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A walk down memory lane: Three Honokaa buildings added to National Historic Places list in 2018, further preserving the town’s history  West Hawaii Today

HONOKAA — Taking the 1-mile walk down Mamane Street in Honokaa Town is like a step back in time — as far back as the late 19th and early 20th centuries.



Johnny Nicholas will rock the island with Honokaa Dragon Jazz Band  West Hawaii Today

HONOKAA — Blues master and roots music aficionado Johnny Nicholas from Austin, Texas will perform with young musicians of Honokaa High's Dragon Jazz ...



Wright On: Four who floored us in 2018  Hawaii Tribune Herald

There never seems to be the right time to thank everyone who allows me to intrude on their lives for a day or two of research that produces a column on the ...



VIDEO: Honokaa Jazz Band Hopes For Na Hoku Nomination  Big Island Video News

WAIKOLOA, Hawaiʻi - The Honokaʻa High School student musicians are seeking a Na Hoku Hanohano Award nomination for their CD, "Playin' In Traffic.".



Wright On: Hometown hero Kanekoa heeds much-needed call at Honokaa  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Last-minute replacement Keisha Kanekoa inherits a girls basketball roster at Honokaa that features seven players. “We need to get that passion back in our ...



HHS alum holding 130th anniversary T-shirt design contest  West Hawaii Today

HONOKAA — All community members have a chance to be a part of history by participating in a souvenir T-shirt design competition for Honokaa High School's ...



Runnin’ with Rani: A look back at the top 2018 performances in swim, bike and run  West Hawaii Today

Another year of Big Island swim-bike-run is just about in the books. As we are just a few days away from ringing in the 2019 New Year, now presents the perfect ...



Making music that matters: Honokaa Jazz Band releases ‘Playin’ in Traffic’  West Hawaii Today

Vocalists Ryan Hooley and Kaylynn Iona sing along Honokaa's main street. (COURTESY PHOTO/SARAH ANDERSON). Honokaa Jazz Band performs in front of ...



Red tape: Honokaa High School gym completion further delayed  West Hawaii Today

Honokaa High School's athletics director shows how the gym floor has looked since October. (LANDRY FULLER/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY). All of the ...



Honokaa earns first win of BIIF season with a thrilling 14-9 victory over rival Hawaii Prep  West Hawaii Today

Honokaa's Klayton Gascon is brought down by a host of Hawaii Prep defenders after picking up a short gain for a first down during the first quarter of Friday's ...



Gobble, gobble  West Hawaii Today

NORTH HAWAII — For the twelfth consecutive year, students in Honokaa High School's Leadership Training Program prepared and served a free Thanksgiving ...



Top of the class: Three HHS seniors reach mutual goal  West Hawaii Today

Roland Afaga, Zhanelyn Cacho and Rod Neil Burbano are among six HHS valedictorians who will graduate from Honokaa High School this Saturday. (LANDRY ...



Sirens to be tested Tuesday through Thursday  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency and Hawaii County Civil Defense will conduct siren testing starting Tuesday and continuing ...



Maunakea Scholars program expands  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Maunakea Observatories announced its signature Maunakea Scholars program will, for the first time, be available to schools on every major island in Hawaii.



Three Honokaa seniors receive Maunakea Scholars awards  West Hawaii Today

(Left to right) Yuko Kakazu from Subaru Telescope; Doug Simons from the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope; Shania Ebreo, Keilani Steele and Kiralee Tanaka ...



Teen boy killed in Big Island crash was Honokaa High basketball player  Hawaii News Now

HONOKAA, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - The teenage boy who was killed in a Big Island motorcycle crash on Monday has been identified as a Honokaa ...



More students taking, passing Advanced Placement exams  West Hawaii Today

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Waiakea High School students gather after school near the front of the campus Tuesday afternoon. HOLLYN ...



Honokaa High School grad profiles: Skyla Lee and Romilly Benedict  Hawaii Tribune Herald

About 130 students are projected to graduate from Honokaa High School on Saturday. The commencement ceremony begins at 10 a.m. in the Honokaa Gym.



VIDEO: 300 Page “White Paper” Details Honokaa School Problems  Big Island Video News

During a community meeting at the People's Theatre Thursday night, school teacher Miles Okumura talks about the 300 page "white paper" documenting ...



Deceased businessman David De Luz Sr. remembered by friends, family  West Hawaii Today

HILO — Prominent Big Island businessman David De Luz Sr. is being remembered by those who knew him as a role model and self-made entrepreneur who ...



