Electricity was restored to Hilo International Airport’s runway lights Wednesday after being knocked out by a lightning strike last weekend.
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Hawaii County has scheduled a “Family Fun Fest” on Aug. 23.
A man accused of attacking a woman, stealing her sport-utility vehicle, then leading police on a chase and trying to run down two officers with the stolen SUV before being shot by one of the officers made his initial court appearance Thursday.
A fish farming technology company plans to begin construction of a huge, untethered and highly automated spherical pen for farming yellowfin and bigeye tuna off the Kohala coast.
Construction of the Pahoa District Park will begin in less than two weeks, Hawaii County announced Thursday.
A 36-year-old woman from Mexico sprained her ankle while hiking to see an active lava flow and was airlifted off a rainforest trail by a county helicopter early Wednesday evening.
It’s that time again, when shoppers are hitting Big Island stores, stocking up on school supplies and searching for the best deals in town. Meanwhile, several retailers are studying their moves and are anticipating an increase in sales.
A 58-year-old Ainaloa woman sentenced to five years probation last June for growing marijuana pleaded not guilty to another round of drug charges.
A 44-year-old Honaunau man who allegedly shot his neighbor earlier this month pleaded not guilty Thursday to attempted murder.
Drivers traveling north from Hilo to Hamakua are using Hilo Bayfront Beach Park (also known as Bayfront Highway canoe area) as a detour to enter Bayfront Highway.
The gubernatorial debate was brought to the Big Island on Wednesday as Gov. Neil Abercrombie squared off against challenger state Sen. David Ige in Waimea.
County Council candidate Ron Gonzales says he is qualified to run in District 9, despite a persistent buzz on the coconut wireless that he doesn’t live in his district.
A judge cleared the way Wednesday for the state’s reopening of Kulani Correctional Facility.
Pohakuloa Training Area is opening several training areas for bow hunting from 5 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.