Hawaii Island

Two Weekends of Holiday Parades Set for Big Island

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Holiday events are underway on Hawaii Island. HPR's Sherry Bracken has a rundown including details on upcoming parades.

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Hilo Dental Clinic to Open in Mid-December

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Hawaii Island residents sometimes struggle to find affordable dental care. Now, thanks to generous community support and federal funding, a public dental clinic is opening in Hilo. Sherry Bracken has more from Hawaii Island.

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Endurance Athletes Embrace Three-Day Triathlon

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Hawaii Island is well-known for its Ironman World Championship. But that grueling, 140-mile race isn't enough of a challenge for a group of athletes who gathered here over the weekend. From Kona, Sherry Bracken tells us about an "ultra" Big Island triathlon.

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Two Residents Will Attend UH-Maui's Institute of Hawaiian Music

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There is a new Hawaiian music institute on Maui. It's part of the University of Hawaii system. From Kona, HPR's Sherry Bracken tells us about the only two Big Island boys who will attend.

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Low Income, Transitional Housing Opens in Kona

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Hawaii County has unveiled its latest low-income housing project. Yesterday's untying of the maile lei opens the door for 40 families to start their new lives in positive surroundings. From Kona, HPR's Sherry Bracken has more.

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