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Big Island meets Big Apple at Fashion Week
2 years ago by Hawaii to /s/BigIsland from westhawaiitoday.com
The Bright Side: Something about Kona
Kilauea alert level raised after earthquakes
Japanese bottle found by girl not the first to be discovered on Big Island
Hawaii County has the third biggest shortage of primary care providers in the country, according to a recent study.
Murals with special message to welcome Kohala Elementary pupils after COVID shutdown
Puna keiki finds 37-year-old message in a bottle
To protect historic lands from invasive goats, Hawaii officials will distribute the live animals to the public via a lottery.
2 years ago by madazzahatter808 to /s/BigIsland from westhawaiitoday.com
Several acres of ohia forest were charred Tuesday after a fire broke out off Upper Puna Road in Pahoa.
Prematurely weaned monk seal pup sent to The Marine Mammal Center
Rain percolates in Kona coffee belt, not so much elsewhere
The newly promoted fifth-grade class at Holualoa Elementary School has left their impression at the 128-year-old school in an unprecedented year of changes.
A handful of businesses were recognized Monday by Big Island Drug Court for giving the program’s clients a second chance.
A determination has yet to be made on a proposal to impose a temporary closure of Kailua Pier starting next Saturday. The closure proposal is being floated as a means to address homelessness and illegal activities taking place at the pier.
Senate passes bill lowering DUI threshold to 0.05
2 years ago by YennyD to /s/whatever from westhawaiitoday.com
Fissure 8 officially has been named. The Hawaii Board on Geographic Names approved the name Ahu‘aila‘au, which refers to the altar of the volcano deity ‘Aila‘au.
The president and CEO of the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce took issue Monday with House Speaker Scott Saiki’s statement a week ago that the University of Hawaii “should no longer manage Maunakea, and it should cease its work to extend the master lease.”
Jay Penn of Hilo, also known as B.J. Penn, was arrested Saturday for allegedly operating a vehicle under the influence of intoxicants, police said in a news release Monday afternoon.
Mayor Mitch Roth was being evaluated by doctors and Managing Director Lee Lord has taken over as acting mayor after Roth had a stent implanted after suffering chest pain Saturday evening.
The U.S. Army is seeking input for an upcoming environmental impact statement to retain its lease of nearly 23,000 acres at Pohakuloa Training Area.
3 years ago by madazzahatter808 to /s/BigIsland from westhawaiitoday.com
Hometown Heroes: KCRA ensures hospitality workers receive food aid
Isi Holani, who helped Hilo High start football dynasty, remembered for ‘inner strength’
Hometown Heroes: Chezlani Casar and the team at the Kailua-Kona Public Library
Hawaii Island residents were shaken awake Monday after a magnitude-4.7 earthquake struck in waters off Ka‘u
Volcano Watch: HVO looking to install seismographs in your community
No stamps needed: County battles rumors as ballots arrive at mailboxes
Lee Loy amendment to fix ‘lame’ requirement of permits for window AC units | West Hawaii Today
Hometown Heroes: Hui of volunteers sews and distributes thousands of masks
Where are they now? UHH volleyball alum Pinheiro not just focused on game, but all-around well-being
Ginger adds fragrance and color to Hawaiian gardens
Volcano Watch: Extraordinary tenure ends for leader of Hawaiian Volcano Observatory
New Kona Brewing Co. brewery eyes summer launch
The owner of a sailboat that ran aground Sunday afternoon has hired a salvage company to remove the 38-foot area from the rocky shoreline fronting the Kona Inn Restaurant in Kailua-Kona.
The show goes on: Aloha Theatre announces new artistic director, 2020-21 season
A study investigating the possible benefits of opening a gap in the Hilo Bay breakwater will likely not happen until at least October.
Upgrades coming to Panaewa Rainforest Zoo
Hometown Heroes: Fairmont Orchid’s David Viviano feeds the community
Lava still cooling in Puna: ‘We’re about halfway there’. Two years after the start of the Kilauea eruption in lower Puna, lava from the eruption is still estimated to be only half-cooled.
3 years ago by madazzahatter808 to /s/Hawaii from westhawaiitoday.com
After weeks of confusion, Hawaii County officials confirmed this week that county parks will remain closed for the duration of the COVID-19 lockdown. Sort of.
More than $2.2 million in federal grant funding is headed to Big Island community health centers to assist their efforts in responding to, preventing, diagnosing and treating COVID-19.
15 years Firewise: Kohala By the Sea recognized for community wildfire prevention efforts
3 years ago by [deleted] to /s/BigIsland from westhawaiitoday.com
Nephi’s Smoke House delights diners with family recipes: If you are hankering for good, local-style comfort food, there’s a hidden gem in Kona that will satisfy your cravings.
Protesters in opposition to the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea presented a letter to the Consulate General of Japan in Honolulu urging the Japanese government to cease its involvement in the project.
West Hawaii beach cleanup slated March 7 - Jeff Fear and his band of volunteers will be out again in force from Kawaihae in South Kohala to Miloli‘i in South Kona picking up trash others have left behind.
Health officials are considering a 12-bed inpatient facility at the old Kona courthouse in an effort to help address mental health and substance abuse issues in the community.
Hawaii’s gardens reflect our diverse peoples and Valentine’s Day aloha: With Valentine’s Day this Friday, we tend to think of romantic love, but love is much more than romance. It is a state of being we define as Aloha.
3 years ago by [deleted] to /s/Hawaii from westhawaiitoday.com
It was an extremely wet January for much of Hawaii Island, with numerous gauges recording record rainfall for the first month of year, especially in East Hawaii.
Twenty-five years ago, a voyaging canoe that calls Hawaii Island home set sail on her maiden voyage to Tahiti. On Saturday, the sailing ohana celebrated the Makali‘i with stories, memories and hope for the future.
A sewer system for Naalehu has been talked about for decades, but it can come none too soon, as a stinky problem last week demonstrated.
Multiple public meetings planned around the Big Island this month will introduce the results of a risk assessment conducted for a required update of the county’s multi-hazard mitigation plan.
State seeks gas tax hike
3 years ago by dcjogger to /s/politics from westhawaiitoday.com
City Council imposes tougher regulations on vacation rentals
We live in a post-constitutional society
4 years ago by dcjogger to /s/news from westhawaiitoday.com
Civil asset forfeiture really policing for profit
US soldiers killed by explosion in Afghanistan
5 years ago by voter to /s/news from westhawaiitoday.com