- State to fund U. of Hawaii telescope, but not on Mauna Kea Updated: Oct-10-15 1:44 pm
HILO, Hawaii - The University of Hawaii at Hilo is getting $450,000 from the state to purchase a replacement for a soon-to-be decommissioned telescope on Mauna Kea.
- Hawaii receives grant to study false killer whales Updated: Oct-05-15 8:13 pm
HILO, Hawaii - Researchers in Hawaii have received nearly $1.2 million in federal grant funding to study the elusive false killer whale.
- Development company plans to launch energy kite near Waimea Updated: Oct-03-15 11:33 am
HILO, Hawaii - A Google-owned development company hopes to test a massive energy kite near Waimea next year.
- Lawsuit over munitions cleanup at Pohakuloa to go to trial Updated: Sep-28-15 8:28 am
HILO, Hawaii - The trial is set to start this week in a lawsuit claiming Hawaii failed to protect former kingdom lands at Pohakuloa that are now being used for live-fire exercises by the U.S. military.
- Hilo company works with NASA on sustainable landing pad Updated: Sep-26-15 1:49 pm
HILO, Hawaii - An aerospace agency based on Hawaii's Big Island is teaming up with NASA on a project that would bring sustainability into space.
- Hawaiian crow could be reintroduced to wild as soon as 2016 Updated: Sep-25-15 7:38 am
HILO, Hawaii - Hawaii wildlife officials say Hawaii Island's native crow, the alala, could be reintroduced to the wild as early as next year.
- Developer aiming for Mauna Kea telescope completion in 2024 Updated: Sep-22-15 8:10 pm
HILO, Hawaii - Despite legal challenges and a halt in construction, TMT International Observatory says it still expects the Thirty Meter Telescope to be ready in 2024.
- World War II veteran pilot finally earns his wings Updated: Sep-22-15 2:33 pm
HILO, Hawaii - Despite his heroic service as a bomber pilot in World War II, Walter F. Hughes was not licensed to fly commercially for 70 years after his return to civilian life.
- Hawaii man bit by shark swims to shore, posts video online Updated: Sep-21-15 6:47 pm
HONOLULU - A Hawaii spear fisherman who was bit in the leg by a tiger shark off the coast of the Big Island swam to shore and then filmed a video of his deep wound as he was being carried away on a gurney.
- Man pleads not guilty to taking Kamehameha statue's spear Updated: Sep-18-15 7:27 am
HILO, Hawaii - A homeless man accused of vandalizing the King Kamehameha statue in Hilo has pleaded not guilty.
- Big Island historic theater fundraises for air conditioning Updated: Sep-14-15 10:25 pm
HILO, Hawaii - Operators of a nonprofit Big Island theater are asking the community to support a fundraising campaign that would bring air conditioning back to the 90-year-old structure.
- Arrest made in case of Hawaiian king statue's spear Updated: Sep-10-15 10:46 pm
HILO, Hawaii - Police have arrested a man in connection with a spear that was taken from King Kamehameha's statue on Hawaii's Big Island.
- Police: Hilo man stole 6 ukuleles, 3 government vehicles Updated: Sep-10-15 10:22 pm
HILO, Hawaii - Police say a Hilo man stole ukuleles (OO'-coo-leh-lehs) and government vehicles.