AC Transit plans to roll out a modern double-decker bus Monday to begin a three-week test on a variety of routes. The idea is to see whether the two-story transit vehicles work as well, or better, at hauling heavy loads of passengers than the extra-long.
KAILUA- KONA — A professional athlete suffered serious injuries after he struck a vehicle on the cycling course of the 39th annual Ironman championship, Saturday morning. The accident occurred around 11 a.m. Hawaii Police Maj. Robert Wagner said the .
HILO — Mass Transit Administrator Tiffany Kai is stepping down and Mayor Harry Kim is bringing in a retired U.S. Marine to whip the struggling Hele-On bus system into shape. Kim said Monday he started on a plan to fix problems plaguing the county bus  .
A 21-year-old Hilo man accused of stealing two county buses from the Mass Transit baseyard in Hilo made his initial appearance Wednesday on charges related to the theft of the second bus . Hilo District Judge Peter Bresciani ordered Kawelo Nakamura to .
KONA, Hawaii -- No, this isn't an episode ... According to one member of Hawaii's Volcanoes National Park, "It [the legend] was started by a tour bus driver in the 40s who was tired of people picking up rocks and sand and getting it all over his bus.
Homeless individuals, meanwhile, have been congregating in Hilo's county parks, Mooheau bandstand and Hele-On bus terminal. Facilities for East Hawaii may take a while yet. Lance Niimi, executive assistant to Mayor Harry Kim who's coordinating .
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A "Bike and Cruise" cycling vacation ... on a cruise to Hawaii on Oct. 19 for 14 nights. A bridge expert will be on board to help players. Beginner, intermediate and advanced players are welcome. Ports of call include Hilo and Kona on the big island.
The Bus, Hawaii's main form of ... Mauna Kea is Hawaii's highest point and home to the world's biggest telescopes at the Mauna Kea Observatories. Drive 90 minutes from Hilo on Route 200 up the twisting, winding, Saddle Road, and stop at the Visitor.
HILO — A grand jury on Wednesday indicted a 49-year-old Mountain View man accused of shooting a 36-year-old Pahoa man in the head during a gun battle July 30 at Isaac Hale Beach Park in Pohoiki. Rodney E. Wilbur Sr. is charged with attempted .
Some days, it's a regular Hele-On bus . Blue and white or green and white, big and bulky or small and rattly. Often windblown, with windows open to overcome the malfunctioning AC. Other days, it's a Polynesian Adventure Tours bus . Crisp and clean .
Christmas came in July for the county Mass Transit Agency, when seven buses from Honolulu arrived Wednesday at Hilo Harbor. The used buses are a welcome addition to the Hele-On bus service, which has only half of its fleet operating. A slew of .
KAILUA- KONA — Hawaii County officials hope to heighten security with surveillance cameras at baseyards around the island in light of continued thefts. Cost for a ... Most recently, a Hele-On bus was taken from the Mass Transit Agency baseyard on Aug.
These days, travelers to Hawaii can find numerous ways to cut costs. Here are some suggestions on how to keep an island vacation from ... a public bus travels between Hilo and Kailua-Kona once a day; there are also feeder routes. The Hawaii Value.
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