New ob-gyn joins NHCH  West Hawaii Today

WAIMEA — Dr. Mark Villarin is the newest addition to North Hawaii Community Hospital's team of physicians and certified nurse midwives at their Women's ...



Project Reach Out: Volunteers spread motivational message to teens, one school at a time  West Hawaii Today

Waimea Middle School sixth-graders have a tough time not laughing while playing the compliment game led by comedians Russell Satele and Bronson Varde.



Astronomical observations  West Hawaii Today

Honokaa High School graduate Keilani Steele, with guidance from W. M. Keck Observatory Support Astronomer Carlos Alvarez, gathers spectra of the Draco ...



Kauai hosts Kalaheo to start football preseason  Thegardenisland.com

The 2018-19 Kauai Interscholastic Federation schedule was released Thursday afternoon. The high school football preseason for Kauai will begin Aug. 3 when ...



Hospitality industry awards $52,000 in scholarships to public school seniors  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Nine Hawaii Island students were among seniors from each of the state's 42 public schools who received a $1,000 scholarship for their postgraduate education ...



Project aims to prevent suicide, encourages students to seek help  Hawaii Tribune Herald

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Honokaa High School junior Lehua Peters, 17, tells her story during the Project Reach Out teen suicide prevention ...



Paniolo Parade carries on for its 43rd year  West Hawaii Today

Lai Bertelmann represents Lanai in the keiki pa'u, along with her four-year-old nephew Kailihiwa Cox. (LANDRY FULLER/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY).



School sidelines football players for cyberbullying  Hawaii News Now

The photograph posted on Instagram then published in the Hawaii Tribune-Herald shows five Honokaa High School football players flashing middle fingers ...



Calendar for June 30  Hawaii Tribune Herald

*NOTE: Check availability and location of all Hawaii Volcanoes National Park events. Arts and Exhibits. ADVERTISING. FRIDAY, July 6. CONTEMPORARY ...



Austin bluesman Johnny Nicholas ‘Hell Bent’ on Hawaii Island  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Photo by Brandon Aguilar Austin bluesman Johnny Nicholas and Hell Bent will play three shows on the Big Island with the Honokaa High School Dragon Jazz ...



Bowled over: More than two years in the making, Hina Rae’s expands to Kamuela  West Hawaii Today

WAIMEA — Deciding which item to order at Hina Rae's Kamuela is no easy feat. Customers have been salivating over the menu — with 10 different acai bowls, ...



Clayton Kaoao Forsythe  Daily Herald

Clayton Kaoao Forsythe, age 63, passed away in Provo, Utah, May 30, 2018. Clayton was born October 2nd 1954 in Wahiawa, Oah'u, Hawaii to Edward William ...



VIDEO: Honokaa High School Jazz Band gets Grammy  Big Island Video News

Video by David Corrigan | Voice of Stephanie Salazar On Thursday evening, the Honokaa Peoples Theater was packed with fans of the Honokaa High School ...



Pacific Media Group Celebrates Shining Seniors  Big Island Now

Distinguished students from around the island gathered on Saturday at Nani Maui Gardens in Hilo for Pacific Media Group's 33rd Annual Salute to the ...



Dreams really do come true: HHS graduate joins CFHT tech staff  West Hawaii Today

Eric Dela Rosa landed his dream job last month at Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope. (LANDRY FULLER/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY). Eric Dela Rosa ...



Revised Kukuihaele park plan presented  Hawaii Tribune Herald

After more than a year of neighborhood contention regarding construction of a park in Kukuihaele, county planners presented a new and largely well-received ...



Waimea beats Classical Academy in preseason game  Thegardenisland.com

Waimea running back Kawelo Huddy (5) evades a Classical Academy defender during a preseason game Friday at Hanapepe Stadium. Photo by Manuel S.



Kahua Paa Mua plans to expand youth farming programs: Seeks additional funding  West Hawaii Today

HAWI — For the past five years, Kahua Paa Mua — meaning building a firm foundation — has established a presence in North Kohala on two-acres at Hoea ...



Hawaii schools receive funding for new STEM education programs  KHON2

Twelve Hawaii schools will be able to expand science, math, engineering and technology education for their students as the first recipients in a multi-year, $2.2 ...



Calendar for July 14  Hawaii Tribune Herald

*NOTE: Check availability and location of all Hawaii Volcanoes National Park events. Arts and Exhibits. ADVERTISING. TODAY, July 14. CONTEMPORARY ...



