Three men and a woman were charged with an assortment of drug offenses after Kona vice officers served a search warrant Tuesday in Holualoa.
Subscribe to Local News RSS feed
The Federal Emergency Management Agency expanded its public assistance program for the June 27 lava flow to include debris removal and infrastructure repairs, the agency announced Wednesday.
Work will begin Monday at Wailuku River State Park’s Rainbow Falls section to improve the accessible passenger loading zone for buses parking at the park. The improvements include relocating the loading zone away from vehicular flow and a more durable concrete pad. This project will allow those with disabilities a safer, properly designed access to the Rainbow Falls lookout area. Project contractor is Ludwig Construction and cost is $87,600.
Proposals to create a Pahoa Village Design District and implement new sign regulations for the town cleared their first votes before the Hawaii County Council on Wednesday.
Photo by HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald.
Traveling between Kona and San Diego just got a little more direct thanks to the addition of a new route by Alaska Airlines.
In a dry land with the highest utility rates in the country, conflicts about water and power generation are never far from hand.
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.”
A 52-year-old Captain Cook man has been charged with arson for a church fire last week in Captain Cook.
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.