Kip Cline and Marvin Graham were photographing coral about 200 yards off shore South of Mahukona when they came across a pod of whales. Cline talks about the experience.
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.
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.
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.
Two Hawaii Island principals will be honored for their work after being nominated for the Masayuki Tokioka Excellence in School Leadership Award.
A Hilo man has been charged with three offenses in connection with a reported assault Monday night.
An unconscious woman was taken to the hospital Tuesday afternoon after a 40-foot fall down an embankment near downtown Hilo.
Brew it strong — because the news for coffee lovers in a coffee-growing region just keeps getting better.
Water rates would rise 3 percent next year, followed by 4 percent the following year and then 5 percent annually for the next three years, under a proposal floated Tuesday by the county Water Board.
Five tractor-trailers carrying heavy equipment slowly ascended Mauna Kea early Tuesday morning as construction of Hawaii’s most advanced observatory prepared to get underway.
A state House committee signed off Tuesday on a series of resolutions related to the pending $4.3 billion sale of Hawaiian Electric Company to Florida-based NextEra Energy.
A Senate bill seeking funding to control albizia trees on Hawaii Island has stalled after failing to cross over to the state House of Representatives.