The Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department are searching for a 63-year-old man who fell overboard early Wednesday morning in waters near Pohoiki Bay.
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A County Council committee reached an agreement on a proposed bill being touted as a way to encourage truth in labeling on coffee packages here.
A Honolulu newspaper is reporting a hospital on Oahu has isolated a patient because the individual might have contracted the Ebola virus.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed an executive order Wednesday granting Hawaii County its portion of Chain of Craters Road.
Police say a Kona rancher chased down a man suspected of burglarizing his barn Sunday and detained him for police after receiving leads over social media.
Oahu Publications Inc. announced today that it has agreed to acquire the Hawaii Tribune-Herald and West Hawaii Today on Hawaii Island from Las Vegas-based Stephens Media LLC.
Hawaii County authorities arrested a 29-year-old Hilo man who had been featured on the cable television show “Hawaii Island’s Most Wanted” since August.
Disability advocates are suing the state Department of Human Services in an attempt to force the agency to provide early treatment in autism cases.
A 24-year-old Hilo man will be sent back to Florida to face charges he skipped out on probation for armed robbery and grand theft.
During the week of Sept. 22-28, police arrested 21 motorists for DUI.
East Hawaii’s Ernest Bowen deSilva Elementary School was among three in the state named 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools for their outstanding performance and improvement efforts.
A Kailua-Kona woman was charged Friday with several narcotics offenses after being found in an allegedly stolen vehicle.
Fall enrollment at University of Hawaii at Hilo declined for the second year in a row, despite hopes by administrators the university could maintain last year’s student levels.
The state Office of Elections was “absurdly out of touch” with the situation in Puna after Tropical Storm Iselle, state Sen. Russell Ruderman said Tuesday afternoon.
The June 27 lava flow remains weak while inflation, a sign of intruding magma, gradually builds at Kilauea.