HONOLULU — A Hawaii County law restricting genetically engineered crops is invalid, a federal judge said in an order issued Wednesday.
Missing Big Island extended furlough inmate Coburn Kaimiola Jr. has been returned to the Hawaii Community Correctional Center, according to the state Department of Public Safety.
Area artists, cultural advisers and students collaborated to create a large-scale, outdoor mural focusing on the Hawaiian lyrics, stories of place, cultural and historical heritage of Keauhou.
Extended furlough inmate Tasha Gardner failed to report for her scheduled check in Tuesday at the Hawaii Community Correctional Center and the Hawaii Police Department was notified, according to the state Department of Public Safety.
DETROIT — A dispute between U.S. safety regulators and air bag maker Takata Corp. escalated Wednesday when the government threatened fines and legal action unless the company admits that driver’s air bag inflators are defective and agrees to a nationwide recall.
Hawaii Island police are searching for a 27-year-old Kailua-Kona man who was reported missing.
A Kona man is facing felony charges after he was arrested for beating his dog in a car Monday in Kealakekua.
Thanksgiving travelers spent Tuesday catching flights in Anchorage, Alaska, and Honolulu to destinations as remote as the Alaska village of Pitkas Point and as far away as Saipan.
No tsunami was triggered by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake that struck early Wednesday in waters off Indonesia.
A Waikoloa man is in police custody in connection with an affray in Waikoloa early Monday that sent two men to the hospital.
A strong flow of recovery and reconstruction supplies through Hilo Harbor kept Young Brothers shipping totals on the rise at that port, even as other maritime entry points around the neighbor islands saw cargo volume slip 2.1 percent in the third quarter.