East Hawaii News

Road Work to Begin This Week on Stainback Highway

Repairs to an East Hawaiʻi roadway are set to begin this week.

UH-Hilo Men’s Basketball 2022-23 Season Opens With 17 Home State Games

The University of Hawai’i at Hilo men’s basketball team will open its 2022-23 season with a 17-game home state slate.

UH-Hilo Women’s Basketball Announces 2022-23 Schedule

The University of Hawai‘i at Hilo women’s basketball team’s 2022-23 schedule features seven non-conference matchups all at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo, giving the Vulcans two months of play without ever needing to leave the state.

Council Honors Kaʻū Patrol Officer For Lifesaving Actions

First responders have to bring calm to the chaos they find when they arrive at the scene of an incident. Hawaiʻi Police Department Officer Xylon Takata knows firsthand.

Hilo Community Players presents Musical ‘The Last Five Years’

Linda Winer of Newsday called it “an engaging chamber musical infused with intimate, emotionally perceptive, nonstop songs.” Maya Phillips of The New York Times summed it up as “a story impressively freed, not trapped, by its physical and creative limitations.” Jeremy Gerard of Bloomberg said it is a “giddily sorrowful eulogy for a brief marriage.”

Search Continues For Man Reported Missing in 2020

Big Island police are again asking the public to help with finding a man who’s been missing for more than two years.

Hunter targeting wild pigs at night instead kills momma horse still nursing her foal

A Honomu resident asked a friend who was a hunter to shoot wild pigs on his property at night, but the hunter instead shot his neighbor’s horse Onyx who had a nursing foal.

Plataniotis, Heidelmeier Named KTA Superstars of The Week

Standout performances by two University of Hawai‘i at Hilo seniors earned them honors as KTA Super Stores Superstars of the Week for Sept. 14-20.

Police Seek Identity of Suspect in Kea‘au Theft

Big Island police are asking if anyone knows or has seen a man involved in a theft earlier this month at a Kea‘au business.

Police Seek Missing Orchidland Man

Have you seen this man? If so, the Hawai‘i Police Department wants to hear from you.

UH-Hilo Women’s Soccer Climbs to No. 15 in United Soccer Coaches Top 25

The University of Hawai‘i women’s soccer team is moving on up in national rankings.

‘Hilo Hero’ Recounts Rescue of 15-Year-Old Girl From Abductor

There’s something to be said about being in the right place at the right time.

Puna Man Faces Murder, Burglary, Other Charges in Connection With Death of Hilo Woman

A Big Island man faces several charges, including second-degree murder, in connection with the death of a woman last week.

UH-Hilo’s Retsky Repeats PacWest Weekly Honors

The freshman defender of the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo women’s soccer team has scored back-to-back weekly honors from the Pacific West Conference.

UH-Hilo Women’s Basketball Squad Adds Six Newcomers For 2022-23

Reigning Pacific West Conference Coach of the Year David Kaneshiro, who leads the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo women’s basketball squad, is adding six new faces to the team for the upcoming 2022-23 hoops season.

Road Block Planned Sept. 19 To Protest Updated Rules for Waipiʻo Valley Road

To protest Hawaiʻi County’s updated rules for the Waipi’o Valley road, a road block is planned by residents, farmers and others at the Waipi’o Lookout on Sept. 19 at 8 a.m.

Hawai’i Land Trust Hires First Steward & Educator for Kūkūau Forest

Ulumauahi Keali‘ikanaka‘oleohaililani has been hired by the Hawaiʻi Land Trust as the first steward and educator for Kūkūau Forest on the BIg Island.

Hernandez-Herbach, Graneld Named KTA Super Stores Superstars of The Week

Two University of Hawai‘i at Hilo athletes stood out among the competition to earn honors as last week’s KTA Super Stores Superstars of the Week.

Community Invited to a Peace Walk on Sunday with Mayor Mitch Roth

Hawaiʻi County invites the community to a Peace Walk with the Mayor on Sept. 18 to kick off the global Peace Week.

Help Wanted: Pacific Media Group Hosting Job Fair This Weekend

Are you looking for a new career or job opportunity? An upcoming event might be have just what you seek.
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