Police have identified the 43-year-old homeless man who was the victim of a fatal stabbing Tuesday in Hilo as Brian G. Whetten.
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Following the recommendation of Hawaii County Ocean Safety personnel, the DLNR Division of State Parks is closing the Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area beach area at noon today.
Police are warning the public about a rash of counterfeit $50 bills that are being passed in East Hawaii.
A 16-year-old Pahala girl became the first Big Island traffic fatality of 2015 in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday night near Pahala.
A Captain Cook man is in police custody charged with 21 offenses for an assortment of crimes that allegedly occured in December and January in Kona.
A fire destroyed a two-story home Wednesday in Laupahoehoe.
Police have located 40-year-old Amy Bond of Pahoa, who was reported missing. She was found unharmed this morning in Pahoa.
A brush fire sparked by the June 27 lava flow had covered about 150 acres by Tuesday evening, said Darryl Oliveira, Hawaii County Civil Defense administrator.
Civil Defense sirens in Kailua-Kona and Waikoloa areas will be tested Wednesday.
Police are searching for a missing 40-year-old Pahoa woman.
The Hawaii County Fire Department is responding to a brush fire apparently ignited by the June 27 lava flow.
A narrow lobe fed from breakouts on the June 27 lava flow advanced 20 yards to the northeast between Monday and Tuesday mornings.
The June 27 lava flow was advancing sluggishly through a breakout Monday morning while it continued to widen behind its stalled front.
Police are looking for a missing 16-year-old Hilo boy.
Police have captured a 29-year-old fugitive who has been on the lam for more than two years.