Photos by HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald.
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Despite strict rules against using county-issued credit cards for personal purposes, and a prohibition against purchasing alcohol with them, Mayor Billy Kenoi charged $892 on his county card at a Honolulu hostess bar one December day in 2013.
Kip Cline and Marvin Graham were photographing coral about 200 yards off shore South of Mahukona when they came across a pod of whales. Cline talks about the experience.
Police are searching for a missing 17-year-old Hilo girl.
The world’s largest defense contractor, Lockheed Martin, is teaming up with NELHA-based Kampachi Farms on a venture to make open-ocean aquaculture commercially viable.
State lawmakers have made an initial push to bring Brazilian jiu-jitsu into Hawaii’s schools.
It’s been another rough legislative session for Kona coffee growers who want only local products to carry the local label.
The number of Hawaii Island residents caught driving under the influence is down from last year, but police say that doesn’t mean people are drinking and driving any less.
Hilo resident Kip Cline is no stranger to adventure. This is a guy who, spontaneously and without training, tackled Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa on a bicycle.
In conjunction with the 52nd Annual Merrie Monarch Festival, a temporary one-way traffic pattern will be in effect on Kalanikoa Street in Hilo.
The county has put Puna traffic cameras online at punatraffic.com, which monitors traffic monitoring service for the lower Puna to Keaau area, according to a statement.
A 39-year-old Honomu man who committed two failed robbery attempts almost two years ago told a judge Wednesday drugs took over his life.
The husband of a Hilo woman critically injured in a fall Tuesday from an embankment near the Wainaku Bridge described her as “my world.”
While the June 27 lava flow is not dead, the downgrading of the threat from Kilauea volcano Wednesday could provide the Federal Emergency Management Agency with a closing date for the disaster.
The alarm bells might no longer be sounding, but few people in Puna have any illusions that they are completely out of harm’s way.