.
Aerospace agency promotes basalt as base for new industry in Hawaii
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:05:57 +0000
Could basalt — the volcanic rock that makes up the ground beneath our feet — become the building blocks for a new industry in the state?
Man charged with firearms-related offenses for 4th time
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:05:57 +0000
A 20-year-old Keaau man has been charged with felony gun offenses for the fourth time this year.
Police seek leads on missing people
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:05:10 +0000
Police are seeking leads on three missing people, a 24-year-old Puna man and two 16-year-old girls, in separate incidents.