There's a new facility near the Kona Airport that's important to island residents--and not just the human variety. It's the latest addition to the Natural Energy Laboratory--and it should help protect one of the state's most vulnerable species. From the Big Island, HPR's Sherry Bracken explains.
A play opens this Friday in Hilo that will recall a political event in our state's history--the overthrow of the monarchy and the trial of Lili'uokalani. But the play goes further than a simple historical summary. HPR's Sherry Bracken explains.
The Trial of Lili‘uokalani will be performed upstairs at the East Hawaii Cultural Center (EHCC), 141 Kalakaua St., in downtown Hilo. Friday and Saturday evening shows start at 7 pm with Sunday matinees at 2 pm.
The Hawaii County Council is considering two bills that would ban genetically modified organisms from being grown on the island. HPR's Sherry Bracken was at Thursday's meeting where the bills came up for testimony and has a report.
Any international passengers coming to Hawaii have to clear customs in Honolulu. That was not always the case. Up until last year, visitors from overseas could travel directly to Kona. But now the Kona Customs Facility is closed. From Hawaii Island, HPR's Sherry Bracken explains why.