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Monday, July 04, 2022

45th Annual Shakespeare in The Park: ‘The Tempest’ Opens This Week

A swashbuckling comedy about freedom, redemption and recovery will grace stages in Hilo and Honoka’a this month during the 45th annual Shakespeare in the Park.
Sunday, July 03, 2022

Fire Hydrant Flow Tests Scheduled This Week

The county Department of Water Supply is notifying the public about fire hydrant flow tests happening this week in two locations on the Big Island.
Friday, July 01, 2022

‘Unprecedented And Frankly Scary’: Food Basket Experiencing Severe Food Shortage

The Food Basket, Hawai‘i Island’s food bank, has never experienced the type of food shortages it is seeing now.
Friday, July 01, 2022

Hawai’i Kūpuna Softball League Standings as of July 1

Hawai’i Kūpuna Softball League games are normally played on Saturdays.
Thursday, June 30, 2022

DOT: If You’re Flying For the Fourth, Get to The Airport Early

If you are flying anywhere during the Fourth of July weekend, make sure you get to the airport early.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Big Island Police Remind Residents About Fireworks Rules, Offer Safety Tips

In an effort to make sure everyone has a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July weekend, Big Island police are reminding the public about the rules governing the use of fireworks.
Tuesday, June 28, 2022

OHA Awards More than $600K in Grants to Support Native Hawaiian Education, Community Events

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs has awarded more than $600,000 to several organizations and events throughout the islands. A total of 13 OHA grant programs are being funded this year.
Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Fireworks Permits for Fourth of July Go on Sale This Week

Flash, boom, crackle and sparkle — its time to celebrate the Fourth of July, and firecrackers and fireworks are the main attractions.
Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Report: HVNP Visitor Spending Contributes $117M to Big Island Economy

Visitors to Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park in 2021 pumped nearly $120 million in to the Big Island’s economy, according to a new National Park Service report.
Monday, June 27, 2022

Cervantes-Bautista Wins Merriman’s Culinary Scholarship

A Hawai‘i Community College student was selected as the 2022-23 winner of the annual Merriman’s Culinary Scholarship awarded by Merriman’s Waimea.
Friday, June 24, 2022

Hawai’i Kūpuna Softball League Standings as of June 24

Hawai’i Kūpuna Softball League games are normally played on Saturdays.
Thursday, June 23, 2022

Statewide Awareness Campaign Aimed at Reducing Kūpuna Fall Injuries Underway

A new statewide awareness campaign is aimed at reducing injuries to kūpuna from falling.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Ige Signs Minimum Wage Increase, Tax Rebate Bills

Gov. David Ige on Wednesday, June 22, signed into law two measures passed by the state Legislature earlier this year that will help Hawai‘i’s working families and individuals.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Ige Signs Bills Furthering LGBTQ+ Equality, Inclusion

State lawmakers showed their support for Hawai‘i’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, plus community during the 2022 legislative session, passing several measures that further equality and inclusion of the LGBTQ+ community, and Gov. David Ige signed them into law last week — in the middle of Pride Month.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Screenplay Submissions Sought For Fifth Annual ‘Ohina Filmmakers Lab

Calling all Hawai‘i filmmakers and storytellers.
Monday, June 20, 2022

HCFCU Awards $24K in Scholarships to 8 Big Island Students

Eight Big Island students will receive a total of $24,000 in scholarships as part of Hawai‘i Community Federal Credit Union’s annual scholarship program.
Sunday, June 19, 2022

Chief Ferreira to Retire From Hawai‘i Police Department

The Hawai‘i Police Department’s top cop plans to retire later this year.
Thursday, June 16, 2022

Hawai’i Kūpuna Softball League Standings as of June 16

Hawai’i Kūpuna Softball League games are normally played on Saturdays.
Thursday, June 16, 2022

Waimea Community Association Hosts Lt. Governor Candidate Forum

The Waimea Community Association is hosting six candidates in the race to become the state’s next lieutenant governor for an online forum today.
Sunday, June 12, 2022

Coffee With a Cop Events Scheduled Around The Big Island This Month

Want to discuss an issue in your neighborhood? Need to voice your concern about something? Or do you just want to have a chat? No matter why you turn out, the community policing officers in your district want to listen.
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