Despite strict rules against using county-issued credit cards for personal purposes, and a prohibition against purchasing alcohol with them, Mayor Billy Kenoi charged $892 on his county card at a Honolulu hostess bar one December day in 2013.
The number of Hawaii Island residents caught driving under the influence is down from last year, but police say that doesn’t mean people are drinking and driving any less.
It’s been another rough legislative session for Kona coffee growers who want only local products to carry the local label.
State lawmakers have made an initial push to bring Brazilian jiu-jitsu into Hawaii’s schools.
The world’s largest defense contractor, Lockheed Martin, is teaming up with NELHA-based Kampachi Farms on a venture to make open-ocean aquaculture commercially viable.
The county has put Puna traffic cameras online at punatraffic.com, which monitors traffic monitoring service for the lower Puna to Keaau area, according to a statement.
Hawaii County Fire Department operations in West Hawaii are not being jeopardized by recent turmoil in the office that resulted in two battalion chiefs being put on paid leave, a top-ranking Fire Department official said this week.
The alarm bells might no longer be sounding, but few people in Puna have any illusions that they are completely out of harm’s way.
While the June 27 lava flow is not dead, the downgrading of the threat from Kilauea volcano Wednesday could provide the Federal Emergency Management Agency with a closing date for the disaster.
The husband of a Hilo woman critically injured in a fall Tuesday from an embankment near the Wainaku Bridge described her as “my world.”
A 39-year-old Honomu man who committed two failed robbery attempts almost two years ago told a judge Wednesday drugs took over his life.
A 34-year-old homeless man was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for assaulting a police officer and threatening a Hilo convenience store clerk.
When it comes to population increases in Hawaii County, more of us flew here than grew here, according to the latest data released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Two Hawaii Island principals will be honored for their work after being nominated for the Masayuki Tokioka Excellence in School Leadership Award.
With the threat level from Kilauea volcano downgraded Wednesday, Hawaii County will consider scaling back its lava flow updates and overflights that have been a nearly daily occurrence for the past six months, said Civil Defense chief Darryl Oliveira.