LETTER: Final East Side Saddle Road Phase

It took about 13 years and over 300 million dollars to reconstruct and realign about 45 miles of Saddle Road, but it was totally worth all the effort and time.
October 16, 2017 · 0 Comments

Bamboo: The Most Useful Plant in the World

Often referred to as the "king of vegetables," bamboo is delicious and offers many health benefits.
September 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

LETTER: Answer to Water Woes is Up, Not Down

"If we think of our underground aquifer as a reservoir, it makes... sense to measure the input to it... providing an approximation of the allowable withdrawal."
September 28, 2017 · 3 Comments

LETTER: Digging Deeper Into Hawai‘i Island’s Well Failures

"I’ve been following the misadventures of the DWS for some time now and became seriously concerned when I started reading statements in June that made absolutely no engineering sense."
September 14, 2017 · 4 Comments

How Puerto Ricans Arrived on Hawai’i Island

The first Puerto Rican plantations workers arrived on Hawaii Island in 1901 after a devastating hurricane.
September 06, 2017 · 5 Comments

LETTER: Hawai‘i Not Prepared for Disaster

"The Mayor, City Council and State of Hawaii wasting billions while not preparing for the next big coming ocean disaster."
September 06, 2017 · 1 Comment

Hawaiian Cure for the Common Cold

While pōpolo grows on all of the Hawaiian Islands, it tends to thrive in the Hilo and Hāmākua areas of Hawai‘i Island.
September 04, 2017 · 0 Comments

Māmaki: A Traditional Hawaiian Medicinal Herb

Māmaki is invaluable as a traditional native Hawaiian medicinal herb.
August 27, 2017 · 0 Comments

Hawai‘i’s Wild Turkeys

It is estimated that there are now as many as 18,000 turkeys in the state of Hawai‘i.
August 18, 2017 · 10 Comments

Mahalo From Hawai‘i County to Old Airport Cleanup Volunteers

The County of Hawai'i expresses its heartfelt thanks to all of the many volunteers and sponsors for their kokua during the massive two-day clean-up of Old Kona Airport Park.
August 14, 2017 · 0 Comments