The Big Island’s unemployment rate decreased for a third straight month in November, the Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations reported Thursday.
An 18-year-old Kailua-Kona man facing charges stemming from a “Peeping Tom” incident in a Target restroom last month failed to appear for his arraignment in 3rd Circuit Court on Wednesday.
Hawaii Island police early Thursday arrested a woman in Kona sought for questioning in connection with the robbery of a Hilo convenience store on Tuesday.
Hawaiian Airlines on Thursday announced a definitive purchase agreement with Airbus, finalizing the Memorandum of Understanding announced earlier this year to acquire six new A330-800neo aircraft starting in 2019.
HONOLULU — The president of a Hawaii telecommunications company has been indicted on charges of diverting $4 million of the corporation’s money for personal expenses over the course of a decade.
HONOLULU — The state Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday in a lawsuit challenging Hawaii’s gay marriage law, more than a year after same-sex couples were allowed to legally marry on the islands.
The June 27 lava flow advanced about 165 yards between Wednesday and Thursday, Hawaii County Civil Defense reported Thursday.
Laaloa Beach Park, also known as Magic Sands, reopened Thursday morning, a day after the popular Kona park was closed because a 12-foot tiger shark was spotted about 20 feet offshore, Hawaii County Fire Department Battalion Chief Gerald Kosaki said.
The Hawaii County Council voted 5-4 Wednesday to appeal a federal judge’s ruling striking a law that restricts genetically modified crops on the island.
BUTTE, Montana — At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities — many of them beaten, starved or left alone to drown while agencies had good reason to know they were in danger, The Associated Press has found.
DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. has agreed to government demands to expand a driver’s side air bag inflator recall to the entire U.S.