Hilo Pride draws rainbow crowd celebrating ‘Fabulous Free Future’

Gay right supporters and advocates in rainbow colors and decorated in an assortment of glitter and costumes also flooded downtown Hilo to begin the festival celebration with this yearʻs theme: “Fabulous Free Future.”

64 cats, kittens captured at Queens’ Marketplace; relocated to Big Island homes

In reaction to a ban on feeding feral cats at Queensʻ Marketplace in Waikōloa Village in order to protect endanered nēnē, two local animal rescue organizations conducted a relocation project. They captured 64 felines and delivered them to homes across the Big Island — after being spayed/neutered, vaccinated and microchipped.

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.

Dozens Gather to Protest State COVID Mandates, Restrictions

Dozens of people congregated Saturday afternoon along Queen Ka‘ahumanu Highway to protest against the state’s COVID-19 mandates, restrictions and the vaccine.

100 People Marched through Kailua-Kona in Solidarity of ‘Black Lives Matter’

At least 100 people marched through Kailua-Kona Sunday afternoon in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Minnesota AG to Upgrade Murder Charge Against Former Officer in George Floyd’s Death

The Minnesota Attorney General plans to elevate charges against a former Minneapolis police officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck as he begged for air.

Maunakea Enforcement Results in 3 Arrests, 329 Citations

The traffic initiative on Maunakea began on Aug. 15.

Mayor Kim Talks Mauna Kea, New Way Forward

Mayor Kim said his first priority moving forward will be to gather leaders of the kia‘i and the larger Hawaiian community for the first of what he expects will be several meetings to come.

DLNR Releases Names of Arrested Protesters

DOCARE released the names of the 38 individuals arrested after refusing to comply with a lawful order to clear the road on Mauna Kea Access Road on Wednesday.

Several Arrested on Mauna Kea Friday Morning

State officials arrested seven individuals on Mauna Kea Friday morning for violating a new emergency rule that restricts overnight access to the mountain.

Concerned Parents Look to ‘Take Back’ Lincoln Park

Concerned community members gathered at Hilo’s Lincoln Park to voice their displeasure over what they call “messages of hate” displayed outside of the park.

OHA Calls for Legal Resolution Over TMT

Several Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustees are calling for leaders to work out legal issues before construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope continues.