- Class folds paper cranes for Fukushima radiation victims Updated: May-04-15 3:38 pm
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - A group of third graders hope to send sisters visiting from Fukushima home to Japan with 1,000 paper cranes that represent wishes for health and good will.
- Office of Hawaiian Affairs rescinds telescope support Updated: Apr-30-15 10:19 pm
HONOLULU - Trustees for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs on Thursday voted to rescind support for building a giant telescope near the summit of Mauna Kea, but did not outright oppose the project.
- Ordnance removal workers say job is hazardous, pay is unfair Updated: Apr-29-15 2:02 pm
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - They had just come off work. Dangerous work, trudging along with metal detectors, grid by tedious grid, over World War II weapons training sites. It's hot work, out on the grassy lava fields of Waikoloa, no shade, only the water they can carry, no toilet facilities.
- Puna woman's suspicious death linked medical condition Updated: Apr-29-15 12:13 pm
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - Authorities on Hawaii's Big Island say an autopsy following a woman's suspicious death in Puna has determined she died because of a medical condition.
- New show to highlight local, amateur filmmakers Updated: Apr-28-15 1:37 pm
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - A new cable series is focusing on the life and culture of Hawaii's Big Island, and residents are being asked to submit their amateur video footage to possibly be featured in an episode.
- Financial boost provides silver lining to lava emergency Updated: Apr-26-15 5:50 pm
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - There was a silver lining in the lava flow emergency that threatened Puna over the past months - an unexpected financial boost for local contractors large and small.
- Hawaii poised to become 1st state to raise smoking age to 21 Updated: Apr-24-15 10:52 pm
HONOLULU - A bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is headed to the governor.
- New Kona Brewing facility in Hawaii to produce beer in cans Updated: Apr-23-15 5:40 pm
HONOLULU - Kona Brewing Co. plans to invest in a new $15 million Hawaii brewery that will boost its annual production capacity from 12,000 barrels to 100,000 barrels.
- State proposes new surf, swimming rules for Kailua-Kona bay Updated: Apr-18-15 8:53 pm
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - The state Department of Land and Natural Resources has proposed establishing new rules to address user conflicts at Kahaluu Bay in Kailua-Kona.
- Donation center closure will drive up need for blood Updated: Apr-12-15 2:44 pm
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - Retired Hawaii County firefighter Gary Sturdy has four 5-gallon buckets he keeps handy. They serve as a visual reminder of how much blood he's donated over 40 years.
- Governor: Seeking a way for science, sacred sites to coexist Updated: Apr-09-15 8:05 pm
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - Gov. David Ige said he's searching for a way for science and sacred sites to coexist at Mauna Kea.
- Coalition cleared by ethics panel of wrongdoing Updated: Apr-09-15 4:49 pm
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - The Hawaii County Board of Ethics cleared the Coalition for Tobacco-Free Hawaii of wrongdoing after the group's executive director apologized for neglecting to register its lobbyists with the county.
- Hawaii veterans wait longer for care on outer islands Updated: Apr-09-15 12:11 pm
HONOLULU - Delays for medical appointments at Veterans Affairs facilities are shorter than the national average across much of Hawaii, but that's not true of outer islands.
- Holualoa man dies in motorcycle crash Updated: Apr-09-15 11:16 am
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - A 56-year-old Holualoa motorcyclist has died after a three-vehicle crash on Hawaii's Big Island.
- Ethics complaint filed against Big Island mayor, official Updated: Apr-07-15 4:37 pm
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - An ethics complaint filed this week is targeting Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi and a finance official over Kenoi's personal purchases on a county credit card.