Hawaii Electric Light Co. continues to restore electric service to customers who lost power as a result of Tropical Storm Iselle. However, the company said in a prepared statement Thursday that 800 customers still are in the dark and it could take another two weeks — in some cases, even longer — to restore power to all affected customers.
A 46-year-old inmate who was reported missing from the Hale Nani Work Reintegration Center in Hilo has been apprehended.
Lowell, a Category 1 hurricane packing 75 mph winds, continues to move toward the northwest about 815 miles southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, National Hurricane Center forecasters said Thursday.
Tropical Storm Karina on Thursday continues to churn in the Eastern Pacific some 1,260 miles east-southeast of the Big Island, National Hurricane Center forecasters in Miami said.
HONOLULU — University of Hawaii sports programs are again projecting a deficit and plan to cut spending on operational budget items by about 5 percent.
Ms. Aloha Nui will be named Friday evening.
A cross stolen from the front lawn of a historic Hilo church has been returned to the house of worship.
The alleged triggerman in a double homicide last year in Hilo will get a new lawyer.
Pier 1 Imports is prepping to open a store in Hilo within Prince Kuhio Plaza.
A politically connected pumping company will be allowed to keep a baseyard it built in a Hilo neighborhood that’s zoned residential, despite constructing a five-bay industrial warehouse after getting a permit for a single-family home.
Forecasters on Thursday continue to monitor two low pressure systems located far south of the Big Island.