Woman dies after slipping from cliff and getting swept away, authorities say
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow/Gray News) - A 29-year-old woman died after she slipped from a cliff and got swept away in Hawaii early Saturday morning. Kalai Reyes and her boyfriend Dylan Gapp were watching the waves together near Hawaii Paradise Park around 2 a.m. when she fell in the water, HNN reported.
Civil Beat’s Next Pop-Up Newsroom Will Be On The Big Island
Save the date! The next Civil Beat pop-up newsroom is on Monday at the Kealakekua Public Library in Hawaii County. Reporters, editors and engagement team members will be available from 10 a.m. and 4 p.m to answer your questions about our journalism and hear your suggestions for stories. The format...
Hawaiʻi's wastewater system needs an overhaul, local advocate says
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced this week it will provide $50 million to Hawaiʻi for upgrades to drinking water and other clean water infrastructure projects. The news came as close to a thousand water experts gathered at the Hawai’i Convention Center for the Pacific Water Conference. The...
Woman, 29, dead after falling into ocean off Puna Coast
HAWAIIAN PARADISE PARK, Hawaii (Island News) -- A local family in the Puna District is mourning the loss of a 29-year-old Keaau woman. Hawaii County Police have not released personal details about the victim of what is being investigated as an accident.
New mobile kitchen trailer created to serve Hawaii County
HILO, Hawaii (Island News) – The Salvation Army Hawaiian and Pacific Island’s Division launches its newest community asset, the “Malama Ohana Kitchen,” a mobile kitchen aimed to serve Hawaii County residents. The state-of-the-art 32 ft mobile kitchen is expected to be an impactful addition to The...
Luxurious Keauhou Estates Home Sells for $2.9M
Nestled in the serene neighborhood of Keauhou Estates near Kailua-kona, Hawaii, a stunning resort-style home recently sold for an impressive $2,925,000 on February 16th. Located at 78-6889 Keaupuni St, this exquisite property boasts 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, and a generous 3,029 square feet of living space on a sprawling lot size of 0.50 acres. The new owners will enjoy breathtaking panoramic ocean and sunset views from nearly every corner of the residence.
County officials are seeking nominations for this year’s Outstanding Older Americans
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Listen up, Kupuna of Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii counties!. County officials are seeking nominations for this year’s Outstanding Older Americans. This year’s theme is “Powered By Connection.”. County officials are looking to honor one man and one woman per county for their efforts and...
Exploring Kailua-Kona's Japanese Dining Scene: 3 Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we're going to explore three exquisite Japanese restaurants located in Kailua-Kona. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Italian Culinary Journey: Four Unmissable Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
In this article, we explore four delightful Italian restaurants located in Kailua-Kona. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences and thoughts in the comments section below.
Refreshing Kailua-Kona: A Guide to the Top 4 Juice Bars & Smoothies
In this article, we will be exploring four exceptional juice bars and smoothie spots in Kailua-Kona. Have you had the chance to taste the delights from any of these locations yet? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts. Please share your experiences in the comments section below.
Today the gas price is close to $4.97 in Captain Cook as of 2024-02-22. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.270, a week ago the price is $3.278 , according to AAA.
Savor the Spices: Top 3 Indian Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
In this article, we'll be exploring three outstanding Indian restaurants in Kailua-Kona. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Tropical Taste Sensations: The 3 Must-Visit Hawaiian Restaurants in Captain Cook
In this article, we're exploring three exquisite Hawaiian restaurants located in the heart of Captain Cook. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? We'd love to hear your experiences, so feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Utility Work to Close One Lane of Ali‘i Drive
Beginning tomorrow, February 20, through Friday March 1, Hawaiian Electric crews will replace two utility poles on Ali‘i Drive in Kailua-Kona. During the work, one lane on Ali‘i Drive between Hualalai Road and Walua Road will be closed from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m on weekdays. The work...
Racists Once Terrorized This Hawaii County. Diversity Made It Prosper
Hawaii is often perceived as a haven of multiculturalism and harmony, yet its history is marked by racial conflicts and violence. One illustrative incident occurred in 2014 in Kahakuloa, a small village on Maui, where two Native Hawaiian men brutally assaulted a white man attempting to move into their remote, traditional fishing village.
Saturday Morning Weather - Cool and breezy conditions
HONOLULU (Island News) -- Lingering clouds and showers in the wake of a cold front will continue over portions of Maui County and the Big Island into Saturday. Cool, northerly winds will persist across the state through the weekend, and turn more easterly early next week. Wind Advisory until 6...
Big Island weekly lane closures: Feb. 17-23
MOUNTAIN VIEW (WEEKEND WORK) Single lane closure on Māmalahoa Highway (Route 11) possible in either direction between mile post 12 and 15, on Saturday, Feb. 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for vegetation cutting. MOUNTAIN VIEW. Single lane closure on Māmalahoa Highway (Route 11) possible in either direction...
Fouillet, Bears Make Ground On Day Two
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii – The No. 19 California women's golf team moved up in the Pac-12 Preview standings Tuesday after posting the sixth-best score out of the 12 teams competing at Nanea Golf Club. The Golden Bears improved two strokes on their first-round score, carding an 8-over-par 300 to move...
Cool Off in Kailua-Kona: 4 Must-Try Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Destinations
In this piece, we'll be exploring four delightful Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt spots in Kailua-Kona. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
San Diego State Women’s Golf 11th at Pac-12 Preview, Narita Tied for 22nd
The San Diego State women's golf team is in 11th place at the Pac-12 Preview at Nanea Golf Club in Hawai'i, with Emma Narita leading the team in 22nd place with a one-over-par 147. SDSU shot a 305 in the second round, three off their opening round 302. Stanford and...