Hawaii Electric Light Co. put its effort to expand geothermal power on the Big Island on hold after its independent observer criticized the utility for lacking sufficient planning.
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Oahu resident Daniel Sherlock said he’s never smoked cigarettes, but his wife has been a smoker since she was a teenager.
The Hawaii Police Department will host a community meeting at noon Tuesday at the Naalehu Community Center.
A friend of a Hilo man accused of the nonfatal shooting of two police officers early last year in Hilo said he ran toward the scene of the shooting to check on the suspect’s welfare — and was beaten by officers shortly thereafter.
Roadwork on Kamehameha Avenue has begun, and drivers are being asked to seek out alternate routes to the busy thoroughfare.
A 35-year-old Honokaa man is in police custody in connection with a theft from a tourist’s rental car.
A man on the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist list may be hiding on the Big Island, the agency believes.
The state Board of Land and Natural Resources will consider a proposal Friday to use an old pipeline to transport biofuel from ships docked at Hilo Harbor.
Police are searching for a 17-year-old Hilo girl who was reported missing.
Police discovered human remains early Monday evening in South Kohala.
A South Kohala factory is up for auction, before it ever was used for production.
A marlin-tracking effort that started as an homage to the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament is providing the basis for a year-long West Hawaii Explorations Academy science project.
Hawaii County officials have downsized proposed improvements to Alii Drive, while still attempting to create a wider space for pedestrians walking on the mauka side of the road fronting the Kona Islander Inn and the Kona Alii condo building.
The Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations expects statewide employment will jump 4 percent by 2015.
A bill that would allow so-called “sustainable living research sites” skirt county building codes in Maui and Hawaii counties is moving through the state Legislature despite opposition from several state agencies and an ethics complaint against the bill’s sponsor.