The county Salary Commission has pay hikes in store for county officials who didn’t get raises last year, including the next mayor and County Council.
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An advocacy group for victims of sexual abuse is asking the state Department of Human Services and Catholic Charities to explain how children were continually placed in the care of Jay Ram, accused in a lawsuit of abusing boys he fostered and adopted.
Two men accused of a brazen violent daytime jailbreak from Hawaii Community Correctional Center in late 2012 have been given separate trial dates.
Hawaii Island’s tourism industry has steadily increased over the years, but an increase in hotel prices and air fares could have an adverse effect on the market this year.
HONOLULU — Hawaii House members put forward a new minimum wage plan Thursday that would allow most employers in the state to take a longer time to increase wages.
A 24-year-old homeless Hilo man was sentenced Wednesday to five years probation and 18 months in jail after pleading no contest to kidnapping, robbery and vehicle theft.
The fate of a 32-year-old Hilo man accused of shooting two police officers early last year is in the hands of a jury.
Real estate sales are increasing in the Puna district and decreasing in South Hilo for the first quarter of 2014.
Two Mauna Kea observatories confirmed this week the discovery of the first, potentially habitable, Earth-sized planet found outside our solar system.
Road construction is ongoing on Highway 19 at mile marker 16 in Umauma.
Eight companies submitted proposals to build a waste reduction facility by the Tuesday deadline.
F ans of “Hawaiiana Live” bid aloha to the weekly show at the Palace Theater on Wednesday.
Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald has appointed Henry T. Nakamoto as judge of the District Family Court of the Third Circuit (County of Hawaii).
A 23-year-old Waimea woman has been charged with eight felonies in connection with a stolen checkbook.
If the county moves ahead with the purchase of more than 1,200 acres of Ka‘u coastline, as the County Council’s Finance Committee recommended Tuesday, it will create the largest beach park in the state, Lehua Lopez-Mau said.