Improvements to the county’s Hele-on bus system that were promised when fares were hiked in mid-2013 are finally taking shape, with new vehicles and more mechanics helping reduce downtime and late buses.
A wind advisory has been posted for the Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa summits through noon Saturday, according to the National Weather Service in Honolulu.
The school attended by a Waikoloa boy who drowned last Sunday is raising funds to try to help the family with funeral expenses.
Coast Guard crew rescues man off Kauai Coast Guard crew rescues man off Kauai
Hawaii Police Department detectives have arrested a 22-year-old Mountain View man in connection with a shooting that occurred on June 28 in the Eden Roc subdivision in Mountain View.
A 33-year-old Mountain View woman has been released from police custody after being arrested for suspicion of attempted murder and theft of a vehicle, in connection with an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Tuesday in the Puna District.
Hawaii Island police have arrested a 24-year-old man in connection with a robbery of a convenience store on Kekela Street in Hilo on Tuesday.
Hu Honua Bioenergy expects to resume onsite operations with a full team of employees and contractors before year-end, including final site preparation, delivery of specialized equipment and construction mobilization.
The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ Office of Consumer Protection announced Friday that Hawaii, 49 other states and the District of Columbia, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Federal Communications Commission reached settlements with T-Mobile USA Inc. of $90 million in payments, and resolves allegations T-Mobile placed unauthorized charges for third-party services on consumers’ mobile telephone bills, a practice known as “mobile cramming.”
Hawaii County will likely 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 reportedly in possession of more than a pound of illegal narcotics Dec. 10 at a Big Island airport.