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Department of Education release scores for the 2016-17 school year

| | Sep 23 2017 - 9:11pm | Comments

Fewer Hawaii Island public school students met grade-level standards on state tests last year than their counterparts statewide, according to new data from Hawaii’s Strive HI Performance System.

  1. Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 11:01am

    A brush fire in South Hawaii continues to burn and stretches from Waikapuna Bay to within .75 miles of Green Sands Subdivision, the Hawaii Fire Department reported.

  2. | Posted: Sep 23 2017 - 9:11pm

    Fewer Hawaii Island public school students met grade-level standards on state tests last year than their counterparts statewide, according to new data from Hawaii’s Strive HI Performance System.

  3. | Posted: Sep 23 2017 - 9:11pm

    KAILUA-KONA — A recent federal court ruling allows criminal defendants who have not been proven guilty to appear in court without shackles, as the restraints go against their constitutional rights.

  4. Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 12:06am

    Kiwanis installation dinner Wednesday

  5. Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 12:06am

    The Hawaii Police Department is asking for the public’s help in processing court bench warrants.

  6. | Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Ten houses in 10 days.

  7. | Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 12:07am

    The 11th Annual Donkey Mill Art Center’s Cool Fusion, Festival of 1,000 Bowls fundraiser was held Saturday at the Keauhou Shopping Center.

  8. | Posted: Sep 23 2017 - 11:45am

    HILO — A 19-year-old man who allegedly held his ex-girlfriend in his car against her will as he was driving recently followed her to Hilo from Arizona, a prosecutor said Friday.

  9. | Posted: Sep 23 2017 - 11:44am

    HILO — The Merrie Monarch Festival is close to finding solutions for housing hula halau displaced after Mayor Harry Kim informed the festival the troupes would no longer be allowed to sleep in county gyms.

  10. | Posted: Sep 23 2017 - 11:43am

    KAILUA-KONA — Doctors, politicians and citizens alike concur — medical services on neighbor islands, particularly Hawaii Island, are severely deficient.

  11. | Posted: Sep 23 2017 - 11:43am

    The emergency water restriction for North Kona remains in effect, Hawaii County said in a press release Friday.

  12. Posted: Sep 22 2017 - 10:57am

    On Thursday, at 3:40 p.m., Hawaii Island police charged 19-year-old David John Erlenbach with kidnapping, two counts of abuse of a family or household member, second-degree terroristic threatening and harassment by stalking.

  13. | Posted: Sep 23 2017 - 11:44am

    KAILUA-KONA — No injuries were reported as part of a fire that burned more than 800 acres in Ka‘u Thursday, said the Hawaii Fire Department.

  14. Posted: Sep 21 2017 - 7:57pm

    Football is in full swing, and West Hawaii Today is celebrating with its Football Fever contest that kicked off with the gridiron season.

  15. | Posted: Sep 22 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Two elderly pedestrians were critically injured while crossing the street in Hilo Thursday.