Hawaii Island

Hurricane Preparedness Exercise Brings Community Together

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This Saturday is the first day of the official hurricane season. While forecasters expect a relatively mild season this year, several state agencies are involving the community in preparedness exercises. And as HPR's Sherry Bracken reports, that includes on Hawaii Island.

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Construction Continues on Saddle Road

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One of the most dangerous roadways in the state is getting close to being completely revamped. That was a goal of the late Senator Daniel K. Inouye. One part of the reconstruction will be done in three months...and then there's only one section to go. From Hawaii Island, HPR's Sherry Bracken gives us an update.

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Conservation Efforts Atop Mauna Kea

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One of the most important duties of those who care for Hawaii's highest peak is conserving the natural resources. That includes both keeping invasive species out, and replanting endangered species. From Hawaii Island, HPR's Sherry Bracken tells us more.

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Music Legend Ollie Mitchell Dies

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A musician who had a big impact on the music world has passed away on Hawaii Island, but left a legacy of familiar sound behind.  From the Big Island, HPR's Sherry Bracken tells us more.

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Kohanaiki Park Preparations Begin

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Hawaii County will soon get a brand new beach park just south of Kona Airport. But before the county can accept it, there is important work going on. From Hawaii Island, HPR's Sherry Bracken tells us more.

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