Kaiser Permanente plans to temporarily shut down 10 small medical offices on Oahu, Maui and the Big Island next week if Unite Here Local 5 union members follow through with a planned strike in Hawaii.
When it comes to the new 1,900-foot extension of Laaloa Avenue, Robin Wilson has a perspective unlike most in the Kona community.
The gold may be returning to the Kona coast.
Today, Jan. 28, 2015, marks the 29th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster in 1986 that claimed the life of Kona native Ellison S. Onizuka and six other American astronauts.
The leading edge of a breakout from the June 27 lava flow has not advanced since Monday, Hawaii County Civil Defense reported Wednesday morning.
Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park has reopened its visitor center, picnic area, amphitheater, 1871 trail and bookstore, National Park Service officials said Wednesday.
Big Island residents will be able to weigh in today on a number of administrative rule changes related to Hawaii’s medical marijuana program.
Alternating lane closures will be in effect on a portion of Napoopoo Road in South Kona starting Wednesday.
It’s a disease that quietly continues to ruin the health and lives of Big Island residents each year.
Rather than shy away from the fresh vegetables that are a vital part of a healthy diet, Big Island residents should instead take precautions to make sure produce is thoroughly washed, health officials say. Making sure food is free of slugs and snails is the best way to stay clear of rat lungworm disease.
WAILUKU — A 20-year-old Maui fisherman is recovering after being bitten by a tiger shark while he was trying to throw it back to sea.
Health care-associated infections are a major and often preventable problem. On any given day, about one in 25 hospital patients in the United States has at least one such infection and about 75,000 people who had hospital-acquired infections died while hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.