Hawaii Island graduation ceremonies set  West Hawaii Today

More than 11,000 students are expected to graduate from public schools in ceremonies happening across the state in late May and early June. The following ...



Credit union awards 8 scholarships  West Hawaii Today

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union is helping eight high school seniors take their first step toward their future goals with a scholarship to a two- or four-year ...



Blowing their own horns: 57th annual Waimea Twilight Parade pays tribute to truckers as island’s lifeline  West Hawaii Today

WAIMEA — Drivers honking their horns at pedestrians is a rarity in civil Waimea. But truckers doing so in concert can be heard much to their delight the first ...



Kanu o ka Aina graduates take wing  West Hawaii Today

WAIMEA — Polani Kahakalau and Luana Zablan, two alumna of Kanu of ka Aina New Century Public Charter School, are 2017 graduates of UH-Hilo.



Alumni football games bring in more than $20,000  Hawaii 24/7

Hawaii 24/7 Staff. Final score: Hilo 24, Waiakea 7 7:30 pm Kickoff Friday, Jan 4, 2013. Wong Stadium. Hilo got on the board early in the first quarter and Waiakea ...



VIDEO: Keck Observatory Holds Open House  Big Island Video News

WAIMEA, Hawaii - Observatory employees transformed nearly an acre of the campus into a science festival filled with hands-on educational activities.



Kona AAUW awards scholarships  West Hawaii Today

The Kona chapter of American Association of University Women has awarded its 2017 scholarships to three women from West Hawaii schools. Each will receive ...



HPA Pumpkin Patch Festival Coming Oct. 19  Big Island Now

The 23rd Annual Hawaii Preparatory Academy will be held Sunday Oct. 19. The festival will feature locally grown pumpkins, keiki activities, food booths and live ...



Obituaries | 8-1-14  West Hawaii Today

Editor's note: Obituaries are published free of charge as a public *service*. The *content* is subject to editing to ensure parity treatment and style continuity.



AP test scores improve  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Big Island public school students are making strides on Advanced Placement exams, though performance overall still trails behind national averages.



Takamine to head Hawaii state labor department  Big Island Video News

November 30, 2010 – HONOLULU, Hawaii Rumors that State Senator Dwight Takamine will be joining Hawaii Governor-Elect Neil Abercrombie's administration ...



Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival celebrates silver anniversary: Festival blossoms into largest event in 25 years  West Hawaii Today

WAIMEA — Roxcie Waltjen has vivid memories of the first Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival in 1994. After all, the event was held the same week she ...



Kinoole Farmers Market awards $1,000 scholarships  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Three East Hawaii students each were selected to receive $1,000 scholarships from the Kinoole Farmers Market, an affiliate of the Hawaii Farm Bureau.



VIDEO: Hawaii Island honors Camero, fallen US Marine  Big Island Video News

Kona video by Lynn Biettel, Visionary Video| Waimea video courtesy Baron Sekiya, Hawaii247.com | Voice of Stephanie Salazar KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii: The ...



Maui High Makes Shirota New Football Coach  Maui Now

Deciding to stay in-house, Maui High School hired veteran teacher Keith Shirota on Wednesday to be the school's next head football coach.



JCAH honors Dodo Mortuary, Seaside Restaurant  Hawaii Tribune Herald

The Hilo-based Japanese Community Association of Hawaii honored Dodo Mortuary Inc. and the Seaside Restaurant as the recipients of the 2017 Nikkei Kigyo ...



On S.F.’s Haight Street, drifters accused of killings put people on edge  SFGate

Even before they were accused of killing a backpacker in Golden Gate Park and a hiker in Marin County, the three drifters made an impression. Along Haight ...



Panel ponders Hilo landfill closure  Hawaii Tribune Herald

County administration has a bit more explaining to do before the County Council is ready to approve a $20 million bond issue creating a closure plan for the Hilo ...



Basketball team from afar has 2 big boosters on Oahu  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The Honokaa High School boys basketball team has made it to the state championship tournament for the first time in eight years. It's a bit of a Cinderella story, ...



Code Lavender: A different way to handle stress and trauma at the hospital  West Hawaii Today

WAIMEA — Code blue, red, pink, yellow or orange in hospitals signifies an emergency. ADVERTISING. WAIMEA — Code blue, red, pink, yellow or orange in ...



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