Jon Barretto did not just finish first in the Ultimate Hawaiian Trail Run 5k on Saturday. He finished with style. The Lihue man dove headfirst across the finish line, rose to his knees, looked up, closed his eyes and let out a loud yell. Victory, and one heckuva mess, was his.
A Hawaii county official says damage to county facilities from the flooding caused by Hurricane Lane’s torrential rains totaled about $20 million.
The National Park Service has acquired a 1,952-acre oceanfront property in Ka‘u on the Big Island from a Florida real estate developer.