WAIALUA, Oahu — You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.
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If all goes as planned, Tom Benton will be shipping Sharwil avocados to the mainland come November.
Police are seeking the public’s help in finding two missing teenage girls.
The jobless rate for Hawaii Island appears to be continuing a slow downward march.
Oahu-based soldiers will convoy from Kawaihae Harbor to Pohakuloa Training Area, Tuesday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
The head of the state Division of Aquatic Resources is pledging a new era of community input.
County Prosecutor Mitch Roth said he’s “disappointed” by a 10-month jail sentence handed down Thursday to a 52-year-old Puna man described by his own lawyer as “illiterate” and “naive” in a felony drug and forgery case.
An overturned tanker truck caused the closure of Mamalahoa Highway (Highway 190) for about six-and-a-half hours Thursday afternoon and evening near the 15-mile marker in the Waikoloa area.
Police have charged a 30-year-old Hilo man for a Febuary home burglary in Hilo.
A Kona man has been charged with meth trafficking and other offenses after allegedly being found in possession of almost nine ounces crystal methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
A 35-year-old Waikoloa man was arrested Thursday night on suspicion of attempted murder.
Two men accused of a brazen violent daytime jailbreak from Hawaii Community Correctional Center in late 2012 have been given separate trial dates.
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.
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.
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.