Big Island

Via Hawaii News Now: Two new cases of rat lungworm disease, including one found in a visitor who had vacationed on the Big Island, have been detected by the state Department of Health. Investigators are still conducting an investigation to determine how and when the patients may have been infected. Late last year, according to […]

Hawaii Wildlife Fund recognized for Cleaning Ka’u coastline.

Via: BIVN – The County of Hawaiʻi is again offering Christmas tree recycling at certain transfer stations through January 15. To help make the holidays greener, the Solid Waste Division of the Department of Environmental Management says residential customers are encouraged to “tree-cycle” at the following Recycling and Transfer Stations which accept greenwaste and treecycling: Hilo, Keaʻau, […]

Police ask anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has information about it to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Frank Mohica at (808) 961-2379 or


Big Island Dairy owners confirmed Tuesday that the company will discontinue dairy and milk processing operations at the Ookala facility for financial reasons.

KAILUA-KONA — The state announced Thursday a concrete plan to import big ideas, and potentially big dollars, to West Hawaii through the vehicle of the global aquaculture industry. Capitalizing on Hawaii’s unique access to natural resources in the name of economic diversification, a partnership between multiple state agencies kicked off a process this week to […]

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