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.
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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.
Police are looking for a 27-year-old man and a 59-year-old woman wanted in unrelated Kona abuse cases.
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.
Trial has been set for a 22-year-old Honomu man accused of the fatal stabbing of a homeless man.
Two Hawaii Island principals will be honored for their work after being nominated for the Masayuki Tokioka Excellence in School Leadership Award.
The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory downgraded its alert level for Kilauea volcano from a warning to a watch today as the June 27 lava flow remains miles upslope of Pahoa.
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.
Police are searching for a missing 17-year-old Kailua-Kona boy.
During the week of March 16-22, police arrested 12 motorists and one boater for driving/boating under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One was younger than 21.
Police closed the Wainaku Street bridge over the Wailuku River around 4 p.m. Tuesday in response to a call of a woman who may have fallen from the bridge.
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.
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.