Salvation Army acquires state-of-the-art mobile kitchen

The mobile kitchen, acquired through a generous donor, has a capacity to serve about 2,500 meals per day.

Hawai‘i Island police seek help finding missing man in possible need of medical care

The 32-year-old was last seen walking on Paradise Drive in Kea‘au.

Big Island’s Sister City Program launches ‘Ale Lau Loa

The program provides a learning experience that allows local youth to explore first-hand the history, values and customs of traditional and indigenous cultures across the globe.

Top 20 things to do on the Big Island for Feb. 22-29: International Night, ʻImiloa’s 18th birthday celebration, all-you-can-eat ice cream and much more

If you’re seeking an international experience right here on the Big Island, look no farther than the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo campus during the 49th annual International Night. It’s just one of the many activities and events happening around the island.

Police investigating possible drowning of New York woman

The victim had been snorkeling when she started experiencing difficulties and was brought to shore by a bystander.

Kona man reported missing 6 months ago found

He was found Feb. 2 in Kea‘au.

Hawai‘i Island police identify woman who drown in Puna over the weekend

The woman fell off the cliffs in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision area and was swept out to sea.

Hawai‘i Island police seek public help finding 16-year-old boy

The teen was last seen in Kurtistown on Feb. 16 at midnight.

Hilo smoke shop owner accused of selling illegal marijuana products from business

A search warrant on the shop recovered 362 grams of dried processed marijuana, 1,109 grams of marijuana concentrate and a small amount of cocaine.

Governor signs exective order declaring Hawai‘i a trauma-informed state

The declaration is meant to help mitigate the impacts of Adverse Childhood Experiences and trauma and build resilience in families, communities and state workforce.

Emme Tomimbang, trailblazer in Hawai‘i radio and television dies at 73

A University of Hawaiʻi alumna, Tomimbang, passed away at Queen’s Medical Center during emergency aortic surgery, according to the University of Hawai‘i John A. Burns School of Medicine.

Researchers record 170 Hawaiian monk seal pups born in Northern Hawaiian Islands last year

Along with counting the new pups, NOAA also intervened on 27 monk seals to improve their survival.

Hawai‘i Island police seek public help finding 14-year-old girl

Police ask anyone who may have information about Hanuna-Shook’s whereabouts to call the department’s non-emergency line at 808-935-3311.

Man forced to abandon his boat when it caught fire in waters off Kaua‘i

According to the U.S. Coast Guard Station Kaua‘i, the man was traveling to O‘ahu on his 35-foot fishing boat to sell the vessel.

Autopsy results reveal man found floating face-down in waters near Hilo Pier drowned

the autopsy is pending as pathologists await toxicology results. There was no indication of foul play.

County assures Hilo water remains safe to drink

Hilo water is safe to drink after an isolated report of discolored water on Monday.

Study shows most youth vaping in the State of Hawai‘i live on the Big Island

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health and the Hawaiʻi Public Health Institute relaunched a campaign to combat the epidemic of youth vaping.

New study shows 70% of future Hawai‘i jobs will require postsecondary education

According to the report, the number of jobs in Hawaiʻi will increase from 591,000 in 2021 to 624,000 in 2031, with an average of 72,000 job openings annually, from new jobs and jobs that open for other reasons, most frequently retirement.

Volunteers remove 2,000 pounds of derelict fishing gear from Kaua‘i coastline

The nets first washed up on the cliffs Po‘ipū Palms on Jan. 29 where they floated in the ocean for two weeks attached to the rocks.

Hawai‘i Island police chief seeks council help to grow department by adding additional positions

Hawai‘i Island Police Chief Ben Moszkowicz is asking the council for 33 temporary police officer I positions, allowing the department to increase the number of recruits they can pay while in training.
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