In Brief | Big Island
Ordnance investigation continues in Waimea The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District, in coordination with the state Department of Health and various Hawaii County safety and law enforcement agencies, successfully investigated for ordnance June 17 at the Sandalwood Subdivision area along Kawaihae Road in Waimea.
Exploring Big Island, where three rivers meet
The Big Island Circumnavigation Expedition took to a seldom-seen wilderness and exposed schoolchildren to the beauty and power of nature. by Chris Staudinger, Mark Peoples and John Ruskey Several thousand white-beaked coots covered the water when we arrived at the landing at the silky cusp of nightfall. When we shoved off, they did too, with wings over the water that sounded like muffled ...
14-foot shark bites swimmer at Big Island beach
A man was bitten by a 14-foot long shark while swimming at Kekahakai State Park's Mahaiula Beach on the Big Island of Hawaii Tuesday afternoon.
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MacArthur Sotheby's International Realty Leads the Big Island Real Estate Industry with More Top Producers Than Any ...
The prestigious powerhouse of Big Island Real Estate - MacArthur Sotheby's International Realty - ranks highest with the most Top Producers of any other company on the Big Island of Hawaii. With 25 years of Big Island real estate expertise, MacArthur proves that its commitment, unparalleled knowledge, and unsurpassed concierge level of service set the gold standard required by astute buyers and ...
Big Island the beneficiary of state tourney changes
The Big Island Interscholastic Federation will host state tournament regionals in girls basketball and boys volleyball during the 2013-14 seasons. The Hawaii High School Athletic Association?s executive board approved the two-sport pilot program during a meeting June 10 on Oahu. The proposal was passed by the state athletic directors during their annual meeting a day earlier at the Ala Moana ...
2 earthquakes rattle Big Island
Two minor earthquakes rattled parts of the Big Island Sunday. The first was a magnitude 3.2, just before 4 a.m. Sunday morning near Kawaihae. The second, a 3.0, started in the afternoon. This one was centered under Mauna Kea. There are no reports of any damage or injuries.
Short Hops June 18
Kalama hits hole-in-one John Kalama III hit a hole-in-one at Big Island Country Club on June 9.
In Brief | Big Island & State
Hilo woman facing burglary, theft charges Big Island police have charged a 24-year-old Hilo woman with eight property crimes stemming from reported burglaries during the first week of May.
County to defend Big Island officers in excessive force lawsuit
The County of Hawai'i will defend five police officers accused in an excessive force lawsuit. West Hawaii Today reports the county council gave the county attorney the authority to defend the officers in the federal case. The newspaper also reports that the council approved a recommendation to indemnify, or protect, the officers from any possible punitive damages. Kona resident Nicole Namordi ...
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