Simple DIY with HPM – 2×4 Basics Flip Top BenchTable

We are bringing versatility to this Simple DIY with HPM Hawaii by introducing The BenchTable from 2×4 Basics. IT’S EASY! Simple assembly with only a powered screwdriver and a saw. Only straight, 90 ° cuts are required –no miters or angles. STEP-BY-STEP VIDEO Tools & Items Needed For This Project: Flip Top BenchTable kit from HPM 2×4 lumber […]

Surprisingly Good: Hilo Cacao & Chocolate Festival

A nonprofessional review of the Hilo Cacao & Chocolate Festival. Authors note: “Surprisingly Good” does not denote that I was expecting the event to be bad, merely that I was surprised at the event’s overall goodness. THE EVENT: This Saturday we decided to take the family to the 2nd Annual Cacao & Chocolate Festival held at Hilo Hawaiian Hotel. This […]

5 Struggles of the Mainland Hawaiian

5 Struggles of the Mainland Hawaiian (A Person from Hawaii Goes to the Mainland) By: Chanel Bentosino Hawaii is the most isolated island chain in the world, and with that comes a unique culture that you can’t find anywhere else. With warm weather and beautiful beaches, it’s hard to believe anyone would ever want to […]


**Updated** The House has shut down the bill** The Hawaii State Senate has approved a bill that would make the State of Hawaii a “Sanctuary State” for all undocumented immigrants.  The bill will now be sent to the House for their consideration and if it passes the House, Hawaii will become only the 2nd state […]

Big Island Grown Dispensaries Grand Opening of Waimea Set For March 9th

For Immediate Release Kristen “KT” Thario 808.518.3191 Communications Manager (Waimea, Hawaii Island – Saturday, March 9th, 2019) – Big Island Grown Dispensaries (B.I.G.), one of two medical cannabis companies on the Big Island, announced today they will open their Waimea location tomorrow, March 9th, 2019. This B.I.G. retail location will function as a satellite […]

Increased Police Presence Tomorrow

Hawaii Island Police are aware of social media post expect increased police presence tomorrow at our schools. Hawaii Island Police are investigating a threat made on a social media post towards one of the island schools. In addition to the Big Island School threat, other threats were made toward some Oahu Schools. Police investigating the […]