7th Case of Rat Lungworm Confirmed in Big Island Visitor

A case of rat lungworm disease has been confirmed in an adult visitor Hawai‘i Island, the Hawai‘i Department of Health stated in a press release this afternoon.
October 08, 2019

Kailua-Kona to Receive New Sheriff

Kailua-Kona residents will soon be seeing a new sheriff in town.
November 10, 2017

Flood Advisory Issued for West Hawai‘i

At 239 p.m., radar indicated persistent heavy rain near that was nearly stationary along the leeward coast of the Big Island between Keahole Point and Holualoa.
September 14, 2017

Blue Zones Project to Host Kickoff Celebration in West Hawai‘i

The Blue Zones Project West Hawai‘i Kickoff Celebration will be held on Saturday, Aug. 26, from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at Kona Commons in Kailua-Kona.
August 03, 2017

DWS Continues Well Repairs Through July 4 Holiday

Crews will continue to work double shifts and throughout the Fourth of July holiday to complete repairs.
July 04, 2017

Emergency Water Restriction Issued for North Kona

The Hawai‘i County Department of Water Supply's Keahuolū Deepwell is out of service.
June 29, 2017

Lava Hose, Volcano Views Aboard Blue Hawaiian Helicopters

Mahalo to Blue Hawaiian Helicopters and our pilot, Toshi Mochizuki, for this amazing tour of the Volcano on the Big Island! Click on this LINK to see...
May 06, 2017

Habitat for Humanity Seeking Volunteers for ‘Blitz Build’

Habitat for Humanity West Hawaiʻi is seeking volunteers to support the construction of ten homes over a ten-day period from Sept. 13 to 23, 2017. The event will be called a “Blitz Build” and will mainly be conducted through volunteer labor to house local families.  Help is needed for construction of the ten homes, as... Read more »
March 16, 2017

Habitat 10th Annual National Women Build Week

Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii and Lowe’s invite women to build alongside future homeowners during the 10th annual National Women Build Week, May 6–14.
March 02, 2017

Hilo High Grad on Top Chef Finale, Vote for Fan Favorite!

“The first time around was a big lesson for me. Coming up short in the finale when I tried to change myself. It was a huge learning lesson. Made me realize be yourself, be proud about it. We have a lot to be proud about here in Hawaii.”
February 16, 2017