A 52-year-old South Kona man has been charged with arson in connection with a suspicious church fire reported last Thursday in Captain Cook.
Mayor Billy Kenoi has tapped the founder of Mokulele Airlines to head the county Department of Research and Development.
Vietnam War veteran Charles Thompson stood up and pleaded for quicker medical care and help at a town hall meeting Wednesday for one reason — his grandson. It was his third time requesting assistance from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The brother of an Orchidland woman who was killed in 2008 by her husband said his sister “didn’t deserve to be buried in her yard, like a dog.”
Traveling between Kona and San Diego just got a little more direct thanks to the addition of a new route by Alaska Airlines.
HONOLULU — Nearly half of the guards at four prisons across Hawaii called in sick on Super Bowl Sunday.
Activity continued Tuesday along the surface and margins of the June 27 lava flow, Hawaii County Civil Defense said. A helicopter overflight of the flow planned for Wednesday morning has been delayed because of inclement weather.
Hawaii Island police arrested 21 motorists for allegedly driving under the influence of an intoxicant from Feb. 23 through Sunday. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes and one was younger than age 21, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige has extended the disaster emergency relief period for areas impacted by the lava flow on the Big Island.
HONOLULU — Karlotta Carvalho said she was a student at the University of Hawaii when she was awakened by a large shadow hovering over her bed in the middle of the night.
Two contentious bills relating to aquarium fishing are dead in the state House of Representatives.