Hawaii Island

Prescription Drug Take Back Day Could Curb Car Accidents

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This Saturday, the Drug Enforcement Administration is conducting their prescription and over-the-counter drug takeback day.  Law enforcement officials will collect expired or unneeded medications from residents.  And although this is a national program, Hawaii Island has a special concern about those drugs.  From Hawaii Island, HPR's Sherry Bracken tells us more.

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Queen Liliuokalani Trust Opens Interpretive Center

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When Hawaii Island's newest highway was built, workers unearthed a number of historical artifacts. Now they'll be housed in a new Hawaiian preserve and cultural interpretive center. From Hawaii Island, HPR's Sherry Bracken tells us more.

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A Look Back at Taxes During the Hawaiian Kingdom

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Unless you filed an extension, tax season is over for you.  But in the days of old Hawaii, you might have still more to pay.  From Hawaii Island, HPR's Sherry Bracken explains.

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HTA Hopes to Draw More Visitors to Hawaii Island

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Tourism has been growing on all islands across the state, but in some places, there's more room to grow.  That's certainly the case on the Big Island of Hawaii.  HPR"s Sherry Bracken has more from Kona.

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UH Hilo Baseball Coach Joey Estrella Retires

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University of Hawai'i at Hilo's baseball team celebrated two big wins Saturday night when they closed their season by beating the Academy of Art University in a double header.  But the school, the fans, and the team also acknowledged a bis loss.  From Hawaii Island, HPR's Sherry Bracken explains.

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