A repair and painting crew has been busily patching, repairing, and painting around 40 buildings on Kamehameha Avenue in downtown Hilo since the beginning of the month. The project is now drawing to a close. HPR's Sherry Bracken took a stroll through downtown Hilo to check the progress.
Here's a quiz. What does Hilo have in common with Halifax, Nova Scotia--Macon, Georgia--Joplin, Missouri--and Placerville, California? HPR's Sherry Bracken has the answer, from the Big Island of Hawaii.
Non profit organizations across the islands share at least one major challenge: raising money. That includes student organizations at colleges. And at U-H Hilo, there’s a group that’s putting a new twist on an old tradition. Stephanie Salazar has that story from Hilo.