Hawaii-Tribune Herald
Hilo native appointed Kamehameha Schools trustee
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 19:56:44 +0000
A Hilo native and St. Joseph’s High School alum has been tabbed to be a Kamehameha Schools trustee.
Mumps confirmed at Ka‘u school
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 19:48:44 +0000
A statewide mumps outbreak has hit a Ka‘u classroom.
Parent of Cost-U-Less added to Hilo Lanes lawsuit
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:06:00 +0000
A Hilo businesswoman who filed a lawsuit last year against Hilo Lanes Inc., claiming its owners reneged on a signed deal to sell the property to her, has added a defendant to her lawsuit — the parent company of Cost-U-Less, the business next door to the long-vacant bowling alley.
Windward areas could see stormy conditions again today
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:05:59 +0000
Thunderstorms could continue to roll over Hawaii Island today, bringing the potential for more heavy rain showers in windward areas and icy conditions on Mauna Kea, according to a National Weather Service meteorologist.
State-funded pre-K program to be offered at Kohala Elementary
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:05:59 +0000
Kohala Elementary School is one of five new schools selected to offer the state’s publicly funded pre-kindergarten program in the 2018-19 school year.
Man allegedly assaults woman, kills dog
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:05:57 +0000
A 35-year-old Honokaa man allegedly held a 42-year-old Hilo woman against her will last week, choked her, struck her, pistol-whipped her, twice put a .38-caliber revolver with one bullet in the cylinder to her temple and pulled the trigger, and beat and shot a small dog to death during a violent domestic incident.
Signal upgrades slated for today
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:05:56 +0000
Hawaii County crews will upgrade the traffic signals at Kilauea Avenue and Aupuni Street today.
Ostomy support group is available
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:05:11 +0000
The Big Island Ostomy Group meets at 11:30 a.m. the third Saturday of each month in the cafeteria at Hilo Medical Center. Membership is open to all ostomates, other interested people such as relatives of ostomates, doctors, therapists and nurses. Associate membership is open to those who manufacture or sell ostomy equipment and supplies.
Police: Missing Puna teen found
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 02:03:57 +0000
Police said Monday afternoon that 16-year-old Haven Herzig of Puna, who was reported missing, was found unharmed Saturday.
Police seek missing Puna teen
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 02:00:57 +0000
Police are looking for a missing 16-year-old Puna girl.
Flood advisory in effect for Hawaii Island
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 01:05:26 +0000
The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory as thunderstorms develop over parts of Hawaii Island.
Police ID woman who died in fall
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:04:50 +0000
Police have identified a woman who apparently fell to her death while picking opihi Saturday near Hakalau as 26-year-old Naomi Hauanio.
An itchy situation: Not all parents on board with DOE’s handling of head lice
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:05:54 +0000
KAILUA-KONA — With a new school year kicking off, some parents say they aren’t fans of state guidelines, based on federal recommendations, that let kids found to have head lice, or ukus, return to school right after treatment has started.
Woman dies in fall near Hakalau
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 18:50:20 +0000
Fire officials say a woman in her 20s apparently fell to her death while picking opihi on the rocky shoreline near the 15-mile marker of Highway 19 in the Hakalau area.
Messages from Earth: Designer of Voyager 1, 2 Golden Records’ announces project launch
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:06:01 +0000
KAILUA-KONA — In 1977, space probes Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, headed on a one-way trip to Jupiter, Saturn and then beyond.
Hawaii Promise benefits 101 HCC students
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:06:01 +0000
A reported 101 additional Hawaii Community College students will attend school for free this fall under the newly established Hawaii Promise scholarship program.
Event draws pot patients, professionals: Many dismayed with status of marijuana dispensaries
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:06:00 +0000
KALAPANA — There was music playing, vendors selling trinkets and plenty of education underway Friday as members of the Big Island’s medical marijuana community gathered for the All Things Cannabis Hemp Festival.
Puueo Poi bids aloha
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:05:59 +0000
After about three-quarters of a century in business, Puueo Poi Factory is now part of Hilo’s history.
Scientists say sea is rising faster than first thought
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:05:58 +0000
Marilee Wallace was looking at Puna properties Thursday and noticed about half of the homes real estate agents showed her were oceanfront.
Small earthquake strikes off Big Island
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:05:58 +0000
HONOLULU (AP) — A magnitude 4.1 earthquake hit off the coast of Big Island.