Police are seeking a 27-year-old Hale Nani work furlough inmate who failed to return to the Hilo facility Wednesday after job seeking.
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The state Department of Public Safety said a 33-year-old inmate on extended furlough failed to report for her scheduled check-in Tuesday at Hawaii Community Correctional Center.
HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that Hawaii County can’t enforce a law restricting genetically engineered crops because it’s pre-empted by state law.
Police are searching for a 27-year-old Kailua-Kona man who was reported missing.
Police have charged a Kona man with felony offenses after arresting him for allegedly beating his dog.
WAIKOLOA VILLAGE — Police arrested a 20-year-old Waikoloa man Monday morning after responding to a domestic disturbance that resulted in two men receiving knife wounds.
Responding to public opposition, the state Department of Health dramatically watered down its proposed rules phasing out cesspools, but it’s unknown if Gov. Neil Abercrombie will sign the package before he leaves office Monday.
A strong flow of recovery and reconstruction supplies through Hilo Harbor kept Young Brothers shipping totals on the rise at that port, even as other maritime entry points around the neighbor islands saw cargo volume slip 2.1 percent in the third quarter.
Photos by HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald.
A house fire Monday in Fern Acres is being investigated as possible arson, according to a police log.
PAHOA — Lava that was threatening homes more than a week ago continues to cool as Hawaii County prepares to restore access to Pahoa Village Road in time for Thanksgiving.
“Catastrophic cuts to services” are on the horizon if legislators don’t provide more funding this year, says the head of East Hawaii’s public health care system.
The most direct route into Pahoa Village from Hilo and upper Puna should be open by Thursday, according to the county’s Civil Defense chief.
Coral reefs are considered the marine equivalent of tropical rainforests. The very mention of them tends to bring to mind the corals themselves, which are tiny animals belonging to the group Cnidaria and living in colonies consisting of many individuals, each called a polyp. Or, images are evoked of fish and other marine inhabitants that rely on this diverse and beautiful ecosystem for habitat, shelter and food.
During the week of Nov. 17-23, Hawaii Island police arrested 22 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Eight of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes.