The U.S. Small Business Administration is in Pahoa offering low-interest loans to victims of Tropical Storm Iselle.
A 29-year-old Hilo man accused of sexually assaulting a female passenger on a flight to Japan on Oct. 11 will be detained without bail, U.S. Magistrate Judge Kevin Chang ruled Tuesday.
A 39-year-old Pahoa man will be extradited to Carson City, Nevada, to face child pornography possession charges.
Three of five bills aimed at reducing loopholes and making property tax collections more fair survived their first readings by County Council and will be considered a final time when the council meets early next month.
Construction of the Chain of Craters alternate route will speed up Friday as bulldozers begin making a path over a wall of lava rock covering the road in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
The state Department of Education anticipates requesting an additional $159 million from the state during the next legislative session to cover expenditures in fiscal years 2016 and 2017.
The Big Island is seeing consistent growth in the number of employed people, as well as stability and expansion in five key industries.
The front of the June 27 lava flow advanced 30 yards since Monday, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.
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A 21-year-old Pahoa man accused of slashing a 21-year-old Hilo man with a machete during an altercation early Saturday morning made his initial court appearance Monday.
The leading edge of the June 27 lava flow remained at a standstill Monday.
An army of public officials rushed to the defense of Margaret Masunaga, a Hawaii County deputy corporation counsel, after the Hawaii State Bar Association deemed her unqualified to be a district judge.
Early walk-in voting begins today at five locations on the Big Island.
Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation Mission 3 crew members and Kim Binsted, HI-SEAS’ principal investigator, pose for a photo in front of the HI-SEAS dome on Mauna Loa. The six crew members entered the dome last Wednesday and will spend the next eight months there simulating a mission on Mars. The simulation is the longest tried in the United States, according to HI-SEAS. From left, Neil Scheibelhut, Sophie Milam, Zak Wilson, Binsted, Jocelyn Dunn, Allen Mirkadyrov and Martha Lenio. Scheibelhut and Milam are University of Hawaii at Hilo graduates. For more about the mission, visit hi-seas.org.