An army of public officials rushed to the defense of Margaret Masunaga, a Hawaii County deputy corporation counsel, after the Hawaii State Bar Association deemed her unqualified to be a district judge.
A high surf advisory has been extended for north-facing shores of the Big Island through 6 a.m. Tuesday.
The June 27 lava flow remains active but showed no signs of advancing during the past 24 hours, the Hawaii County Civil Defense reported Monday morning.
Tropical Storm Ana continues to weaken as it moves away from the main Hawaiian Islands Monday afternoon, the Central Pacific Hurricane Center reports.
The Hawaii State Bar Association says longtime county employee Margaret Masunaga is not qualified to be a district court judge for the 3rd Circuit.
WAILUKU — A surfer holding his 8-year-old son says he punched and smacked a shark with his board to stop an attack off Maui.
Kailua-Kona resident Michael W. Fox has died as a result of a single-vehicle crash Oct. 9 on Hinalani Street near Anini Street, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
Most of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park reopened Sunday following Hurricane Ana, except for Mauna Loa Road, which remains closed because of downed trees.
The Mauna Kea Access Road remains closed Monday because of damage caused by Hurricane Ana this weekend.
A 21-year-old Hilo man charged with attempted murder after striking a man in the neck with a machete on Saturday is slated to make his initial court appearance Monday afternoon.
On winding Hualalai Road lies the Regency at Hualalai, a retirement and assisted living community. But trick-or-treaters beware: this cheery building in Kailua-Kona is home to more than senior citizens.