**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 […]

Missing: Glenn Miller of Keaʻau

Hawai’i Island Police are searching for a missing 41-year-old Keaʻau man with a medical condition that requires care and medication. Glenn Miller was last seen in Keaʻau on, (October 30). He is described as approximately 6-feet-2-inches, 170 pounds, short brown hair, and blue-gray eyes. He may be in operation of a black 1991 Mazda four-door sedan […]

Missing: Brandon Kessler-Mizuguchi

HPD Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are searching for a 14-year-old Hilo boy, who was reported missing. Brandon Kessler-Mizuguchi was last seen in Hilo area on, (September 4), at about 8:00 p.m. He is described as 5-feet, 100 pounds with short black hair and brown eyes with a medium complexion. Police ask anyone with information […]


“The Nine Hole Kings’ Shops Lakeside Putting Course set to open October 15” Kings’ Shops, Waikoloa Resort, Hawaii, (October 3, 2018) – Kings’ Shops is pleased to announce the opening of a new nine-hole professional putting course on the Kings’ Lake. The first of its kind on the Big Island, Kings’ Shops Lakeside Putting is […]

Flood Insurance Meeting for Property Owners/Renters

A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII This is a Civil Defense message for Monday, September 24 at 11:30 in the morning. The Department of Public Works and associated agencies invite Hawaii County property owners and renters to attend an important educational meeting on flood and other insurance. Flooding is one of the major natural disasters […]