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Thursday, August 11, 2022

UH Cancer Center Contributes to Latest National Sunscreen Report

The report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine also recommends the Environmental Protection Agency pursue an ecological risk assessment on all UV filters, which are chemicals added to sunscreen to absorb or block the sun’s UV radiation.
Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Native Hawaiian Organizations to Host ‘Walk To The Box’ in Hilo

Several Native Hawaiian organizations are hosting an event in East Hawai‘i to highlight the importance of civic engagement and voter turnout.
Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Public Invited to Coffee With a Cop in Kona

These popular community events provide the public an informal way to get to know their area community policing officers.
Thursday, August 04, 2022

Police Offer Tips During Pedestrian Safety Month

No matter how you choose to travel, at one point or another it’s your feet that get you where you need to go.
Tuesday, August 02, 2022

Back-To-School News on Agenda For Online Waimea Community Association Town Meeting

The 2022-23 school year is underway and the Waimea Community Association will spotlight back-to-school news during an upcoming meeting.
Thursday, July 28, 2022

Pilot Whistleblower Hotlines up and Running to Report Suspected Fraud

Two hotlines that are part of a pilot program and a proposed amendment to the Hawai‘i County Charter that will appear on this year’s general election ballot are aimed at holding government accountable.
Wednesday, July 27, 2022

‘Access to Care’ Data Shows Troubling Trends in Community Health

A statewide survey that involved nearly 3,300 residents this spring has revealed some troubling data.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Resolution Seeks Performance Audit of Marred County Housing Agency

An expanding corruption scandal involving a former county housing specialist and his cronies has made headlines during the past two weeks and put a focus on the county’s use of affordable housing credits.
Thursday, July 21, 2022

More Than 25 Candidates to Attend 62nd Annual Democratic Party Grand Rally in Hilo

Election season is in full swing and the Hawai‘i Democratic Party invites voters to meet its candidates face-to-face before next month’s primary election.
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Finance Committee Gives Favorable Recommendation to Extension of Free Bus Fares

It looks like a bus ride on the Big Island will continue to be free of charge for at least another two and a half years.
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

DHHL Seeks Public Comment For Annual Housing Report

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands is asking the public to provide comment for an annual report to the U.S. Office of Housing and Urban Development.
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Interim DPW Director Responds to Criticisms About Waiānuenue Avenue Rehabilitation Project

The county Department of Public Works will take another look at adding some bicycle lanes into a road project underway on a portion of a major corridor in Hilo.
Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Public Invited to Attend Online Humpback Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting

The public is invited to attend an online meeting of the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary advisory council next week.
Sunday, July 17, 2022

Community Turns Out by The Hundreds to Support The Fight Against Cancer

Not even Tropical Storm Darby and the rain it brought as it passed to the south of the island could keep people away from participating Saturday night, July 16, in the 30th Relay For Life of the Big Island.
Thursday, July 14, 2022

Sovereign Council of Hawaiian Homestead Associations Policy Summit Scheduled July 23

A coalition focused on serving the Native Hawaiian community will convene later this month to discuss plans for funds recently appropriated to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands for waitlist beneficiaries.
Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Survey Gauges Residents’ Perspective on ‘Regenerative’ Tourism

A new survey by the University of Hawaiʻi, one of the first of its kind, suggests that “regenerative” tourism makes the tourism industry and tourists more attractive to residents of the islands.
Monday, July 11, 2022

Puna Geothermal Venture to Host Public Meeting

Puna residents can get a plant status update and ask questions during a public meeting this week hosted by Puna Geothermal Venture.
Sunday, July 10, 2022

UH Study: Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander Vaccination Rates Affected by Trust Levels

A new University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa study explains vaccine hesitancy among Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders in Hawaiʻi at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and researchers say the findings could provide a foundation for communication strategies for other health policies beyond the pandemic.
Thursday, July 07, 2022

Ka Leo O Nā ʻŌpio to Host GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Forum

A collaboration of individuals and organizations dedicated to Native Hawaiian youth civic engagement is hosting a Republican gubernatorial candidate forum tonight (Thursday, July 7).
Thursday, July 07, 2022

Waimea Community Association to Host Online Forum With Candidates in Several Races

Ballots for this year’s primary election are expected to arrive in Big Island mailboxes by July 26 and Waimea Community Association wants voters to be as informed as possible before making their first choices.
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