A group of Kohala High School students thought they knew how to set and behave at the table — until they met Raymond Kanehailua Thursday.
An increasingly popular West Hawaii dive site was named the sixth best spot for diving in North America by the travel website oyster.com.
County Prosecutor Mitch Roth said he’s “disappointed” by a 10-month jail sentence handed down Thursday to a 52-year-old Puna man described by his own lawyer as “illiterate” and “naive” in a felony drug and forgery case.
Hawaii Island’s tourism industry has steadily increased over the years, but an increase in hotel prices and air fares could have an adverse effect on the market this year.
Hawaii is, literally, in the middle of an environmental problem, a top Environmental Protection Agency official said Thursday.
The head of the state Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Aquatic Resources is pledging a new era of community input.
Hawaii County officials have asked a federal bankruptcy court to allow them to foreclose on $20 million worth of South Kona land.
The jobless rate for Hawaii Island appears to be continuing a slow downward march.
Two men accused of a violent daytime jailbreak from Hawaii Community Correctional Center in late 2012 have been given separate trial dates.
He didn’t know it at the time, but Jimmie Vaughan hit a crossroads at the age of 13.
A support group for victims of sexual abuse is asking the state Department of Human Services and Catholic Charities to explain how children were continually placed in the care of Jay Ram, accused in a lawsuit of abusing boys he fostered and adopted.
What do a Southern belle, three hookers, a grumpy curmudgeon and an unstable brother and sister all have in common? They’re all residents of a seedy, rent-by-the-week hotel in downtown Baltimore. Lanford Wilson’s critically acclaimed dramatic comedy is set in the lobby of the Hotel Baltimore, and focuses on its residents who are faced with eviction when the decaying property is condemned. A tale of lost souls caught up in urban decay, “The Hot l Baltimore” comes to the stage Friday at The Aloha Theatre in Kainaliu, and runs through May 4.