Meet the growers at free Plant People Road Show on Saturday

The bi-annual sale on Saturday offers attendees the chance to talk directly to members of the local nursery community.

Police arrest female teen following stabbing in Kona on Halloween

At 7:40 p.m., on Oct. 31, Kona patrol officers responded to a report of a disturbance at a community park in the Pualani subdivision in Kailua-Kona. As officers were attempting to break up a crowd, they received a second report of another disturbance on the street fronting the community park.

Big Island Now poll no. 34: Where is the spookiest place on the Big Island?

Hawai‘i Island has no shortage of hauntings and legends that will leave you with chicken skin.

Business Monday: Big Island Ghost Tours takes guests on haunted — and historic — otherworldly adventures

The tour company based at the Kona Inn Shopping Village offers several options for guests to explore “Paranormal Paradise” around the Big Island, from Kona to Hilo and places in between.

MADD Hawai‘i warns that Halloween is one of the scariest days on the road

“Someone is killed or injured by impaired driving every 79 seconds, every day of the year. Unfortunately, that number rises on Halloween, making it one of the scariest days on the road,” said Alice Liu, Program Director at MADD Hawai‘i. “We want everyone in Hawai‘i to realize that we’re all at greater risk of impaired drivers this Halloween. We urge you to plan ahead, exercise additional caution on the roads, and wear their seatbelts, which is one of the best ways for people to protect themselves from an impaired driver.”

Poll results: Halloween is here. Did you choose your candy wisely?

According to a national study, Hershey’s Mini Bars was the most popular candy in the state. Our voters disagreed.

Big Island police offer Halloween safety tips

Being safe is no trick; using a few common-sense tips can help make Halloween enjoyable for everyone. The Hawaiʻi Police Department asks people to follow a few suggestions, especially on Halloween.

Big Island Now poll no. 33: What is the best Halloween candy?

According to CandyStore.com, a website where one can buy candy in bulk, the favorite candy nationwide is Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.

Nightmare on Kino‘ole Street: Haunted House Hilo offers scary good time

One of the newest haunted attractions on the Big Island promises a horrifyingly fun experience, immersing those who enter in a dark and horrendous world full of things that go bump in the night and worse.

Yes, those were witches you saw paddling around Hilo Bay

Pointy hats and other witchy wardrobe were the norm. Even a skeleton and a glittery orange-and-black spider were part of the festivities.

Big Island police offer Halloween safety tips

Being safe is no trick; a few common-sense tips can help make Halloween is safe and fun for keiki and adults alike.

Hilo Axe Lounge ratchets up the scares with spooky Halloween haunted house

Featuring eight rooms of terror, each with a different theme, the event promises a scary good time for anyone and everyone who dares to enter.

Want to be scared? Check out the list of Halloween activities around the Big Island

There are Halloween activities around the Big Island — for keiki to adults. Check out the list that includes haunted houses, witches on the water, a menacing maze and Howl-ween with four-legged friends.

Aloha ‘Īlio Rescue to host dog costume contest, adoption event for Halloween

Aloha ‘Īlio Rescue is hosting its annual Howl-ween costume contest and adoption event on Oct. 29.

Lua Lai Halloween Event Canceled

A Waimea neighborhood’s trick-or-treating Halloween tradition has been canceled for the second year in a row.

HPD Provides Suggestions on How to Stay Safe on Halloween

Hawai‘i Police Department provides advice on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on Halloween and stay safe.

DOH Advises on Socially-Distanced Halloween to Avoid COVID-19 Spread

With Halloween quickly approaching, the Department of Health is advising families to avoid trick-or-treating in an effort avoid the spread of COVID-19.

Red Cross Offers Halloween Safety Tips

We’re on the eve of Halloween. While the holiday is packed with costumes, candy and fun, the American Red Cross put out some tips on how to help keep kids safe while enjoying the festivities.

Fourth Fridays Celebrates Lanihau-lloween

Fourth Fridays will celebrate Lanihau-lloween on Friday, Oct. 25, at the Lanihau Center parking lot in Kailua-Kona.

Keauhou Shopping Center to Host Halloween Party

The evening begins with trick-or-treating right at 5 p.m. and will run at participating stores while supplies last.
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