The brother of an Orchidland woman who was killed in 2008 by her husband said his sister “didn’t deserve to be buried in her yard, like a dog.”
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Dozens of people came out Tuesday to support two nonbinding resolutions asking the county administration to seek long-term contracts to divert materials from the county’s two landfills.
The dispute about nighttime well drilling at Puna Geothermal Venture remains headed toward litigation after a compromise proposed by Hawaii County Council member Margaret Wille failed to gain support from either side of the issue.
Gov. David Ige extended the emergency proclamation for the June 27 lava flow Monday until the end of the year.
Tucked away along the South Kona coastline, far from the reach of most, is a largely intact fishing village the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust hopes to protect in perpetuity.
A 51-year-old Pahoa man who shot his landlord’s son in the chest with a speargun more than 20 months ago was sentenced Monday to five years in prison.
For weeks, 13-year-old Serena Ball’s focus has been the pronunciation, origins, roots and spelling of more than a thousand words.
Hawaii Island lost a centenarian — and likely its oldest resident — last month.
Hawaii County police and fire officials were in agreement Monday that a bicyclist apparently struck and killed by an on-duty police officer early Sunday morning was not involved in a hit-and-run.
A 33-year-old Kona man was sentenced Monday to 15 additional years in prison for two escapes, including 10 years for a violent jailbreak more than two years ago at Hawaii Community Correctional Center in Hilo.
Today is “Hinamatsuri” or Girls’ Day. It is the third day of the third month and is also called Doll’s Day in Japan. Parents and grandparents of newborn girls buy special dolls that are displayed on shelves from the end of February till today. These dolls are special dolls that are handed down from generation to generation and are not to be played with, but are packed away, only to be displayed again at the same time the following year, in time for Girls’ Day.
Extended furlough inmate Jason Cantan turned himself in at Hawaii Community Correctional Center in Hilo at 11 a.m. today.
When she was 16 years old, Kathy Higaki took on what was supposed to be a simple, part-time job after school.
A 63-year-old Michigan man was killed Sunday after allegedly being struck by an on-duty Hawaii Police Department officer in what the Hawaii County Fire Department described as a hit-and-run incident on Waikoloa Road in South Kohala.
For years, Dr. Craig Kadooka has has been trying to convince his patients to get more exercise.