More stories by Elyssa Arevalo

A long-time Hilo hotel is shutting down

The Pagoda Hilo Bay Hotel, formerly known as Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay Hotel has been a fixture on the Big Island for decades but officials say…

King tides roll in with high surf advisory in effect for south-facing shores

Friday’s high tide peaked at 5:07 p.m. and a high surf advisory remains in effect for south-facing shores through 6 a.m. Sunday.