Waiakea High School was locked down Thursday morning after the discovery of a “suspicious object” on campus, according to a Hawaii Police Department alert.
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HONOLULU — The chairwoman of the Hawaii House Agriculture Committee said Thursday she intends to fight for a bill that would establish a task force to study genetically modified foods.
Hawaii County officials want garbage diverted from the Hilo landfill and turned into something useful. While waste-to-energy incinerators are the first thing that comes to mind, the ultimate facility may not be a burner.
A bill that would create a public funding program for state House elections is getting mixed reviews.
Police are renewing their request for the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted for the attempted robbery of a bank in Hilo in January.
A 20-year-old Captain Cook man faces an assortment of criminal charges following a burglary early Tuesday morning in Kealakekua.
Police are renewing their request for information about an attempted robbery that occurred in Hilo on Halloween night, Oct. 31, 2013.
House Speaker Joseph Souki has given Rep. Faye Hanohano a letter of reprimand in response to recent complaints over her behavior.
There are 57 issues inhibiting organic food production and distribution in Hawaii, and 93 potential opportunities and solutions to address them, according to a recent report.
Despite the sorry state of many of Hawaii Island’s highways, and Mayor Billy Kenoi’s promise to use capital projects to stimulate the economy by putting people to work, some $2.3 million of gas taxes collected during the bottom of the recession is sitting in a bank instead of being used to build roads.
A police officer shot in the line of duty early last year recounted the night it occurred to a jury Wednesday in Hilo Circuit Court.
Good news for Burger King fans, but not so much for those who love Wendy’s.
Police are warning the public about an email scam from someone posing as a real estate agent.
An unnamed farmer filed a lawsuit seeking relief from requirements of Hawaii County’s recently enacted ban on genetically modified crops.
The middle class and poor are increasingly footing the bill for Hawaii Island’s electric grid when wealthier homeowners, businesses and government agencies opt out by installing photovoltaic systems, the county energy coordinator said Tuesday.