Waikōloa man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, other offenses after reported shooting incident in Kawaihae : Big Island Now

A Big Island man was arrested Dec. 30 on suspicion of attempted murder and other offenses after an alleged shooting incident on a North Hawaiʻi highway early that morning in [...]

2024-01-01T09:45:27+00:00January 1st, 2024|Hawaii News|0 Comments

Hau’oli Makahiki Hou! What’s happening in Hawaii for New Year’s Eve 2023/2024

As the final hours of 2023 fade into 2024, we want to wish you a Hau’oli Makahiki Hou! That’s the Hawaiian way of saying Happy New Year. Hawaii really knows [...]

2024-01-01T05:44:06+00:00January 1st, 2024|Hawaii News|0 Comments

First monthly test of outdoor warning siren system scheduled : Big Island Now

December 31, 2023, 3:00 AM HST The first monthly test of the all-hazard Statewide Outdoor Warning Siren System in 2024 is scheduled for Jan. 2 at 11:45 a.m. The siren [...]

2023-12-31T13:37:34+00:00December 31st, 2023|Hawaii News|0 Comments

Did These Hawaii Hotels Contribute To Bad Hawaii Visitor Wildlife Behavior?

One person’s recent actions have sounded alarms on both sides of issues regarding tourism and wildlife. To those advocating for mindful, responsible tourists, this event is an example of why [...]

2023-12-31T09:36:58+00:00December 31st, 2023|Hawaii News|0 Comments

Record donation of $3.5M made to UH-Mānoa music department : Big Island Now

Barbara Smith. Photo Courtesy: Hawaiʻi Arts Alliance A record $3.5-million gift to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa from the Barbara Barnard Smith Foundation will fund the music department’s first-ever [...]

2023-12-30T21:05:51+00:00December 30th, 2023|Hawaii News|0 Comments

Volcano Watch — New Year’s Eve 1974: Kīlauea’s most recent Southwest Rift Zone eruption : Big Island Now

Volcano Watch is a weekly article and activity update written by U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists and affiliates. This week’s article was written by Hawaiian Volcano Observatory geologist [...]

2023-12-30T13:04:04+00:00December 30th, 2023|Hawaii News|0 Comments

Tentative Settlement Reached In Lawsuit Over Fatal Shooting By Honolulu Police

Financial details have not been released because the City Council must finalize the deal. A tentative settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed against the City and County of [...]

2023-12-30T09:03:17+00:00December 30th, 2023|Hawaii News|0 Comments

State seizes another 17.5 tons of illegal fireworks : Big Island Now

December 29, 2023, 4:30 PM HST The Hawai‘i Department of Law Enforcement’s Illegal Fireworks Task Force seized an additional 17.5 tons of illegal fireworks Friday during a routine tariff inspection [...]

2023-12-30T05:01:58+00:00December 30th, 2023|Hawaii News|0 Comments

Kaleo Manuel Became A Cause Celebre For Maui Water. Now He’s Leaving The State Water Commission Without Saying Why

The deputy water commissioner told one state lawmaker he didn’t want to be ‘an obstacle.’ But he’s not commenting publicly. A state water official championed by Native Hawaiian and environmental [...]

2023-12-29T13:38:50+00:00December 29th, 2023|Hawaii News|0 Comments

Big Island man sentenced for stabbing his ex-girlfriend multiple times in 2021 : Big Island Now

December 28, 2023, 9:22 PM HST A Big Island man was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison for stabbing his ex-girlfriend multiple times and causing her life-threatening injuries more [...]

2023-12-29T09:36:58+00:00December 29th, 2023|Hawaii News|0 Comments

Men’s Basketball Opens Big West Play Against Cal State Fullerton

Story Links HONOLULU— The University of Hawai'i men's basketball team begins its Big West schedule with a meeting versus Cal State Fullerton on Saturday,  Dec. 30 at SimpliFi Arena at Stan [...]

2023-12-28T09:16:21+00:00December 28th, 2023|Hawaii News|0 Comments

Police seeking missing Hilo man Mitchell Carroll : Big Island Now

December 27, 2023, 2:32 PM HST Mitchell Carroll. Photo Courtesy: Hawai‘i Police Department Hawai‘i Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 37-year-old Mitchell Carroll of Hilo, who [...]

2023-12-28T01:06:55+00:00December 28th, 2023|Hawaii News|0 Comments

Police continue Hawaiian Acres murder investigation : Big Island Now

December 26, 2023, 3:07 PM HST Hawai‘i Island police have reclassified the Dec. 23, 2023, shooting of a Puna man to second-degree murder after the 39-year-old victim was pronounced dead [...]

2023-12-27T09:00:55+00:00December 27th, 2023|Hawaii News|0 Comments

State Hospital Workers Who Witnessed A Nurse’s Murder Have Been Denied Workers Comp

A doctor treating four employees said the decision is “unconscionable” and will delay their ability to address the trauma they experienced. A group of Hawaii State Hospital workers who witnessed [...]

2023-12-27T00:59:34+00:00December 27th, 2023|Hawaii News|0 Comments

Santa Claus Returns To Lahaina For ‘The Most Important Year Of All’

On Maui, Proctor discovered the business of Santa Claus could be lucrative. He took the starring role on a series of catamaran boat cruises out of Maalaea Harbor. He morphed [...]

2023-12-25T20:49:08+00:00December 25th, 2023|Hawaii News|0 Comments

Coroner’s inquest launched in possible drowning in waters off Kona : Big Island Now

December 24, 2023, 4:39 PM HST * Updated December 24, 4:40 PM A 57-year-old man from Germany died on Christmas Eve after a snorkeling tour in waters off Kona and [...]

2023-12-25T12:45:27+00:00December 25th, 2023|Hawaii News|0 Comments

Jingle Bells Hawaii Flight Diversions: Two Flights, Same Route. Why?

Amidst the twinkling lights and festive spirit of Christmas, Hawaii’s skies recently witnessed a strange and unique twist – two pre-Christmas flight diversions on the same route and day that [...]

2023-12-25T08:44:01+00:00December 25th, 2023|Hawaii News|0 Comments

Maui Starts Building Temporary Landfill For Wildfire Ash And Debris Despite Public Concerns

The county has proposed making Olowalu the permanent site to store 400,000 cubic yards of contaminated material but the mayor will make the final decision. More than 200 people turned [...]

2023-12-24T09:36:18+00:00December 24th, 2023|Hawaii News|0 Comments

Longtime Hawaii Visitors Bid Farewell: The Why Behind Their Leaving

Something truly surprised us when we wrote about Hawaii’s downturn this holiday season, even having authored Beat of Hawaii for nearly two decades. That is the unprecedented number of regular [...]

2023-12-23T21:31:33+00:00December 23rd, 2023|Hawaii News|0 Comments
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