The June 27 lava flow continues to slow as it approaches Pahoa Marketplace.
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Police arrested one suspect in the Tuesday robbery of a convenience store near the Prince Kuhio Plaza in Hilo and are seeking another.
Police identified the body recovered from an underwater cavern system Wednesday near Hapuna Beach as 13-year-old Gwyneth Agustin Borromeo, also known as Jayson Borromeo, of Waikoloa.
In observance of Christmas activities at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo, there will be a temporary one-way traffic pattern on Kapiolani Street.
During the week of Dec. 8-14, Hawaii Island police arrested 21 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic crash. Three of the drivers where younger than 21.
Hawaii County likely will start the new year as the only county in the state banning electronic cigarettes at parks, beaches and other public places.
A 28-year-old man pleaded not guilty on Thursday to meth trafficking charges filed after he and a Kona woman were arrested for allegedly possessing more than a pound of illegal narcotics Dec. 10 at a Big Island airport.
The process by which planned unit developments are approved is a step closer to being under greater public control.
Malama Market’s shelves were left mostly bare Thursday as lower Puna’s supermarket closed its doors in anticipation of the arrival of the June 27 lava flow.
The Big Island’s unemployment rate decreased for a third consecutive month in November, the Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations reported Thursday.
Police are investigating a warehouse and office burglary at the Island Princess Macadamia Nut facility in Keaau.
Police have identified the body recovered from an underwater cavern system near Hapuna Beach on Wednesday as 13-year-old Gwyneth Agustin Borromeo, also known as Jayson Borromeo, of Waikoloa.
Police serving a warrant for contempt of court Wednesday afternoon made a bigger discovery — an allegedly stolen pickup truck with a bullet hole.
A judge Thursday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to exempt state employees and contractors from county and state laws banning aerial hunting.
Gov. David Ige will make an appearance tonight at the lava community meeting to speak with Puna residents affected by the June 27 flow.