Police have charged a Hilo man who was arrested in connection with a robbery Wednesday in Hilo.
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A Honolulu political action committee has pumped tens of thousands of dollars into three Hawaii County Council campaigns, in each case eclipsing the money the candidates were able to raise on their own.
The power and the fury of the ongoing eruption of Kilauea apparently knows no bounds.
A complaint alleging Hawaii County Council District 5 candidate Tiffany Edwards Hunt does not qualify to run in the Puna mauka election will not receive a formal ruling since it was filed after the June 10 deadline for candidate objections.
A 32-year-old Hilo man who head-butted a man in Wainaku, carjacked a vehicle and set off a manhunt that closed Mauna Kea to visitors a year ago has pleaded guilty to numerous charges.
Democratic gubernatorial candidates Neil Abercrombie and David Ige tackled airports, business issues, harbors and other topics at a forum in Kailua-Kona Tuesday.
Police are looking for a 39-year-old woman reported missing and in need of medical attention.
Police are reminding drivers that Friday is the first day children return to most public schools.
Police have made a second arrest in a case of four persons wanted for fraudulent use of a credit card.
There is no firm start date yet, but drivers can expect to encounter roundabout construction in Pahoa by October, said Salvador Panem, state Department of Transportation’s Hawaii Island district manager.
The state Department of Transportation is making completion of Saddle Road improvements a priority as it maps out projects to finish during the next four years with its share of federal funds.
A West Hawaii fish collector has been charged with second-degree terroristic threatening, according to online court records.
A $3.04 million Federal Highway Administration roads project to improve access to public lands in four states includes $802,500 to reconstruct the final 2.3 miles of Mauna Loa Observatory Road, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced Wednesday.
During the week of July 21-27, Big Island police arrested 19 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One was younger than 21.
The season premiere of Investigation Discovery’s docudrama series “Murder in Paradise” features the murder of Brittany-Jane Royal in Kalapana last year and the disappearance of her boyfriend, Boaz “Bo” Johnson. The episode, “Murder Isle,” features interviews with members of Brittany’s and Bo’s families, Hawaii County Prosecutor Mitch Roth and other Big Island residents.