Police have arrested a 38-year-old Pahoa man who was shot by police Monday after leading them on a motor vehicle chase for suspicion of attempted murder.
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Police say a reported domestic incident resulted in a non-fatal officer-involved shooting at about noon Monday.
A defendant in a Hilo double homicide case reiterated his desire for a new lawyer Monday and told the judge he wants a change of venue, saying his slain girlfriend is related to Hawaii County’s mayor.
As of Friday, the following individuals are wanted by the Hawaii Police Department because of outstanding warrants:
HONOLULU — The rate of people without health insurance in Hawaii has dropped below 6 percent since the implementation of the federal health care law, state officials said Monday.
The county Department of Finance is taking a dim view of a proposal by Kohala Councilwoman Margaret Wille to give some homeowners a bigger tax break on their primary residence.
Golfers will get a look at proposed changes for the Hilo Municipal Golf Course at a meeting today.
A new commercial development is being proposed for Hawaiian Ocean View Estates.
The first group of inmates arrived Monday at the re-opened Kulani Correctional Facility.
Richardson Ocean Park will close July 30 for little fire ant control.
During the week of July 14-20, Big Island police arrested 15 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Six of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One was under the age of 21.
The Hawaii County Council adopted design guidelines for Pahoa Village in a 9-0 vote last Friday.
John J. Lujan, 69, of Pahoa died July 4 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired carpenter. Visitation at 10 a.m. Saturday with 11:30 a.m. funeral service at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home in Hilo. Honolulu services pending. No flowers. Survived by wife, Angelina Lujan of Pahoa; sons, James Lujan of Honolulu, Jesse Lujan of Honolulu, Jason Lujan of Pahoa and Aaron Lujan of Pahoa; stepdaughter, Jainette (Miles) Iwasaki of Honolulu; brother, Micheal Lujan of Honolulu; sister, Christina Taite of Honolulu; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
PAHALA — The need to keep Ka‘u Hospital operating as a “safety-net” facility was major topic of discussion during a public meeting Saturday of the Hawaii Health Corp. East Hawaii Board of Directors.
Normal trade wind weather patterns may begin to return late today as Hawaii emerges from a statewide flash flood watch.