Hawaii Island

Hawaii Island Among 17 Communities to Win Healthcare Grant

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Hawaii County was awarded a $16.1 million dollar federal grant to improve access to health care and now the impact is beginning to be felt in the community. HPR's Sherry Bracken has more from Hilo.

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A Year Later: Tsunami Repairs Continue Along Kona Coast

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Some of the areas hardest hit by the March 2011 tsunami were along the Kona coast, north and south of Kailua Village.  A year later, HPR's Sherry Bracken has an update on the recovery.

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'Exchange of Aloha' Will Mark Tsunami Anniversary

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This weekend is the anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami which devastated Japan and affected parts of Oahu and the Big Island. From Kona, HPR's Sherry Bracken has a rundown on recovery efforts here.

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Kenoi Proposes $365 Million Budget

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There will be no increase in property taxes on Hawaii Island if the county council approves the budget put together by Mayor Billy Kenoi. That’s just one highlight of the mayor’s proposed budget. From Hawaii Island, HPR’s Sherry Bracken has more.

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Puna School Celebrates `Ulu

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This Saturday, a Hawaiian-focused charter school in Puna will host the first ever `ulu festival, celebrating breadfruit. HPR's Sherry Bracken has more.

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