Top Big Island Now Stories for 2021
When you think of events that occurred these past 12 months, what sticks out?
While the COVID-19 pandemic continued to dominate the news cycle throughout 2021 with the ebb and flow of case counts and deaths, there were other notable events that occurred on Hawaiʻi Island. Between a new eruption at Kīlauea to the largest brush fire the island has ever seen, 2021 will be a year to remember.
In some months, Big Island Now included two stories as there was more than article that appeared to be popular with readers during that time. Additionally, 2021 was the first time Big Island Now put together a special report in which journalists investigated the opioid crisis on the island. Click here for those stories.
Here is Big Island Now’s top stories throughout the year:
Drive-In Movie Night Opens in Kona
What’s That Rising from the Lava Lake