Hawaii Island

Ironman Volunteers Get Their Due

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The west side of Hawaii Island is getting back to normal this week after having 20,000 visitors in town for the Ironman triathlon.  HPR's Sherry Bracken tells us there's a whole group of people who don't get a lot of attention but are integral to its success.

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Kona's Aloha Theater Presents "The Toxic Avengers"

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There's an unusual turn of events involving a musical now on stage in Kona. Instead of having come FROM Broadway, this musical is headed TO Broadway after its stop on Hawaii Island. HPR's Sherry Bracken reports.

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Hawaii County Behind on Sending New Voter Data

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More than 4,500 Hawaii County voters have either changed their addresses or registered anew since the August 11 primary registration deadline, but it's not clear when they will receive confirmation of their voter status.  From Hawaii Island, HPR's Sherry Bracken reports.

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Habitat for Humanity 'Blitz Build'

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Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii is on track to meet an ambitious goal.  The group is building new homes for five families---all in less than two weeks.  We have an update on the project from HPR's Sherry Bracken.

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Burglaries Up 40 Percent

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Hawaii Island is seeing a spike in property crimes---burglaries, car thefts, and thefts of items from cars.  HPR's Sherry Bracken tells us about a commuity meeting to address the issue.

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