Hawaii Island

Hawaii County Officials Inaugurated

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Hawaii County inaugurated its Mayor, its Council members, and its prosecutor at ceremonies yesterday at Afook Chinen Auditorium in Hilo.  The new Council also held its first meeting.  HPR's Sherry Bracken was on hand and tells us how things went.

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HECO Meetings on Hawaii Island

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Hawaiian Electric is developing a long term plan for the use of oil and alternative energy sources.  The planning team is going statewide to get public input.    HPR's Sherry Bracken tells us that next week they'll see what residents of the Big Island have to say.

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Hawaii Play Re-enacts 1897 Petition Signing

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The Hawaiian Civic Clubs are taking the lead in presenting a play based on an 1897 newspaper story about how Hawaii's residents reacted to America's annexation of the Hawaiian islands.  From the Big Island, HPR's Sherry Bracken tells us about the first presentation in North Hawaii.

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Ultraman Athletes Share Thanksgiving Eats

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While most of us are focused on food and football today, 35 athletes on the Big Island will be eating a diet of a different kind as they prepare to embark upon a grueling 320-mile triathlon.  From Kona, HPR's Sherry Bracken tells us more.

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Behind-The-Scenes of the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

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Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, and for many Hawaii families, the morning is filled not only with getting that turkey stuffed and ready to go, but with watching the big parade from New York on television.  HPR's Sherry Bracken spoke with the parade's TV producer for a behind-the-scenes look at the annual holiday event.

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