#Big Island Now News

Tuesday, November 05, 2019
Councilman Urges HPD ‘Pull Back’ on Maunakea Patrols
During the Hawaii County Finance Committee update on Maunakea spending Tuesday, District 5 Councilman Matt Kanealiʻi-Kleinfelder urged HPD Chief Paul Ferreira to pull back patrols on Maunakea.
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Hilo Airport Conducts Emergency Response Drill
Officials held an emergency response drill at Hilo International Airport early Friday as part of the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program.
Sunday, October 20, 2019
Big Island Beekeepers Host Honey Challenge
The Big Island Beekeepers Association held the formal judging for the 10th annual Hawaiian Honey Challenge on Saturday at the Komohana Agriculture Research Station in Hilo.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Pesticide Ban Advances to Council
The bill prohibits the use of toxic pesticides and herbicides on all Hawai‘i County roads, parks, waterways, drainage ways, trails, sidewalks and bikeways.
Saturday, October 05, 2019
Hawai‘i Island Teen Standard Bearer in PGA Event
Hawai‘i Island teen, Hekili Robello, 14, is representing Shriners Hospital for Children Honolulu in the 37th Annual Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
Saturday, September 21, 2019
TMT Protestor Prosecution Passes to AG’s Office; Trial Dates Set
Prosecution has been transferred to the AG’s office and trial dates were set for nine kūpuna who were charged with obstructing a government operation.
Sunday, September 15, 2019
State Defends Destruction of Hawai‘i Flag on Pu‘u Huluhulu Structure
A Hawai‘i State flag was destroyed during a state operation to remove an un-permitted structure on DHHL land near Pu‘uhonua O Pu‘u Huluhulu on Sept. 6, 2019.
Saturday, September 07, 2019
Mauna Spending Continues to Rise
Hawai‘i County spending continues to rise as the protest of the TMT construction on Mauna Kea stretches into its seventh week.
Friday, May 10, 2019
Big Island Residents Express Concerns Over Road Usage Charge
East Hawai‘i Island residents expressed concerns over a study to implement a state Road Usage Charge during the final meeting held by the Hawaii DeOT in Hilo on May 9, at AJA Veterans Hall.
Friday, May 10, 2019
County Roads in Kalapana to Be Restored
“Now they are inquiring, ‘What about our roads,” stated Mayor Harry Kim. “Now we can because the quiet period is over.”
Saturday, May 04, 2019
Finding a Silver Lining: One-Year Kīlauea Update
May 3, 2019, marks the one-year anniversary of the start of Kīlauea Volcano’s 2018 Lower East Rift Zone eruption.
Saturday, March 23, 2019
PGV to Provide Limited Access for Puna Residents
Puna Geothermal Venture, in partnership with Kapoho Land and Development Company, will provide access for residents with homes and farms within the kipuka.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
March Declared Endometriosis Awareness Month
Hawai‘i Gov. David Ige and Hawai‘i Island Mayor Harry Kim declared March 2019 Endometriosis Awareness Month.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
A Very Positive Vibe Rocks Hilo
Vibe’s mission includes shifting humans toward a plant-based diet.
Friday, March 01, 2019
UPDATE: Hawai‘i Officials Present Lava Recovery Update
Puna State Rep. Joy San Buenavetura held a lava disaster update Feb. 23, 2019, at the Pāhoa Community Center.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Promenade at the Park, Hilo-Style
A sunny day in Hilo is nothing to waste, and taking the Banyan Drive Art Stroll on Jan. 12, 2019, was a perfect way to enjoy it.
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Enjoy Down-to-Earth Dining at Sky Garden Restaurant
The Sky Garden Restaurant adjoins the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai‘i, which is a planetarium and exhibition center; part of the University of Hawai‘i.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Hawai‘i Attorney to Discuss Lloyd’s Lawsuits
The attorney will discuss the bad faith related to those who have received payments, claims not yet paid and objectionable damage assessments/estimates.
Thursday, November 08, 2018
Enjoy Poolside Dining at Sheraton’s Holua
The Sheraton has done a nice job of having something on the menu to please just about everyone.
Sunday, October 21, 2018
Leilani St. Striping Work to Begin
Leilani Street stripe painting from Kanoelehua Avenue to Railroad Avenue will begin Monday, Oct. 22, between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
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